NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The end of the week-long US Marine-led Operation Matador along the Iraq-Syrian border, the daily violence in Iraq & the government's extension of the state of emergency featured; scenes shown of the rubble in a border town, insurgent attacks in Baghdad; details given about the Baghdad assassination of the Iraqi director general of the foreign ministry. [Voice of 2nd Marine Div. Col. Robert CHASE- says the aim is to neutralize the insurgents' sanctuary in the area.] [Radio Tigris host Ayad al-AIDI- says Iraqis say it is genocide, not resistance.] What radio callers are saying about the insurgency quoted.
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