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Lebanon / Elections / Hizballah #791400

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 30, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Lebanon’s first parliamentary elections since the end of Syrian occupation noted.

(Nabatiyeh, south Lebanon: Elizabeth Palmer) The reverence in south Lebanon of Hizballah, which the US views as a terrorist organization, examined; details given of Hizballah’s role in suicide bombings, which they pioneered, and of their rise as a political force. [President BUSH – says Hizballah is on the terrorist list for a reason.] [Al Manar TV newscaster Zeinab SAFFAR†- says we try to focus on ethnic concerns.]

Roberts, John;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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