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30 May 1999 Military News

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  • ISRAEL/LEBANONVoice of America 30 May 1999 -- ISRAEL STAGED ANOTHER AIR STRIKE (SUNDAY) IN LEBANON IN RESPONSE TO AN ONGOING OFFENSIVE BY PRO-IRANIAN HEZBOLLAH GUERRILLAS AGAINST ISRAEL'S TROUBLED MILITIA ALLY IN LEBANON, THE SOUTH LEBANON ARMY, OR S-L-A.
  • TURKEY/KURDISH LEADER Voice of America 30 MAY 1999 -- IN TURKEY, AUTHORITIES ARE PREPARING FOR THE TRIAL OF KURDISH REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN WHICH IS DUE TO BEGIN MONDAY. THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT WANTS THE TRIAL TO BE FAIR AND THE VERDICT OF THE JUDGES TO BE ACCEPTED BY THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY. HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS ALREADY ARE CRYING FOUL
  • COLOMBIA/KIDNAP Voice of America 30 MAY 1999 -- LEFT-WING GUERRILLAS HAVE ABDUCTED MEMBERS OF A CHURCH CONGREGATION IN CITY OF CALI -- TAKING AT LEAST 45 PEOPLE HOSTAGE INTO THE MOUNTAINS, WITH ARMY AND POLICE IN HOT PURSUIT. MANY OF THE HOSTAGES WERE LATER ABANDONED BY THE GUERRILLAS.

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