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Iraq / Green Zone Explosions / Al-Sadr / Amnesty / Al Jazeera Ban #793762

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 07, 2004
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(Studio: Patti Ann Browne) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John Cookson) The day’s events in Iraq reviewed; details given about explosions near the Green Zone in Baghdad, the ongoing battle by Marines against militias loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in the holy city of Najaf, interim Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s offer of amnesty to insurgents involved in minor crimes, and the decision by the interim government to temporarily ban the Arab television network Al Jazeera; scenes shown.

(Studio: Patti Ann Browne) The hoax involving a report that an American was beheaded in Iraq and the arrival of NATO officers in Iraq noted.

Browne, Patti Ann;
Cookson, John

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