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Fighting in Beirut - Israeli view

Title
Fighting in Beirut - Israeli view
Genre
Press conference; Speech
TX Date
6 Jul 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:00
Description
Press statement by Mordechai Gazit, Israeli Chief of Military Intelligence, where he accuses the Syrians of trying to destroy a quarter of Beirut following renewed fighting between Arab forces and right-wing Christian militias. Includes interjection by reporter, Peter Allen-Frost.
Contributors
Peter Allen-Frost; Mordechai Gazit
Keywords
Israel; Middle East; Jewish-Arab relations; Religion; Military affairs; Lebanon; Beirut; Christianity; Islam; Warfare; Syria; Arab states; Religious conflicts

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