TITLE

Heading for a Showdown

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, William E.; McGeary, Johanna; Stewart, William
PUB. DATE
July 1983
SOURCE
Time;7/4/1983, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the rebellion within the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), causing serious jeopardy on the future of Chairman Yasir Arafat. It states that Arafat attacked PLO military positions around the Bekaa Valley of eastern Lebanon. Then, the rebels stormed a convoy of twelve PLO vehicles in the western Syrian town of Homs, in an ambush aimed to kill or capture Arafat. It notes that the Syrian government expelled Arafat after the bloody fights.
ACCESSION #
54225793

 

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