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Syria | Lebanon Newslinks 13-14 July 2006
    
 

Date: 14 July 2006

Lebanon attacked
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
… authorised the military to move Hezbollah away from the border, possibly
setting the stage for a prolonged operation, Israel’s first in Lebanon
since it …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/7/14/apworld/14837657&sec=apworld

Roundup: Israel intensifies attacks on Lebanon, world calls for …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Israeli forces intensified reprisal attacks on Lebanon on Thursday killing
more than 50 civilians, as the international community pleaded for restraint
from …
english.people.com.cn/200607/14/eng20060714_283054.html

Impose ceasefire, Lebanon urges UN
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
LEBANON has urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling
for a ceasefire and an end to Israeli attacks on its territory, rejecting
Israel’s …
dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story/0,20281,19785272-5001028,00.html

Lebanon pays for Hezbollah’s sins
Salon – USA
July 14, 2006 | BEIRUT, Lebanon — Beirutis expected the worst when word
came Wednesday that Hezbollah, the militant group based in south Lebanon,
had killed …
www.salon.com/news/feature/2006/07/14/lebanon/

DFAT issues Lebanon travel warning
ABC Online – Australia
Australians are being advised not to travel to Lebanon as violence in the
area continues. The Department of Foreign Affairs and …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1686639.htm

Lebanon denies control over Hezbollah
ABC Online – Australia
TONY EASTLEY: Lebanon’s Government denies Israel’s claims that it has control
over Hezbollah or its actions. The Lebanese Interior …
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1686518.htm

Israel intensifies attacks in Lebanon
Xinhua – China
BEIRUT, July 13 (Xinhua) — Israeli forces intensified their retaliatory
attacks in Lebanon Thursday and brought the death toll to 55 civilians.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-07/14/content_4830654.htm

Brazil confirms four citizens killed in Israeli strike in Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The Brazilian Foreign Ministry on Thursday confirmed the deaths of four
Brazilian citizens in an Israeli air strike in southern Lebanon. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/14/eng20060714_283048.html

Jordanian king calls for end to Israeli attacks on Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Jordanian King Abdullah II on Thursday called for an end to the Israeli
attacks on Lebanon. Abdullah said that Jordan rejected and …
english.people.com.cn/200607/14/eng20060714_282862.html

Israeli jets pound Lebanon, 50 killed
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
… for talks. The team will first visit Cairo and then travel to Israel,
the occupied Palestinian Territories, Lebanon, and Syria.
www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=I
sraeli+jets+pound+Lebanon%2C+50+killed&id=90155

Israel escalates attacks on Lebanon
ABC Online – Australia
TONY EASTLEY: Safd is just one of many towns and cities in Israel and in
Lebanon that have been caught up in the fighting. To get …
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1686489.htm

US allows some embassy staffers to leave Lebanon
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The State Department on Thursday authorized families
of its embassy staff in Lebanon to leave and urged Americans to avoid
travel into …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/13/AR2006071301893.html

‘Nothing is safe’ Israel cranks up pressure on Lebanon to reject …
Globe and Mail – Canada
JERUSALEM — Lebanon called for a ceasefire yesterday after Israel’s heaviest
offensive against its northern neighbour in 24 years. …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.200
60714.MIDEASTMAIN14/TPStory/TPInternational/Africa/

Emirati families evacuated from Lebanon as Israel bombs Beirut
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
BEIRUT— Families from the UAE have started to leave Lebanon via Damascus
airport, following the heavy shelling that was continuing there for the
past 24 hours …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/t
heuae/2006/July/theuae_July477.xml&section=theuae

Israel intensifies airstrikes on Lebanon
ITV.com – UK
Israel has intensified its attacks against Lebanon with airstrikes on Hezbollah
strongholds in the southern suburbs Beirut and a raid on a large fuel
storage …
www.itv.com/news/index_9b727c4db242dd552cdb73cbae367b26.html

Tourists flee Lebanon in droves
Houston Chronicle – United States
BEIRUT, LEBANON – American tourist Michael Frantel had decided it was time
to leave less than 24 hours after starting his vacation in Lebanon. …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/world/4046076.html

Crude hikes as Lebanon violence soars
Moneycontrol.com – Mumbai,India
New Delhi: Crude oil rose above per barrel in New York for the first time,
as violence escalated in Lebanon, reports CNBC-TV18. …
news.moneycontrol.com/india/newsarticle/
stocksnews.php?cid=1&autono=1551&source=ibnlive.com

Report: Growing calls in Lebanon to disarm Hizbullah
Ynetnews – Israel
Government states it has right, duty to extend control to Southern Lebanon.
Criticism against Hizbullah and calls to disarm the organization’s …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3275469,00.html

Israeli violence towards civilians in Lebanon condemned
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
Lebanon has asked the UN Security Council to step in after Israel launched
a major military offensive killing at least 50 people. …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=33&si=94993

Australia reopens Lebanon embassy
ABC Online – Australia
The Australian embassy in Lebanon has reopened despite continuing attacks
by Israel on key facilities in the capital, Beirut. Israel …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1687226.htm

SA citizens stuck in Lebanon
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
A Port Elizabeth family has found itself in the middle of the Middle East
crisis and are unable to leave Lebanon. Israel has been …
www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/general/0,2172,131194,00.html

Australians in Lebanon told to stay put
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Thousands of Australians in Lebanon are being told to bunker down as Beirut
turns into a war zone, with Israel continuing to pound the capital in
retaliation …
www.theage.com.au/news/National/Australians-in-Le
banon-told-to-stay-put/2006/07/14/1152637840679.html

Lebanon divided over Hezbollah raid
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
With aerial bombardment and a naval and land blockade of Lebanon intensifying,
many Lebanese are divided over Hezbollah’s capture of two Israeli soldiers.

english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/8CEC68E6-3CEF-4E1B-907B-EF4B8F4D5585.htm

Israel continues air strikes on Lebanon
ABC Online – Australia
ELIZABETH JACKSON: Israel is tightening the noose on Lebanon, with another
day of air strikes and bombardment from navy vessels across the breadth
of the …
www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2006/s1686671.htm

EU fears Lebanon offensive may draw in Syria
Jerusalem Post – Israel
The European Union said Friday it was concerned Israel’s offensive in Lebanon
may spread, drawing Syria into the fighting. “We consider …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150885997
707&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

UAE to fly stranded nationals home via Syria
Gulf News – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… Al Suwaidi said UAE nationals who drove to Lebanon can now return home
through Syria. “The embassy is coordinating with the UAE …
www.gulfnews.com/region/Lebanon/10053099.html

Tourists Streaming into Syria from Lebanon
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) Thousands of tourists and foreign employees are fleeing
to Syria as Israel tightens a sea and land blockade on Lebanon. …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=107275

Syria called upon to defuse Middle East conflict
ABC Online – Australia
TONY EASTLEY: Syria is again of course being identified as the one country
that could defuse the situation on Israel’s Northern border. …
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1686507.htm

Syria urges effective, unified Arab stance to curb Israeli …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Syria on Thursday called for an “effective and unified” Arab stance to
curb Israel’s escalating military operations in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon.

english.people.com.cn/200607/14/eng20060714_282860.html

Don’t attack Syria, Iran warns Israel
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
IRANIAN President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today an Israeli strike on Syria
would be considered an attack on the whole Islamic world that would bring
a “fierce …
dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story/0,20281,19785089-5001028,00.html

Iran, Syria have role in Middle East violence: Bush
Times of India – India
ROSTOCK (GERMANY): President Bush blamed Syria and Iran for new Middle
East violence on Wednesday, faced further defiance from Iran and North
Korea and got an …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1748576.cms

Rice Calls on Syria to Cease Providing Protection for Hizbullah
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is calling on Syria
to apply pressure on Hizbullah towards bringing an end to rocket attacks
against …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=107301

Despite Hezbollah’s Ties to Iran and Syria, It Also Acts Alone
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… WASHINGTON — The Bush administration was quick to pin responsibility
on Iran and Syria when Hezbollah militants captured two Israeli soldiers
this week. …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-hezbollah14ju
l14,1,808614.story?coll=la-headlines-world&track=crosspromo

Lebanese leader hints Syria, Iran orchestrated Hezbollah raid …
WorldNetDaily – Grants Pass,OR,USA
… He also hinted Syria and Iran may have directed Hezbollah to attack
Israel. … “They (Iran and Syria) are financially and militarily supporting
Hezbollah. …
www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=51052

Date: 13 July 2006

Israel widens Lebanon reprisals, 36 civilians die
Washington Post – United States
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel struck Beirut airport and Hizbollah television
and began enforcing a naval blockade of Lebanon on Thursday, intensifying
reprisals …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/13/AR2006071300141.html

‘No’ to Lebanon War II
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… The IDF withdrew from Lebanon to the international border, the withdrawal
was officially approved by the United Nations, and the government declared
at the …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/737837.html

Israel enforces Lebanon blockade
ABC Online – Australia
Israel says its naval ships are in Lebanon’s territorial waters to enforce
a blockade after Hezbollah guerrillas captured two soldiers yesterday
in a border …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1686225.htm

Israel launches raids on Lebanon
Hindu – Chennai,India
VITAL LINK: Lebanese citizens at the Qassmieh bridge destroyed by Israel,
on the main north-south highway in southern Lebanon on Wednesday. …
www.hindu.com/2006/07/13/stories/2006071303021300.htm

Israel confirms naval blockade on Lebanon
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
Earlier, Israeli forces intensified their attacks in Lebanon, with airstrikes
that blasted the country’s only international airport and the Hezbollah
TV …
www.irishexaminer.com/breaking/story.asp?j=12308634&p=yz3x868x&n=12308722&x=

Israel intensifies attacks across Lebanon, Beirut airport shelled
EiTB – Euskadi,Spain
Israel said it had imposed an air and naval blockade on Lebanon. … Israel
said it had imposed an air and naval blockade on Lebanon. …
www.eitb24.com/portal/eitb24/noticia/en/international-news/heavy-air-campaign
— israel-intensifies-attacks-across-lebanon—be?itemId=X24_54
8&cl=%2Feitb24%2Finternacional&idioma=en

Tel Aviv shares sink as Lebanon violence flares
Reuters – USA
… Israel intensified its reprisals on Lebanon a day after Hizbollah captured
two Israeli soldiers and killed eight in cross-border raids. …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=hotStocksNews&storyID
=2006-07-13T070324Z_01_L13385023_RTRUKOC_0_US-MARKETS-ISRAEL-STOCKS.xml

Israel steps up Lebanon offensive
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
… international airport and Hizbollah’s television station early this
morning as the Israeli government made clear that it holds Lebanon’s government
responsible …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/
07/13/ulebanon.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/07/13/ixnews.html

Israel Imposing Blockade on Lebanon
Washington Post – United States
… The Post. JERUSALEM — Israel is imposing a sea and air blockade on
Lebanon, a senior Israeli military official said Thursday. The …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/13/AR2006071300127.html

Israeli army says it imposed sea blockade on Lebanon
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
TEL AVIV, July 13 (RIA Novosti) – The Israeli army’s news service told
Thursday it had imposed a total sea blockade on Lebanon. …
en.rian.ru/world/20060713/51299321.html

Israelis move into Lebanon
Globe and Mail – Canada
JERUSALEM — Six years after withdrawing from southern Lebanon, Israel
returned yesterday, opening a second front in Middle East fighting that,
along with the …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060713.MIDEAST13/TPStory/TPInternational/Africa/

Russia, France Condemn Israeli Strikes in Lebanon
MOSNEWS – Russia
Paris and Moscow on Thursday sharply condemned Israeli strikes in Lebanon
as a dangerous escalation of the Middle East conflict but Washington,
while urging …
www.mosnews.com/news/2006/07/13/russwarnisr.shtml

Israel navy begins to impose blockade on Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The Israeli military confirmed on Thursday that it began to impose naval
blockade on Lebanon. Israeli warships were sent into the …
english.people.com.cn/200607/13/eng20060713_282766.html

Israeli navy blocks Lebanon’s ports
RTE.ie – Ireland
Israeli naval vessels have begun blockading Lebanon’s ports in an escalation
of its campaign to recover two soldiers who were abducted by members of
the …
www.rte.ie/news/2006/0713/lebanon.html

Israel blocks Lebanon ports
NEWS.com.au – Australia
ISRAEL has said its naval ships are in Lebanon’s territorial waters to
enforce a blockade after Hezbollah guerrillas captured two soldiers in
a border clash. …
www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,19778014-23109,00.html

Lebanon: 47 killed in IDF strikes
Ynetnews – Israel
… said. The violence was the worst between Israel and Lebanon since 1996
when Israeli troops still occupied part of the south. It …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3275059,00.html

Beirut airport hit, Lebanon fires
TVNZ – New Zealand
Israeli warplanes have bombed Beirut’s International Airport in Lebanon,
striking the airport’s runway while Lebanese anti-aircraft batteries fired
frantically …
tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411319/786857

In Lebanon: Celebration and condemnation
Ynetnews – Israel
But in Lebanon Nasrallah came under greater criticism: ‘Decisions of
war and peace should only be made on state level,’ former president
protests. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3275019,00.html

Timeline: Lebanon
BBC News – UK
1920 1 September – After the League of Nations grants the mandate for Lebanon
and Syria to France, the State of Greater Lebanon is proclaimed. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/country_profiles/819200.stm

Cyprus offers Europeans in Lebanon flight from Syria
Reuters – USA
NICOSIA, July 13 (Reuters) – Cyprus said on Thursday it was evacuating
75 Cypriots from Lebanon on a plane from Syria and that other EU citizens
could join the …
today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=L13771638

Israel fires rockets into Lebanon
ABC Online – Australia
MARK COLVIN: Israel has effectively declared war on Lebanon, in an escalating
series of reactions and counter-reactions after last night’s Hezbollah
raid. …
www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2006/s1686284.htm

Israel steps up attacks on Lebanon
MarketWatch – USA
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Israel imposed an air and sea blockade on Lebanon
Thursday after its forces bombed the airport in Beirut and dozens of other

www.marketwatch.com/news/story/story.aspx?guid=
%7BAD3C76A4-B025-4CE1-87F5-7C10BAB9FE71%7D

Israeli ships enter Lebanon’s territorial waters
Hindustan Times – India
Israel said on Thursday its naval ships were in Lebanon’s territorial waters
to enforce a blockade after Hezbollah guerrillas captured two soldiers
in a border …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1743141,00050004.htm

ANALYSIS – Hizbollah attack widens cracks in divided Lebanon
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
BEIRUT (Reuters) – On Lebanon’s streets and in the government, Hizbollah’s
attack on Israel has widened splits between those who praise the group’s
defiance of …
thestar.com.my/news/nastory.asp?file=/2006/7/13/worldupdates/
2006-07-13T172643Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-259439-1&sec=Worldupdates

Israeli reprisals hit Lebanon
Reuters.uk – UK
… Lebanese ports and struck Beirut airport and two military airbases
on Thursday, expanding reprisals that have killed 53 civilians in Lebanon
since Hizbollah …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&sto
ryID=2006-07-13T145706Z_01_L104489_RTRUKOC_0_UK-MIDEAST.xml

Blair in talks over Lebanon crisis
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… Israeli forces intensified their attacks in Lebanon on Thursday, with
airstrikes that blasted the country’s only international airport and the
Hezbollah TV …
www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,,-5948547,00.html

IDF strikes Lebanon airports
Ynetnews – Israel
VIDEO – Lebanon being cut off from the rest of the world: Sources in Lebanon
reported that the Israeli Air Force has attacked two military airports
Thursday. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3275180,00.html

Lebanon II
Die Welt – Germany
Lebanon is a shadow of its former self, slowly rebuilding but hardly the
playground of the rich and famous it used to be. And not …
www.welt.de/z/plog/blog.php/the_free_west/the_free_wests_weblog/2006/07/13/lebanon_ii

Lebanon asks for ceasefire
Ynetnews – Israel
Lebanese government asks or ceasefire to immediately end IDF attacks in
its territory; Lebanon demands that UN convene emergency session to discuss
Israeli …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3275220,00.html

Warning against ‘all but essential’ travel to Lebanon
Guardian Unlimited – UK
The Foreign Office is now advising against “all but essential” travel to
Lebanon, in the wake of Israeli air strikes on the country. …
travel.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1819956,00.html?gusrc=rss

Syria opens borders to tourists fleeing Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
Hordes of tourists poured into Syria from Lebanon on Thursday, fleeing
Israeli bombing that turned Syria into Lebanon’s only outlet to the world.

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L13812490.htm

Russia, Lebanon urge end to standoff on Lebanon-Israel border
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, July 13 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s foreign minister and the Lebanese
prime minister agreed over the phone Thursday on the need to end armed
confrontation …
en.rian.ru/world/20060713/51321678.html

Israel clamps blockade on Lebanon
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Jerusalem – Israel on Thursday clamped an air, sea and land blockade on
Lebanon, bombing Beirut airport and sending warships into Lebanese waters
following …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=123&art_id=qw115281072081B253

UK govt calls for restraint ‘on all sides’ in Lebanon/Israel …
Forbes – USA
LONDON (AFX) – Britain has called for restraint ‘on all sides’ as Israel
continues to pound Lebanon in a wave of retaliatory strikes over the capture
and …
www.forbes.com/finance/feeds/afx/2006/07/13/afx2877249.html

EU Accuses Israel Over Attacks on Lebanon
Washington Post – United States
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union on Thursday criticized Israel for
using “disproportionate” force in its attacks on Lebanon following the
cross-border …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/13/AR2006071300673.html

Hills echo with sounds of war as raids split Lebanon in two
Times Online – UK
A DISTANT, muffled thump echoes in the hills and valleys of south Lebanon
as yet another bridge is struck by Israeli aircraft and sent into the
shallow waters …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,251-2269756,00.html

Lebanon says it doesn’t control Hezbollah
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Israel has held Lebanese leaders responsible for Hezbollah’s
capture of two soldiers, but the government here says it has no real control

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1107AP_Lebanon_Controlling_Hezbollah.html

Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls Israel’s attacks in Lebanon ‘ …
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
… get the Israeli soldiers home. Harper says the Israel army’s attacks
into Lebanon are simply self defence. Harper is in London for …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?i
d=90e9690f-dcde-4a78-a1cb-172a180cd9ac&k=67608

Middle East Crisis Grows As Israel, Lebanon Exchange Rocket Fire
MTV.com – USA
Israel and Lebanon moved closer to all-out war on Thursday as missiles
rained down on both sides of the countries’ shared border and the United
Nations …
www.mtv.com/news/articles/1536300/20060713/index.jhtml?headlines=true

Saudi Arabia blames Hizbollah in Lebanon crisis
Reuters – USA
RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed “elements” inside Lebanon
for the violence with Israel, in unusually frank language directed at
guerrilla …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=newsOne&storyID=2006
-07-13T214914Z_01_L13880815_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-LEBANON-SAUDI.xml

Israel warns Lebanon to evacuate civilians
ABC Online – Australia
TONY JONES: Well, Israel has tonight issued a warning to Lebanon to evacuate
all residents from a southern Beirut neighbourhood, where it believes
the …
www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2006/s1686343.htm

Israel says it hit hundreds of Lebanon targets
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
Israel has hit hundreds of targets in Lebanon since last night, as part
of its effort to force the release of two soldiers captured by Hezbollah
guerrillas, a …
www.irishexaminer.com/breaking/story.asp?j=80836340&p=8x83664z&n=80836720

EU Accuses Israel Over Attacks on Lebanon
Forbes – USA
The European Union on Thursday criticized Israel for using “disproportionate”
force in its attacks on Lebanon following the cross-border raid by Hezbollah

www.forbes.com/entrepreneurs/feeds/ap/2006/07/13/ap2876885.html

UN Security Council sets urgent meeting on Lebanon
Reuters – USA
… urgent meeting for Friday after Israel, responding to the capture of
two of its soldiers by Hizbollah guerrillas, launched a wave of military
strikes on Lebanon …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyI
D=2006-07-13T183502Z_01_N1396079_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-UN-LEBANON.xml

Jordan’s King condemns Lebanon attack, to meet Mubarak
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Amman – Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Thursday denounced the Israeli attack
on Lebanon as an ‘aggression’ that should be stopped, and said he would
meet with …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_118071
6.php/Jordans_King_condemns_Lebanon_attack_to_meet_Mubarak

Syria holds Israel responsible for clash with Lebanon’s Hizbollah
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Syria said on Wednesday that Israel was responsible for clashes between
the Jewish state and Lebanese Hizbollah militia in which two Israeli soldiers
were …
english.people.com.cn/200607/13/eng20060713_282449.html

US: Syria, Iran Behind Israel Raid
Mediafax – Bucuresti,Romania
The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnapping
of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah militants and an eruption of violence
along the …
www.mediafax.ro/english/articole-free/U-S---Syria—Iran-Behind-Israel-Raid-515511-9.html

Tourists Flee Lebanon to Syria After Israeli Raids
Naharnet – Beirut,Lebanon
Thousands of tourists, mostly Gulf Arab nationals, fled by road to Syria
Thursday after Israeli air attacks closed Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International
Airport …
www.naharnet.com/domino/tn/NewsDesk.nsf/
0/8D185BC6DA3660E5C22571AA004714C3?OpenDocument

Israel Points Finger at Iran, Syria
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) A senior government official has blamed Syria for providing
“shelter and logistical support for Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal” and noted
that Iran …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=107244

US Holds Iran, Syria to Account for Hizballah
ThreatsWatch.Org – USA
Following the Hizballah attack in Israel that resulted in several IDF soldiers
dead and two kidnapped, the United States blamed Syria and Iran and the

inbrief.threatswatch.org/2006/07/us-holds-iran-syria-to-account/

Israel Bombs Civilian Localities in Lebanon, posing threat on …
Cuban News Agency – Cuba
… A possible expansion of the crisis was announced by Israeli Prime Minister,
Ehud Olmert, who threatened an attack on Syria. Israel …
www.ain.cubaweb.cu/idioma/ingles/2006/jul13bombardea-israel.htm

Getting Serious About Syria
The Weekly Standard – USA
… Assad was unfazed. On July 3, he criticized “Israeli aggression” and
rebuffed US appeals to shut down Palestinian terror offices in Syria.

www.weeklystandard.com/Check.asp?idArticle=12428&r=iqkmd

Iran, Syria Used Hizballah As Proxy to Attack Israel, Analysts Say
CNSNews.com – Alexandria,VA,USA
… government of Lebanon responsible for attacks along its northern border,
but Israeli analysts and government sources said that Iran and Syria are
ultimately …
www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=/
ForeignBureaus/archive/200607/INT20060713e.html

  

  

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