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Lebanon / PLO In-Fighting / Israeli Bombing Aftermath #81969

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 06, 1983
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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat reported retreating to new position near Tripoli, Lebanon, for possibly his last stand against Syrian-backed PLO rebels. Israel's continued security precautions following recent terrorist bombing of its Tyre, Lebanon, post described.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tripoli, Lebanon) Status of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in-fighting here examined; films shown. Arafat's continued appeal for emergency Arab summit meeting noted; situation in 2 Palestinian refugee camps here described. [ARAFAT - recalls similar situation during siege of Beirut.] His claim that Syria is shelling loyalists' supply ships mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israel's closing of local roads and impact on Lebanese population in Tyre bombing aftermath noted; death toll from attack in Tyre recalled. Israeli cabinet's perception of US-Israel relations in light of bombing, which they blame on Syria, mentioned. [Prime Min. Yitzhak SHAMIR - outlines upcoming discussions in DC.] Continued funerals for Friday victims noted, shown.
REPORTER: John Donvan

(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger said refusing to comment on US retaliation for terrorist bombings in Beirut, Lebanon; undersecretary state Lawrence Eagleburger's reaction to Arafat's problems quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Donvan, John;
Hickey, Jim

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