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Date: 14 August 2006

Silence in Lebanon at long last
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THE bombs and shells stopped falling on south Lebanon yesterday, for a
spell at least, and for the first time in weeks Hezbollah’s rockets remained
hidden on …
www.theage.com.au/news/world/silence-in-leban
on-at-long-last/2006/08/14/1155407742226.html

Oil Falls, Gasoline Drops on Alaska Output, Lebanon Cease-Fire
Bloomberg – USA
… the lowest price in almost two months after BP Plc said it will keep
half of the production flowing at the biggest US field and as a cease-fire
began in Lebanon …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=ann35SW.yffY&refer=home

CHP Raps Mooted Turkish Troop Deployment in Lebanon
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
The Turkish opposition parties have stepped up their campaign against the
deployment of Turkish troops in the southern Lebanon, claiming that it
would be a …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060814&hn=35633

Thousands of refugees head back to Lebanon
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Shihabiyeh, Lebanon – Tens of thousands of Lebanese refugees headed back
towards their homes in the south on Monday as guns fell silent under a
United Nations …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw1155561122971B253

LEBANON: D’ALEMA, ITALY READY FOR PEACEKEEPERS
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
(AGI) – Beirut, Aug. 14 – Italy will take part in the UN peace mission
in Lebanon. The Foreign Minister Massimo D’Alema confirmed …
www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200608141449-1091-
RT1-CRO-0-NF82&page=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline

The international force planned for Lebanon
EiTB – Euskadi,Spain
A UN Security Council resolution to end the Israeli-Hizbollah war authorises
up to 15,000 UN troops to be deployed to Lebanon to enforce a ceasefire.

www.eitb24.com/portal/eitb24/noticia/en/international-news/factbox-the-
international-force-planned-for-lebanon?itemId=B24_4282&cl=%2Feitb24
%2Finternacional&idioma=en

First stop Lebanon as UN begins quest for a lasting peace
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
NO ONE is ready to celebrate the ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah
in Lebanon that came into effect yesterday under UN Resolution 1701. …
www.theage.com.au/news/editorial/first-stop-lebanon-as-
un-begins-quest-for-a-lasting-peace/2006/08/14/1155407740349.html

Israel, Lebanon army chiefs meet
NEWS.com.au – Australia
THE commander of the UN force in Lebanon held a joint meeting with Lebanese
and Israeli army officers today to discuss the Israeli pullout from south
Lebanon …
www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,20130349-1702,00.html

Watching Lebanon
Iran Focus – Iran
In the days after Hezbollah crossed from Lebanon into Israel, on July 12th,
to kidnap two soldiers, triggering an Israeli air attack on Lebanon and
a full …
www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=8237

Sweden to host Lebanon donor conference Aug 31
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
STOCKHOLM, Aug 14 (Reuters) – An international donor conference for Lebanon,
which Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson has offered to host, will take
place in …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14387598.htm

Lebanese in Syria waiting to return home after ceasefire
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Damascus – Lebanese civilians who fled to Syria to escape the war in their
country are cautiously preparing to head home hours after a United Nations-imposed

news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1190176.
php/Lebanese_in_Syria_waiting_to_return_home_after_ceasefire

Peace Malaysia To Send Medical Team To Syria-Lebanon Border
Bernama – Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) — Peace Malaysia will send a medical team
and set up a logistical base near the Syria-Lebanon border Tuesday. …
www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/news.php?id=213909

Germany woos Syria to dump Tehran alliance
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… The latest tour will be the first to include Syria, which the head
of German diplomacy believes is an essential partner if any kind of enduring
peace is to be …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1190
169.php/Germany_woos_Syria_to_dump_Tehran_alliance

Syria’s Secret Nuclear Program and Long Term Threat
AINA – Modesto,CA,USA
Washington — On May 5, 2004 RPS reported that there is growing concern
in the Bush administration that Syria has been pursuing a clandestine
nuclear weapons …
www.aina.org/news/20060814102533.htm

UN peacekeepers meet Israel, Lebanon army officials
ABC Online – Australia
The commander of the United Nations peacekeepers in south Lebanon has met
senior Lebanese and Israeli army officials at the border to discuss the
transfer of …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200608/s1714880.htm

Germany’s Merkel faces test on troops for Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing one of her toughest policy decisions
since taking office — whether to send German soldiers to Lebanon following
the Israel …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14208211.htm

UN truce holds in Lebanon
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
A fragile United Nations-ordered truce took hold in Lebanon on Monday after
a month-long war between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas, prompting thousands
of …
www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/
breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=280784

Bombing till the last minute: Report from Lebanon 2
INQ7.net – Philippines
… a 68-year-old grandmother whose legs were shattered after the roof
of her house collapsed on her when Israeli warplanes pounded her village
in South Lebanon. …
opinion.inq7.net/inq7viewpoints/columns/view_article.php?article_id=15269

W. House: North Lebanon security needed to stop arms
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As a fragile truce began taking hold in southern
Lebanon, the White House said on Monday that security was probably needed
in northern …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/14/AR2006081400493.html

9 soldiers killed in s. Lebanon Sunday
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… soldiers were killed after an anti-tank rocket was fired at their infantry
unit, operating near the village of Kantara in the eastern sector of southern
Lebanon …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?c=JPArticle&cid=115
4525862648&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Italy urges Lebanon to deploy army immediately
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Italy’s foreign minister urged the Lebanese government Monday to deploy
its army in southern Lebanon and said Italian troops could join a UN force
within two …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1154525872781&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

PM takes responsibility for Lebanon offensive
MSNBC – USA
JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday he takes sole responsibility
for the war against Hezbollah in Lebanon and asserted that the fighting
had …
msnbc.msn.com/id/14344449/

Annan pushes for UN force in Lebanon
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Kofi Annan, the United Nations secretary-general, on Monday urged forward
the creation of a 15,000-strong international peacekeeping force for Lebanon,
as UN …
www.ft.com/cms/s/268803ce-2bb8-11db-a7e1-0000779e2340.html

US Stocks Rally on Lower Oil, Lebanon Truce; GE, UPS Advance
Bloomberg – USA
… Israel said today it was calling back some troops from southern Lebanon
after its military and Hezbollah ended fighting as part of an accord arranged
by the …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a6rvYow8tqUQ&refer=

White House Fears Syria, Iran Will Re-Arm Hizbullah
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) The Bush administration is worried that security in northern
Lebanon is not stight enough to prevent Iran and Syria from re-arming
Hizbullah …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=110053

Australian Visitor Takes Good Impression about Syria
SANA – Syrian Arab News Agency – Damascus,Syria
Member of the Australian Women delegation who paid a visit to Syria last
April Clare Williamson expressed good impression of the visit, hailing
the national …
www.sana.org/eng/21/2006/08/14/57697.htm

Syria’s Lebanese refugees head home despite doubts
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
DAMASCUS, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Happy to go home but uncertain of the future,
thousands of Lebanese refugees in Syria headed back across the border
after a truce …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14212398.htm

Feinstein: Necessary to Engage Syria, Iran to Ensure Cease-fire …
Council on Foreign Relations – New York,New York,USA
… says the current cease-fire between Hezbollah and Israel, while a “positive”
development, is unlikely to last unless regional powers like Syria and
Iran are …
www.cfr.org/publication/11283/feinstein.html

German foreign minister to visit Syria on new Mideast trip
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
BERLIN – Germany’s foreign minister was to set off Monday on a Middle
East trip that will include talks with Syria’s leaders aimed at persuading
the …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/middle
east/2006/August/middleeast_August382.xml&section=middleeast

Guns silenced by Lebanon ceasefire
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The Israeli army and Hezbollah militants put down their weapons at 6am.
However, there was fighting right up to the deadline – Israel …
news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1260&id=1183442006

Hezbollah fighter shot by Israeli soldiers in Lebanon
Irish Independent – Dublin,Ireland
The ceasefire in the Middle East appears to be already faltering, with
Israeli soldiers shooting a Hezbollah guerrilla in south Lebanon this
morning. …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=33&si=96723

For Arabs, Lebanon war smashes Israeli army image
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… They see Israeli casualties in south Lebanon as evidence of the weaknesses
in an army long held in awe by its neighbours. At least …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14131030.htm

Lebanon truce opens way to aid, returning refugees
Reuters – USA
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Aid began flowing into south Lebanon on Monday hours
after a UN-brokered ceasefire came into effect to end a conflict that
killed over 1,200 …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-08-
14T093028Z_01_L11420787_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-LEBANON-AID.xml&archived=False

Gold Declines in London as Cease-Fire in Lebanon Takes Effect
Bloomberg – USA
14 (Bloomberg) — Gold fell after a cease-fire between Israel and Hezbollah
took effect in Lebanon, reducing investor demand for the precious metal
as a safe …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=aGZUzDU1PRVk&refer=canada

Thousands of displaced head back to south Lebanon
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
SIDON, Lebanon (Reuters) – Several thousand displaced Lebanese headed for
south Lebanon on Monday shortly after guns fell silent in line with a
UN-brokered …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/8/14/worldupdates/2006-
08-14T142256Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-263524-4&sec=Worldupdates

US Stock-Index Futures Rise on Lower Oil, Lebanon Cease-Fire
Bloomberg – USA
Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) — US stock-index futures rose as crude oil fell to
a two-week low and as Israeli and Hezbollah troops began a cease-fire
in Lebanon. …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aac6jSyq_zKg&refer=news

Refugees return to southern Lebanon
Ynetnews – Israel
Guns fell silent across southern Lebanon on Monday after a UN-brokered
truce went into effect to end five weeks of fighting between Israel and
Hizbullah that …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3290962,00.html

Fragile truce begins in Lebanon
Swissinfo – Switzerland
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Heavy fighting in southern Lebanon stopped abruptly
on Monday after a UN-brokered truce came into effect, but reports that
Israeli troops …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Fragile_truce_begins
_in_Lebanon.html?siteSect=143&sid=6970120&cKey=1155550198000

LEBANON: D’ALEMA ARRIVES IN BEIRUT
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
(AGI) – Beirut, Aug. 14 – The foreign minister Massimo D’Alema has arrived
in Beirut, first stop of his mission in the Missile East …
www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200608141121-102
8-RT1-CRO-0-NF82&page=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline

Guns fall silent in Lebanon
News24 – South Africa
Beirut – The guns fell silent in Lebanon on Monday as a UN-brokered ceasefire
between Israel and Hezbollah appeared to take hold after some of the most
intense …
www.news24.com/News24/World/Middle_East/0,,2-10-2075_1982393,00.html

UPDATE: German Foreign Min To Visit Jordan, Syria, Saudi
Easy Bourse (Communiqués de presse) – Paris,France
BERLIN (AP)—Germany’s foreign minister was to set off Monday on a Middle
East trip that will include talks with Syria’s leaders aimed at persuading
the …
www.easybourse.com/Website/dynamic/News.php?NewsID=41573&lang=fra&NewsRubrique=2

Syria backs Lebanon stand
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
DAMASCUS: Syria backed Lebanon’s approval of a UN resolution aimed at
ending hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah but also expressed reservations
on the …
www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&it
| em_no=102399&version=1&template_id=37&parent_id=17

German Foreign Minister to visit Syria, Jordan, Saudi following UN …
Hindu – Chennai,India
14 (AP): Germany’s Foreign Minister was to set off on Monday on a trip
to Jordan, Syria and Saudi Arabia, hours after Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas
halted …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200608141550.htm

Syria’s “Rising Self-Confidence” Triggers Fears at Bush’s …
Aljazeera.com – London,UK
… History (Oxford University Press), stated an important and worth- mentioning
point about the recent developments in the Middle East, arguing that Syria
and Iran …
www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=12265

Silence in south Lebanon: Lebanese sources
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
Guns fell silent across south Lebanon today as a UN-brokered truce to end
five weeks of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah went into effect,
Lebanese …
www.sabcnews.com/world/the_middle_east/0,2172,132959,00.html

Lebanon ceasefire comes into effect
Times of India – India
BEIRUT: A UN ceasefire went into effect at 0500 GMT on Monday, after a
night of heavy air strikes on Lebanon and 34 days of fighting that took
more than 900 …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1893224.cms

Thousands of displaced head back to south Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
SIDON, Lebanon, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Several thousand displaced Lebanese
headed for south Lebanon on Monday shortly after guns fell silent in line
with a UN …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14124298.htm

Guns fall silent in Lebanon
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
… Hezbollah guerrillas went into effect at 7am South African time on
Monday, and Lebanese security sources said the guns had fallen silent
across southern Lebanon …
www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=280675&area|
=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

Canadians flee Lebanon on chartered ship
London Free Press – Canada
BEIRUT — More than 800 Canadians departed Lebanon yesterday, fleeing the
war-torn country on a government-chartered ship despite the promise of
a looming …
lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/International/2006/08/14/1753204-sun.html

Some Israeli forces leaving Lebanon – army
Reuters South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Some Israeli forces started withdrawing from southern
Lebanon on Monday shortly after a UN-brokered truce between Israel and
Hizbollah …
za.today.reuters.com/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-08-14T062322Z_01_BAN422994_RTRIDST_0_OZATP-MIDEAST-20060814.XML

Tense calm across Lebanon as UN-brokered truce takes effect
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
“It’s emotional,” a exhausted but smiling soldier told Israel Channel 10
television as his unit left Lebanon Monday morning. “It’s a cease-fire.”.

www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/750061.html

EU will help make Lebanon force ‘robust’, says Solana
EUobserver.com – Brussels,Belgium
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has said that he expects a quick
deployment of troops to southern Lebanon and that troops from Europe will
make the force …
euobserver.com/9/22228

Lebanon cease-fire comes into effect
ABC Online – Australia
… Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had told his Army to observe the truce from
3:00pm AEST and to start withdrawing some of its estimated 30,000 troops
in south Lebanon …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200608/s1714591.htm

Israel-Lebanon Cease-Fire Goes Into Effect
ABC News – USA
… search for survivors under the rubble of collapsed apartment buildings,
as smoke rises in the background, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon,
Sunday, Aug …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2309669

Ceasefire brings calm to Lebanon
Bangkok Post – Thailand
Beirut/Tel Aviv (dpa) – Calm prevailed across Lebanon Monday morning as
a UN-brokered ceasefire aimed at ending the month-long fighting between
Israel and …
www.bangkokpost.com/breaking_news/breakingnews.php?id=112210

Syria Supports Lebanon’s National Consensus and Reservations …
SANA – Syrian Arab News Agency – Damascus,Syria
… Council to reach that objective. The source added that Syria, taking
notice of the content of the resolution No. 1701, and in light …
www.sana.org/eng/21/2006/08/13/57432.htm

Israeli Air Raids Kill 7 in East Lebanon
Washington Post – United States
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Two Israeli air raids on a village in Lebanon’s eastern
Bekaa Valley late Sunday killed at least seven people and wounded nearly
two dozen …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/13/AR2006081300549.html

Lebanon seeks compensation for ‘catastrophe’
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Beirut – Lebanon plans to sue Israel over a huge oil spill from a bomb-damaged
power plant that’s been described as the country’s worst environmental
disaster …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=14&click_id=143&art_id=qw1155503342321B241

Top Israeli author’s son killed in Lebanon
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Jerusalem – The soldier-son of Israeli author David Grossman has been killed
in fighting in Lebanon, the army said on Sunday, just days after the …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=123&art_id=qw1155502985463B253

More Canadians flee Lebanon as Ottawa expresses ‘deep concern’
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Canadian nationals board the chartered passenger ship “Princesa Mariang”
that docked in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, as they wait to be
evacuated with …
www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?i
d=6db71fd8-2b88-490c-a8b8-c022b68a797e&k=44909

War shatters Lebanon’s economic future
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Beirut – Israel’s month-long offensive in Lebanon has so far inflicted
billions of dollars worth of damage and shattered Lebanon’s economic hopes
for the future …
news.monstersandcritics.com/business/article_1
190029.php/War_shatters_Lebanons_economic_future

Syria supports Lebanon’s acceptance of UN resolution
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Syria said on Sunday that it supports Lebanon’s acceptance of a UN resolution
calling for an end to the bloodshed between Israel and the Shiite Hezbollah,
the …
english.people.com.cn/200608/14/eng20060814_292802.html

‘Small’ role for NZ in UN Lebanon force
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
New Zealand will participate in a United Nations peacekeeping force in
Lebanon but any contribution will be small, Prime Minister Helen Clark
said. …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/Small-role-for-NZ-in
-UN-Lebanon-force/2006/08/14/1155407701647.html

Israeli air strikes kill at least four in eastern Lebanon
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
At least four people were killed and dozens wounded in Israeli air strikes
in eastern Lebanon overnight Sunday, medics source said. …
english.people.com.cn/200608/14/eng20060814_292812.html

Canada needs to take leading role in rebuilding Lebanon: Ignatieff
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
HALIFAX (CP) – Canada is right to support Israel in the Middle East conflict,
but our country needs to take an active role in helping Lebanon rebuild
after …
www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id
=e4d20b3e-f61f-4aba-8b27-42abba284c8f&k=66363

Blood spills as Lebanon truce nears
The Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
BOTH warring parties in the Lebanon conflict slugged it out right up until
the truce called for by the United Nations came into effect this morning.

www.theherald.co.uk/67831.shtml

Seven Israeli soldiers killed in Lebanon: TV
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Seven Israeli soldiers were killed in clashes with Hezbollah militants
in south Lebanon on Sunday, al- Arabiya television reported. …
english.people.com.cn/200608/14/eng20060814_292774.html

The Region: Syria and Iran get off scot-free
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… is not a new one. Egypt and Syria used Jordan and Lebanon for this
purpose from the late 1960s onward. The whole history of the …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11545258
65426&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

The Threat From Syria
AINA – Modesto,CA,USA
Washington — For the past half century, Syria’s overriding military objective
has been the destruction of Israel. Yet on the battlefield …
www.aina.org/news/20060813142510.htm

Lebanon ceasefire takes effect
Advertiser Adelaide – Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
A UN-brokered ceasefire deal aimed at ending the month-long war in Lebanon
entered into force at 3pm AEST today. The hours leading …
www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,20121449-5005962,00.html

Lebanon will not force Hizbullah to withdraw
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Lebanon’s ambassador to the UN said that his government would not use force
to ensure the dismantling of Hizbullah, sources said early Sunday morning.

www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1154525867
035&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Look beyond Lebanon
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
BY ABDULAZIZ SAGER. IT IS often said that war is another face of diplomacy,
but the one-month-old Israeli attack on Lebanon defies this notion. …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/
opinion/2006/August/opinion_August39.xml&section=opinion&col=

Evacuated from Gush Katif, then killed in Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… Hizbullah. On Saturday afternoon, Meshulami and the rest of his tank
crew were killed by an anti-tank missile in Randuria, south Lebanon. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=11545258
66209&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Israeli air raids kill and wound dozens in east Lebanon
Hindu – Chennai,India
Beirut, Aug. 14 (AP): Israeli warplanes attacked a village in eastern Lebanon
on Monday but it was not clear if there were casualties, security officials
said. …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200608141021.htm

United Nations Lebanon Cease-Fire Resolution Goes Into Force
Bloomberg – USA
… It calls for the withdrawal of Israeli troops after combined UN and
Lebanese forces move into southern Lebanon. The conflict has …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aj0jigBXSuV0&refer=home

Israel pounds Lebanon hours before UN truce
Reuters – USA
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israeli warplanes and ground forces pounded southern
Lebanon on Monday, pressing an offensive against Hizbollah guerrillas
before a UN …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=200
6-08-14T014332Z_01_L13492527_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST.xml

Lebanon prepares for UN ceasefire
BBC News – UK
Violence went on through the night as the deadline neared, with heavy Israeli
air raids reported in eastern Lebanon. Prime Minister …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4789569.stm

In a Political Move, Lebanon Offers an Army That All of Its Sects …
New York Times – United States
… The resolution on a truce adopted by the United Nations Security Council
on Friday calls for 15,000 Lebanese soldiers to patrol southern Lebanon,
once Israeli …
www.nytimes.com/2006/08/14/world/middleeast/14lebanon.html

Fundamentally Freund: Will Iran & Syria Get Away with Murder?
Arutz Sheva – Israel
The two main state sponsors of this entire bloody affair – Syria and
Iran – have gotten off scot-free despite wreaking havoc and sowing instability

www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=109972

  

  

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