Shillinger, Kurt, The Christian Science Monitor
CRISIS IN THE GULF
Early yesterday, Iran said it would open its 750-mile western border with Iraq to foreigners trapped in Iraq and Kuwait.... After a personal appeal to Saddam Hussein, Austrian president Kurt Waldheim returned home Sunday with nearly 100 of his countrymen released from Iraq. Mr. Waldheim, the first Western leader to have contact with Saddam since the Kuwait invasion on Aug. 2, urged the West to open a dialogue with Iraq's president.... Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Arens said Saturday he expects the United States to help Israel in the event of an Iraqi attack. Meanwhile, an Iranian-backed Palestinian group in Israeli-held Jerusalem has called on Tehran to …
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Publication information: Article title: News Currents. Contributors: Shillinger, Kurt - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: August 27, 1990. Page number: 2. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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