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Islamic militant group release statement on Lebanon hostages

Title
Islamic militant group release statement on Lebanon hostages
Genre
News report
TX Date
2 Feb 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:02:18
Description
Report from the Lebanon where Christian envoy Terry Waite is being held as a hostage. Includes report from Lebanon Free Radio on statement by the Islamic Jihad group saying any attacks by the Americans on Middle East states will result in the indefinite holding of hostages and hostages will not be released until Muslim political prisoners are released. Reporters not identified.
Contributors
Lebanon Free Radio
Keywords
Iran; Political prisoners; Terrorism; Tehran; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Abduction; Islamic Jihad; Terry Waite; Hezbollah

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