News of the day for April 25, 1979 - The Middle East as always. Israeli troops in Lebanon going after PLO. Egypt is on the outs with most Arab neighbors because of the Peace settlement. Jimmy Carter commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising which began on this day in 1943. Assassination attempts in Iran and Abel Muzorewa becomes first Black Prime Minister of Rhodesia.
April 25, 2011

The PLO in Lebanon. The never-ending saga of the Middle East.

April 25th 1979. Israeli troops in Lebanon and terrorist attacks by the PLO bring strong condemnation from Egypt of Israeli handling of the situation. Egypt on the outs with just about every Arab nation because of the Peace signing. Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are the latest in a long line of nations breaking diplomatic ties with Anwar Sadat's Egypt. Meanwhile, Jimmy Carter commemorates the day (April 25th) the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising took place in 1943. Rhodesia has its first Black Prime Minister with the election of Abel Muzorewa to the post and Iran's President Mehdi Bazargan is the object of an assassination attempt which Iranian News refuses to acknowledge. Gotta love 'em.

And so went another day with completely interchangeable historic parts.
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