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Date: 5 August 2006

France and America agree over Lebanon
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
The two sides said they have agreed on a draft UN resolution to end the
fighting between Israel and Hizbollah militants in Lebanon. …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/05/umarch.xml

Thousands march through London in protest at Lebanon violence
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Thousands of demonstrators – organisers said 100,000, police said
20,000 – marched through central London Saturday to protest the conflict
in Lebanon and urge …
news.monstersandcritics.com/uk/article_1187351.php/Thousa
nds_march_through_London_in_protest_at_Lebanon_violence

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WHO Lists Needed Drugs for Lebanon
Voice of America – USA
The World Health Organization is urging donors to be sure the medicines
they send to Lebanon are ones that are needed and are not due to expire
soon. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-08-05-voa24.cfm

Blair expects Lebanon ceasefire within days
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
Tony Blair, the British prime minister, said there could be a ceasefire
in Lebanon within the next couple of days after the US and France agreed
on a draft UN …
www.sabcnews.com/world/the_middle_east/0,2172,132560,00.html

Time running out in Lebanon campaign-Israeli minister
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
JERUSALEM, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Time is running out for Israel’s military
campaign in Lebanon following the completion of a draft UN Security Council
resolution …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L05668469.htm

Draft of UN Security Council Resolution on Hostilities in Lebanon …
Washington Post – United States
Recalling all its previous resolutions on Lebanon, in particular resolutions
425 (1978), 426 (1978), 520 (1982), 1559 (2004), 1655 (2006) and 1680
(2006), as …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/05/AR2006080500440.html

Blair expects Lebanon ceasefire soon
Reuters.uk – UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Saturday there could
be a ceasefire in Lebanon within the next couple of days after the United
States and …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006
-08-05T175504Z_01_L05713900_RTRUKOC_0_UK-MIDEAST-UN-BRITAIN.xml

War News From Lebanon Gives Egyptians a Mirror of Their Own …
New York Times – United States
… run-down teahouses all over this teeming city, men sit quietly smoking
harsh tobacco from water pipes with their eyes glued to television news
from Lebanon. …
www.nytimes.com/2006/08/06/world/africa/06egypt.html

Syria buries workers killed in Israeli missile strike in Lebanon
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Grief and shock engulfed a remote village in north-west Syria Saturday
as its inhabitants buried 23 locals killed by an Israeli missile strike
on Lebanon. …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1187364.ph
p/Syria_buries_workers_killed_in_Israeli_missile_strike_in_Lebanon

Heaviest shelling of southern Lebanon yet
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
Day 25 of Israel’s bombardment of southern Lebanon has been the heaviest
in the conflict to date. According to Lebanese police, more …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=373679&lng=1

Syria buries 26 killed in Israeli raid on Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… while they were picking peaches. Most of the dead were Syrian Kurds
from poor villages in northern Syria. Draped in Syrian flags …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L05717240.htm

EU ENLISTS SYRIA TO END LEBANON FIGHTING
Free Market News Network – Pompano Beach,FL,USA
The European Union has enlisted Syria’s help to end the fighting in Lebanon
as Damascus pledged support to the Lebanese government’s plan for a settlement.

www.freemarketnews.com/WorldNews.asp?nid=18217

Lebanon road to Syria cut
Detroit Free Press – United States
… Israeli warplanes destroyed four key bridges on Lebanon’s last untouched
highway Friday, severing the country’s final major connection to Syria
and deepening …
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060805/NEWS07/608050348/1009

US official attacks Iran, Syria on Lebanon crisis
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
US Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns sharply attacked Iran and Syria
on Friday for stirring the latest crisis in Lebanon, US media reported.

english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290181.html

Soldier, officer killed in Lebanon overnight
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Two IDF soldiers were killed overnight Friday and eight were wounded during
operations in Lebanon, it was released on Saturday morning. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11545258
09134&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Israelis raid near Tyre in Lebanon
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… southern city of Tyre, where seven people were killed on Saturday as
world powers inched towards a deal to end Israel’s 25-day-old war with
Hizbollah in Lebanon …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/Israelis-raid-near
-Tyre-in-Lebanon/2006/08/05/1154198361200.html

Israeli soldier killed in Lebanon: Army
Hindustan Times – India
One Israeli soldier was killed just inside Lebanon overnight when Hezbollah
mortars hit his vehicle, the army said on Saturday. …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1761351,00050004.htm

The rise of Lebanon’s Napoleon
Globe and Mail – Canada
… general. Not so. For 15 years, he planned his return, and 11 days after
Syria’s troops withdrew from Lebanon last year Gen. Aoun …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.200
60805.MIDEASTAOUN05/TPStory/TPInternational/Africa/

Israeli warplanes step up raids on Lebanon
Dispatch Online – South Africa
While the UN Security Council struggled to set terms for a ceasefire, Israel
said it had lost two more soldiers in combat in south Lebanon and two
civilians to …
www.dispatch.co.za/2006/08/05/Foreign/abomb.html

Final Lebanon evacuees arrive home
NEWS.com.au – Australia
ONE of the last groups of Australians to escape Lebanon on government-chartered
ferries has arrived in Sydney. The Department of …
www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20029713-1702,00.html

Israelis kill 28 farm workers in airstrike near Lebanon-Syria …
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
… AP) – Four Israeli missiles yesterday slammed into a refrigerated warehouse
where farm workers were loading vegetables near the Lebanon-Syria border
yesterday …
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20060804T220000-0500_110466_OBS_ISRAELIS
_KILL____FARM_WORKERS_IN_AIRSTRIKE_NEAR_LEBANON_SYRIA_BORDER.asp

Connection to Syria cut
Calgary Sun – Canada
… warplanes yesterday destroyed four key bridges on Lebanon’s last untouched
highway, severing the country’s final major connection to Syria and deepening
its …
calsun.canoe.ca/News/World/2006/08/05/1720495-sun.html

Abbas to visit Sudan, Yemen over Gaza, Lebanon crises
Xinhua – China
… President Mahmoud Abbas will visit Sudan and Yemen in an effort to
put an end to the Israeli massive offensives in Gaza and Lebanon, Palestinian
chief …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-08/05/content_4923671.htm

Israelis raid Lebanon, US official holds talks
Reuters – USA
TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) – Helicopter-borne Israeli commandos attacked Hizbollah
guerrillas near Lebanon’s southern city of Tyre on Saturday and a top
US …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-08-05T100806Z_01_L30823603_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST1.xml

Thousands in Lebanon crisis protest
Guardian Unlimited – UK
Thousands from across Britain gathered for a huge demonstration calling
for an immediate ceasefire in Lebanon. The protest began …
www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,,-5995582,00.html

Arab world unified in supporting Lebanon: AL chief
Xinhua – China
… Arab League (AL) Secretary General Amr Moussa said on Saturday that
the entire Arab world was now moving in one direction in support of Lebanon
against the …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-08/05/content_4923691.htm

Lebanon evacuation efforts resume
ABS CBN News – Philippines
Some 465 Filipino workers from Beirut arrived in Lebanon-Damascus, Syria
border Saturday after their repatriation was delayed due to the renewed
Israeli …
www.abs-cbnnews.com/topofthehour.aspx?StoryId=46575

One Israeli Soldier Killed, Eight Wounded in Lebanon
Voice of America – USA
One Israeli soldier has been killed in ground fighting in Lebanon and eight
Israelis were wounded in a commando raid on the Lebanese city of Tyre.

www.voanews.com/english/2006-08-05-voa2.cfm

Kuwaiti PM warns war in Lebanon could breed ‘new terrorists’
Hindu – Chennai,India
5 (AP): The war in Lebanon could breed ``new terrorists’’ and further complicate
the security situation in the Middle East if it is not promptly stopped

www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200608051550.htm

Israel severs Lebanon-Syria artery
Tracy Press – Tracy,CA,USA
… ground battles and exchanged fierce air and missile strikes Friday
including bombing raids that severed Lebanon’s last major supply link
with Syria and the …
www.tracypress.com/2006-08-05-world-two.php

Pry Syria Away from Iran
Watching America – New York,NY,USA
… The joker in the Middle Eastern pack of cards is Syria – negative,
autocratic, dictatorial Syria, ally of Iran, supporter of Hezbullah, seemingly
the last …
watchingamerica.com/jerusalempost000020.shtml

US, France Agree on Proposed UN Resolution Over Lebanon
Bloomberg – USA
… France agreed on a proposed United Nations resolution designed to end
the fighting between Israel and the militant Islamic group Hezbollah in
Lebanon, a person …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aGyNbll2BzKA&refer=home

US, France OK Deal on Lebanon Fighting
Salon – USA
August 05,2006 | UNITED NATIONS — The United States and France reached
agreement Saturday on a UN Security Council resolution aimed at ending
the fighting …
www.salon.com/wire/ap/archive.html?wire=D8JAAMRO0.html

Thirty-five rockets fired at Israel from south Lebanon
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
JERUSALEM: Thirty-five rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern Israel by
early afternoon Saturday, with no immediate reports of casualties, police
said. …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1045559

British marchers urge end to Lebanon war
Washington Post – United States
LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands marched through London to demand a halt to
the Lebanon war on Saturday as the British government tried to deflect
criticism that …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/05/AR2006080500356.html

Last Australian evacuees from Lebanon arrive
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
ONE of the final Federal Government chartered planes full of Australians
from war-torn Lebanon touched down at Sydney Airport yesterday. …
www.smh.com.au/news/national/last-australian-evacuee
s-from-lebanon-arrive/2006/08/05/1154198376216.html

Israel army warns Lebanon’s Sidon to evacuate
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
JERUSALEM – Israel’s military on Saturday warned all residents in Sidon,
south Lebanon’s biggest city, to evacuate ahead of planned air strikes
on …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/middle
east/2006/August/middleeast_August160.xml&section=middleeast

Israeli Strikes Hit Dozens of Targets in Lebanon
New York Times – United States
5 — Israeli warplanes struck dozens of targets throughout Lebanon into
the early morning hours today, and an Israeli commando raid in Tyre turned
into a …
www.nytimes.com/2006/08/05/world/middleeast/05cnd-mideast.
html?hp&ex=1154836800&en=fb45dcea2becf87e&ei=5094&partner=homepage

US anti-war activists off to Lebanon
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
A GROUP of US anti-war activists on Saturday said they will head to Lebanon
to denounce their government’s failure to call for an immediate ceasefire
between …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,20034961%255E23109,00.html

Syria’s Christians support Hezbollah
Peninsula On-line – Qatar
… Israel’s offensive against Lebanon has brought Christians in neighbouring
Syria closer to Nasrallah, a Shi’ite Muslim, reviving Arab nationalist
feelings …
www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=World_News&s
ubsection=Rest+of+the+World&month=August2006&file=World_News2006080524338.xml

28 farmers killed in Israeli air raids on Lebanon-Syria border
Islamic Republic News Agency – Tehran,Iran
Four Israeli missiles slammed into a refrigeration house where farm workers
were loading vegetables near the Lebanon-Syria border on Friday, killing
at least …
www.irna.ir/en/news/view/menu-236/0608056230192853.htm

Bush discusses Lebanon resolution with UN chief
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
US President George W. Bush discussed efforts to reach a UN Security Council
resolution on Lebanon with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan through telephone
on …
english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290190.html

Israeli troops land near Tyre in Lebanon
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… night raid occurred as world powers edged slowly toward a deal aimed
at ending the 25-day-old war between Israeli and the Shi’ite Islamist
guerrillas in Lebanon …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/Israeli-troops-lan
d-near-Tyre-in-Lebanon/2006/08/05/1154198361200.html

Israel renews raids on Lebanon
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Lebanon suffered more Israeli airstrikes a day after jets killed at least
40 civilians and Hizbollah rockets hit deep inside Israel, as world powers
edged …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/Israel-renews-rai
ds-on-Lebanon/2006/08/05/1154198361200.html

IDF soldier killed in Lebanon
Ynetnews – Israel
IAF strikes over 70 targets in Lebanon overnight. … Since the outbreak
of the fighting in Lebanon 44 Israeli soldiers have been killed. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3286504,00.html

Israel Severs Major Lebanon Supply Link
ABC News – USA
Israeli Arabs look at the car where a man was killed by a rocket fired
by Hezbollah guerrillas from Lebanon in the Israeli Arab village of Majdel
Krum in …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2276308

Israel strikes 70 targets in Lebanon
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
ISRAELI aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Lebanon overnight as the offensive
entered its 25th day, an Israeli military spokesman said today. …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story
_page/0,5744,20028645%255E23109,00.html

Israel-Lebanon conflict rages on
Xinhua – China
Israel launched a new air raid on a two-storey house in the frontline Taibeh
village in southern Lebanon late Friday, leaving seven Lebanese civilians
dead and …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-08/05/content_4922588.htm

Israel renews raids on Lebanon, UN deal elusive
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
BEIRUT – Lebanon suffered more Israeli airstrikes on Saturday, a day after
jets killed at least 40 civilians and Hezbollah rockets hit deep inside
Israel, as …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/midd
leeast/2006/August/middleeast_August139.xml&section=middleeast

Portugal agrees to send plane of humanitarian aid to Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The Portuguese government has agreed to send a Hercules C-130 plane loaded
with humanitarian aid to Lebanon, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement
on Friday …
english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290196.html

Chirac, Blair urge for agreement on UN resolution over Lebanon
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
French President Jacques Chirac called on Friday for an all-out effort
toward a UN-backed cease-fire in the conflict in Lebanon and a political
agreement. …
english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290160.html

Haya visits Lebanese refugees in Syria
Gulf News – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… and World Food Programme (WFP) Goodwill Ambassador, yesterday joined
James Morris, WFP Executive Director, on a one-day visit of Lebanese refugees
in Syria. …
www.gulfnews.com/nation/Government/10057829.html

Syria-The Shadow behind the Reality
Cape Cod Today – Cape Cod,MA,USA
Modern Syria began when French control (1920-46) ended. … o In 1973 Syria
attempted (and failed) to remove Israel from Golan Heights. …
www.capecodtoday.com/blogs/index.php/Conserv
ative/2006/08/04/syria_the_shadow_behind_the_reality

Italy, Syria call for immediate Lebanon ceasefire
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
DAMASCUS – The foreign ministers of Italy and Syria, Massimo D’Alema
and Walid al-Muallem, on Friday agreed to call for an immediate ceasefire
in Israel’s …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/midd
leeast/2006/August/middleeast_August134.xml&section=middleeast

NA unanimously approves motion against Israel’s attack on …
PakTribune.com – Pakistan
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) Deputy Parliamentary leader Liaquat Baloch
presented the resolution that strongly condemned Israel’s aggression
against Lebanon …
www.paktribune.com/news/index.shtml?151600

India readies plan to pull out soldiers from Lebanon
Times of India – India
… against each other, India has kept contingency plans ready to pull
out its 673 soldiers deployed in the 1,990-strong UN Interim Force in
Lebanon (Unifil) if …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1855730.cms

Blair delays holiday over Lebanon
NEWS.com.au – Australia
… The UN Security Council is struggling to set terms for a ceasefire
between Israel and the Shiite Hezbollah militia in Lebanon to end more
than three weeks of …
www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20026243-1702,00.html

Blair postpones holiday to work on Lebanon ceasefire
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
… Prime Minister Tony Blair delayed his annual summer holiday on Friday
to continue efforts to agree a UN Security Council resolution on a Lebanon
ceasefire, his …
english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290023.html

Bush administration disappointed after backing change in Lebanon
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
WASHINGTON – When Syrian troops left Lebanon in April 2005, ending a 29-year
occupation, the Bush administration was quick to call their departure
and the …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/15202074.htm

Greece seeks Lebanon role
Kathimerini – Athens,Greece
Diplomatic efforts to push for an end to hostilities between Israel and
Lebanon are set to intensify and it looks increasingly likely that Greece
will be one …
www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_politics_100002_05/08/2006_72886

Israel maintains Lebanon assault
BBC News – UK
Israeli planes have been in action again over Lebanon with raids on the
capital, Beirut, and other targets. Explosions were heard …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5247670.stm

UNSC’s meeting on Lebanon put off
Pakistan Dawn – Karachi,Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 4: Despite appeals by the international community to
the UN Security Council to stop the war in Lebanon, France and the United
States were …
www.dawn.com/2006/08/05/top14.htm

Israeli bombs kill 40 civilians in Lebanon
Reuters – USA
BEIRUT, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Israeli bombs killed at least 40 civilians in
south Lebanon and Hizbollah launched its longest-range rocket attack of
the war as …
today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=L05688729

‘We hardly notice the blasts now’ – a journey through Lebanon’s …
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… Alma al-Sha’ab lies deep in the Israeli occupied territory of southern
Lebanon which Israel left in 2000, handing Hizbullah its biggest victory.

www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,,1837831,00.html

Two Israeli soldiers killed in south Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Two Israeli soldiers were killed during clashes against Hezbollah guerillas
in southern Lebanon on Friday, the Israeli army said. …
english.people.com.cn/200608/05/eng20060805_290018.html

Israeli strike kills civilians near Syria border
CTV.ca – Canada
Israel’s pounding of Lebanon continued Friday, with an air strike on a
village near Lebanon’s border with Syria that killed at least 28 civilians
and injured …
www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20060
803/mideast_olmert_060804/20060804?hub=CTVNewsAt11

  

  

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