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Mideast Fighting #9179

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1970
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(Studio) Israeli and Egyptian jets trade attacks, Israel hits on Canal near Cairo, Egypt hits E. of Canal. Palestinian guerrillas claim they attacked Israel across Jordan River. Amman sources say 4 in King Hussein's cabinet resign in protest of handling of guerrillas.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Amman, Jordan) Hussein abdicated, not officially; all he has left is his title. Power now held by guerrilla groups; King can't control them; fears civil war; wants to unite Jordan's strength against Israel. [HUSSEIN - interviewed.]
REPORTER: Ray Moloney

Moloney, Ray;
Reynolds, Frank

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