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Iraq / Al Sadr Revolt #762592

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004
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(Athens: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jennifer Eccleston) The peace agreement between radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the government in Iraq featured; details given of al-Sadr’s offer to disarm & leave the Imam Ali shrine if the Americans withdraw from Najaf. [Iraq expert M.J. GOHEL†- notes al-Sadr becomes assertive when weakness is shown.] The threat to kill kidnapped American journalist Micah Garen†† unless US forces pull out of Najaf noted; video shown of Garen with hooded gunmen.

(Athens: Brian Williams) A deadly riot at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad reported.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Eccleston, Jennifer
Duration:
00:02:30

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