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Special Assignment (Israel and The Shiites) #95803

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 03, 1985
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(Studio) Israel's release of some Lebanese POWs and relocation of others reported; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Israeli-Lebanese Border) Formerly Pro-Israel Shiites' change to terrorist opposition to Israel in south Lebanon reviewed; films shown. [WOMAN - looked forward to peace with Israeli presence.] Israeli tactics pushing Shiites into Syrian camp explained, discussed. [Former administration for south Lebanon Zvi ALPELEG - denies preventing Shiites their self-rule.] [Prime Min. Shimon PERES - won't submit to terrorism.] Israel's policy against Shiites now in south Lebanon described, shown. [PEOPLE - (thru translators) resent Israeli attacks.] Possibility of jihad (holy war) against Israel by factions loyal to Ayatollah Khomeini considered.
REPORTER: Bob Zelnick

Bell, Steve;
Zelnick, Bob

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