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Syria | Lebanon Newslinks 18 July 2006
 
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Date: 18 July 2006

Mehlis: Nasrallah acted with Syria’s approval
Ynetnews – Israel
German Judge Detlev Mehlis, head of UN investigating team into Hariri assassination,
convinced Syria knew beforehand of Hizbullah plot against Israel. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3278068,00.html

Bush Says Syria Wants Back in Lebanon
ABC News – USA
… WASHINGTON Jul 18, 2006 (AP)— President Bush said Tuesday he suspects
Syria is trying to reassert influence in Lebanon more than a year after
Damascus ended …
abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=2207806

IAF foils rocket transports from Syria
Ynetnews – Israel
IAF manages to bomb trucks transporting missiles from Syria. IDF Maj.-Gen.
Eisenkot: These rockets belong to Syrian army. Although …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3278029,00.html

Syria not a target – Israel
News24 – South Africa
Jerusalem – Israel’s army said on Tuesday Hezbollah was smuggling weapons
from Syria, but added it did not regard Syria as a target for attack.

www.news24.com/News24/World/Middle_East/0,,2-10-2075_1969889,00.html

Bush says Syria trying to return to Lebanon
Melbourne Herald Sun – Australia
US President George W Bush today accused Syria of trying to “get back”
into Lebanon by supporting Hezbollah and accused Damascas and Iran of
inspiring “terror …
www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,19839937-5005961,00.html

Blair blames Iran, Syria for violence
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Iran and Syria bear responsibility for spiraling Middle East violence because
they support Hizbullah in its fight against Israel, British Prime Minister
Tony …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150886037714&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Russia has connections to douse latest flareup Ties to Syria, Iran …
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
It sells weapons to Syria and is helping Iran build a nuclear reactor.
It rolled out the red carpet for the Palestinian militant …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/18/MNGN3K0VNI1.DTL

Will Israeli Conflict Spread to Iran, Syria?
Christian Broadcasting Network – Virginia Beach,VA,USA
… “Israel and the international community face a common threat from an
axis of terror and hate: Hezbollah, Hamas, Syria, and Iran,” Israeli Foreign
Minister …
www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/israel/060718b.aspx

Mass evacuations from Lebanon as Israel bombs road to Syria
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Beirut/Nicosia – As Israel continued to pound targets in Lebanon for a
seventh day, including the main road to Syria – a key escape route for
thousands trying …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1181880.php/
Mass_evacuations_from_Lebanon_as_Israel_bombs_road_to_Syria

German Prosecutor: Syria Using Hezbollah to Gain Control of …
The Conservative Voice – Kernersville,NC,USA
by Jim Kouri – BERLIN — Detlev Mehlis, former UN investigator, told the
German newsmagazine Deutsche Welle that Iran and Syria are definitely
playing a role …
www.theconservativevoice.com/article/16226.html

Saddam ‘warns Syria against alliance with Iran’
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… Syria, which belonged to a rival wing of the Arab Baathist Party then
ruling in Baghdad, supported Persian Iran against Arab Iraq in the 1980-88
war. …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1181877.php/

Nigeria: Govt to Evacuate 5,000 Nigerians From Lebanon
AllAfrica.com – Washington,USA
The federal government has announced that it will be evacuating 5, 000
Nigerians resident in Lebanon after Israeli air raids killed at least
25 civilians and …
allafrica.com/stories/200607180121.html

UN pulling non-essential staff from Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) – The United Nations and its agencies are pulling
non-essential staff and family members from Lebanon, but workers involved
in relief …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L18378464.htm

Israel vows no respite to offensive in Lebanon
International Herald Tribune – France
… suburbs. Another attack targeted the town of Qana in southern Lebanon,
destroying a four-story building, Lebanese television reported. …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/07/18/news/mideast.php

IAF again drops leaflets on Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
IDF officials said Tuesday that IAF aircraft were dropping leaflets on
southern Lebanon warning residents to flee the area ahead of an impending
attack. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1150886036308&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Canadian family pays ultimate price in Lebanon
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
… Akhras’s cousins had arrived from Canada for the summer hoping to find
their roots when an Israeli jet destroyed their house in southern Lebanon,
killing all …
www.sabcnews.com/world/the_middle_east/0,2172,131470,00.html

Annan Says Lebanon, Darfur Need More UN Troops
Voice of America – USA
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan says a possible UN stabilization force
for Lebanon should be larger and have a different mandate than current
troops in the …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-07-18-voa22.cfm

Hundreds evacuated from Lebanon
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
BEIRUT — Hundreds of Americans and Europeans escaped Lebanon by helicopter,
plane and ship on Tuesday while others waited in frustration for a passenger
ship …
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/
Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1153216146945&call_pageid=
968332188492&col=968793972154

Annan calls for beefed-up UN force in Lebanon
CNN – USA
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan calls for more international involvement
in Lebanon at a news conference in Brussels on Tuesday. …
www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/07/18/mideast.annan.ap/

Dozens of Americans Flown Out of Lebanon
Forbes – USA
Dozens of Americans were flown out of Lebanon by helicopter on Tuesday
while hundreds waited in frustration for a passenger ship to take them
to Cyprus. …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/07/18/ap2886635.html

On Scene: Cut Off and Under Siege in South Lebanon
TIME – USA
A humanitarian disaster appears to be unfolding among the hills and valleys
of south Lebanon, where for five days Israel has hammered home a devastating

www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1215542,00.html

Israel says Hizbollah smuggling weapons from Syria
Reuters – USA
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s army said on Tuesday the Lebanese guerrilla
group Hizbollah was smuggling weapons from Syria but added it did not
regard Syria …
today.reuters.com/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID
=2006-07-18T165739Z_01_L18450155_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-ISRAEL-SYRIA.xml

SYRIA: More assistance given to besieged Lebanese
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Attar noted that the centres had received some 2,400 Lebanese nationals
on Tuesday, most of whom were bussed into Syria with assistance from the
government. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/53a0b4cf5495ece998dc5e6e671f68aa.htm

Israeli General Says Lebanon Offensive Will Last Weeks
New York Times – United States
JERUSALEM, July 18 — A top Israeli general said today that Israel’s
offensive in Lebanon would last another few weeks, and he said that the
use of large …
www.nytimes.com/2006/07/18/world/middleeast/18cnd
-mideast.html?ex=1153368000&en=3b7e3a24ee81f308&ei=5087%0A

The dangerous road into Lebanon
BBC News – UK
There are reckoned to be just three overland routes in and out of Lebanon
– and you are advised not to take any of them unless you have a very good
reason to. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5192698.stm

No Apparent Solution to Israel’s Crisis With Lebanon
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
JERUSALEM — With a fierce new wave of rockets falling across northern
Israel and Israeli warplanes again hammering targets in Lebanon, Israeli
commanders said …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-071806lebanon,0,3105730.story?coll=la-home-headlines

Annan expects Europeans in Lebanon force
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
… reluctance, Kofi Annan says he expects European nations to contribute
troops to a proposed beefed-up stabilisation force to end fighting in
southern Lebanon. …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=370159&lng=1

Controlled panic at Lebanon border
TVNZ – New Zealand
A New Zealand woman who made a successful dash across the border from Lebanon
to Syria says there was an atmosphere of controlled panic. …
tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411366/791417

Hundreds of Americans Evacuate Lebanon
Forbes – USA
At least 320 Americans left Lebanon by sea and air Tuesday, but hundreds
more waited in frustration for a cruise ship hired by the US to take them
to Cyprus. …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/07/18/ap2887193.html

Vow to quicken Lebanon evacuation
Guardian Unlimited – UK
Downing Street has promised a “step change” in the pace of evacuation of
British nationals from Lebanon as the first Royal Navy warship docked
in Beirut. …
www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,,-5959029,00.html

Lebanon hit back 20 years
The Standard – Hong Kong
Israel’s attacks on Lebanon have done more than wreak a terrible human
toll. … Israel’s attacks on Lebanon have done more than wreak a terrible
human toll. …
www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?pp_cat=17&art_id=23157&sid=8905795&con_type=1

150 Pinoy workers in Lebanon set to go back to RP
Sun.Star – Philippines
ABOUT 150 Filipino workers in Lebanon would be sent home soon because of
the armed conflict there, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
(Owwa) said …
www.sunstar.com.ph/static/man/2006/07/19/news/
150.pinoy.workers.in.lebanon.set.to.go.back.to.rp.html

Israeli offensive on Lebanon
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
The now week-long Israeli offensive against Lebanon is showing no sign
of abating despite a flurry of diplomatic activity. More …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=370184&lng=1

75,000 Foreigners Reach Safety in Syria
Sofia News Agency – Bulgaria
More than 100,000 people, three-quarters of them foreigners, had crossed
into Syria from Lebanon over the past five days, Syrian authorities said.

www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=66651

Former UN Investigator Says Hezbollah Has Syria’s Approval
Deutsche Welle – Germany
… the scenes. Detlev Mehlis, former UN inspector, told Deutsche Welle
that Iran and Syria are definitely playing a role. Detlev Mehlis …
www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,2098896,00.html

Crisis May Put Syria Back in Political Mix
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… DAMASCUS, Syria — After years spent edging Syrian troops out of Lebanon
in a bid to win independence for the beleaguered nation, Western leaders
face the …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-s
yria18jul18,1,6534424.story?coll=la-headlines-world

French evacuees arrive in Cyprus from Lebanon
Reuters – USA
LARNACA, Cyprus, July 18 (Reuters) – France evacuated some 900 people from
Lebanon to Cyprus on Tuesday in an operation cut short because of security
concerns …
today.reuters.com/News/CrisesArticle.aspx?storyId=L18265823

Westerners flee Lebanon any way they can
CNN – USA
An Italian naval officer carries a young girl off a vessel that arrived
late Monday in Cyprus from Lebanon. BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN …
www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/07/18/lebanon.evacuation/

Jordan continues to evacuate citizens from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Jordan has continued evacuating its citizens from Lebanon in the wake of
the military escalation between Israel and Hizbollah, local newspaper
Jordan Times …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284307.html

MacKay defends Lebanon rescue plans
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
OTTAWA—Canada has been working on an evacuation plan for Canadians in
Lebanon for “close to a week,” Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay told
the Toronto …
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/
Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1153173011822&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

Lebanon: the world looks on
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
Western leaders remained paralysed on Monday as Lebanon suffered one of
its bloodiest days since Israel began its bombardment a week ago. …
www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=277821
& area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

Lebanon army touted as solution to crisis
Houston Chronicle – United States
… Writer. BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanon’s national army is largely a spectator
in the bloody confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah. …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4053801.html

Belgians evacuated to Cyprus from Lebanon
Expatica – Netherlands
BRUSSELS — The ferry that France chartered to transport French nationals
from Lebanon arrived at Larnaca on Cyprus on Tuesday carrying 44 Belgians.

www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=48&s
tory_id=31621&name=Belgians+evacuated+to+Cyprus+from+Lebanon

Israeli general says ground invasion of Lebanon a possibility
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
… to curtail Hezbollah’s ability to fire rockets into Israel, the army’s
deputy chief of staff said Tuesday, adding that a ground invasion into
Lebanon had not …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.htm
l?id=1adf21ad-c35e-4cd3-8669-2538c3067537&k=5669

PM’s pledge on Lebanon evacuation
BBC News – UK
Thousands of Britons will be evacuated from Lebanon “as swiftly and as
properly as possible”, Prime Minister Tony Blair has said. …
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5190360.stm

US Rescue Bogs Down in Lebanon
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
BEIRUT — Thousands of Americans whose vacations and business trips to
Lebanon have degenerated with sickening speed into stints in a battle
zone remained …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-
evacuate18jul18,1,2588424.story?coll=la-headlines-world

Syria feels the pressure as conflict rages
Globe and Mail – Canada
Syria has thus far remained on the sidelines as Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah
militia have traded heavier and heavier blows on its front porch. …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20
060718.MIDEASTSYRIA18/TPStory/TPInternational/Africa/

Syria’s Tourism Industry Thrives on Lebanon’s Loss
The Media Line – New York,NY,USA
… are also fleeing the country. In both cases many people are choosing
Syria as the natural destination. It has a similar climate …
themedialine.org/news/news_detail.asp?NewsID=14417

Bush blames Syria, Iran for violence
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
… PETERSBURG, Russia – President Bush yesterday publicly called Syria
and Iran the “root causes” of growing violence in the Middle East,
punctuating his …
www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20060718-9999-1n18bush.html

Gulf investors keep faith with Lebanon for now
Reuters Italia – UK
DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Gulf Arab investors watched TV images of Israeli
aircraft pound Lebanon with growing apprehension on Monday, but most could
still see …
www.borsaitaliana.reuters.it/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=fundsNewsUK&storyID=2006-07-1
8T095234Z_01_NOA835335_RTRUKOC_0_ANALYSIS-GULF-INVESTORS.xml&archived=False

Israel pounds Lebanon, Hizbollah rockets hit Haifa
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israeli warplanes battered Lebanon on Tuesday, killing
26 people, and more Hizbollah rockets hit the Israeli city of Haifa, with
no sign …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/7/18/worldupdates/
2006-07-18T163412Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-259964-10&sec=Worldupdates

Government defends speed of Lebanon evacuation and points finger …
Guardian Unlimited – UK
Tony Blair said this morning that Britain was acting “as quickly as we
possibly can” to get its citizens out of Lebanon as the foreign secretary,
Margaret …
politics.guardian.co.uk/foreignaffairs/story/0,,1823358,00.html

PM defends Lebanon evacuation plans
Guardian Unlimited – UK
Prime Minister Tony Blair has been forced to defend the operation to evacuate
Britons from Lebanon after criticism that other European nations have
been …
www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,,-5958444,00.html

Aussies to set sail from Lebanon
NEWS.com.au – Australia
HUNDREDS of Australians are set to sail to safety from Lebanon tomorrow,
joining a flotilla of vessels carrying thousands of foreigners trying
to escape …
www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,19833931-29277,00.html

US sends ferry, thousands flee Lebanon by road and sea
Washington Post – United States
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States sent a ferry to Lebanon on Tuesday
to begin its first major evacuation of Americans as thousands of foreigners
packed bags …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/18/AR2006071800405.html

Israeli forces kill 16 in Lebanon bombings
Houston Chronicle – United States
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Israel struck a Lebanese army base outside Beirut and
flattened a house near the border, killing at least 16 people in a new
wave of …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4053949.html

People by the Thousands Evacuate Lebanon
Guardian Unlimited – UK
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) – Europeans and Lebanese with foreign passports fled
Lebanon by the thousands Tuesday as a cruise ship departed Cyprus for
Beirut to begin …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-5958378,00.html

Americans Start To Flee Lebanon
CBS News – USA
… commercial vessel, the Orient Queen, with capacity to carry 750 passengers,
will be under US charter and available to ferry evacuees from Lebanon
to Cyprus. …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/07/18/world/main1812472.shtml

Evacuation of 20,000 Canadians from Lebanon to begin mid-week
National Post – Canada
The Al-Akhrass family has received different reports but are believed to
have lost between eight and 11 family members as they visited Lebanon
as a result of …
www.canada.com/nationalpost/story.html?id=32e7ee06-cd53-4ba0-a08a-4295e0c90fcc

Israeli forces bomb Lebanon, killing 16
CTV.ca – Canada
A new round of strikes killed at least 16 people in Lebanon on Tuesday,
as diplomats stepped up efforts to end the conflict and foreigners fled
the region. …
www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/2006
0716/mideast_update_060717/20060718?hub=TopStories

More than 100,000 people escape Lebanon through Syria
Radio New Zealand – Wellington,New Zealand
Syrian authorities said on Monday that more than 100,000 people have crossed
into Syria from Lebanon over the past five days to escape Israeli attacks.

www.radionz.co.nz/news/latest/200607180856/f8686b9

UAE evacuates hundreds through Syria
Gulf News – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, a senior official at the UAE Embassy, told Gulf
News 10 buses each carrying around 40-45 people had left for Syria. …
www.gulfnews.com/region/Lebanon/10053555.html

More than 100,000 people escape Lebanon through Syria
Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
DAMASCUS: More than 100,000 people have crossed into Syria from Lebanon
over the past five days to escape Israeli attacks, Syrian authorities
said on Monday. …
www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3735729a12,00.html

Syria sends humanitarian aid to Lebanon
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
… Syria’s airports, ports and border crossings have become the only way
out after Israel blockaded Lebanon from the sea and bombed much of its
transport …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=369895&lng=1

Iran, Syria sign MOU on accelerating joint projects
MehrNews.com – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN, July 18 (MNA) — Iran and Syria signed a memorandum of understanding
on Monday on accelerating development of 19 projects, in particular the
delayed …
www.mehrnews.ir/en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=354561

Belgium, France join hands to evacuate nationals from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Belgium and France are cooperating to evacuate their citizens from Lebanon
which has been under heavy attack by Israel in the past few days. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284193.html

Govt defends Lebanon crisis response
ABC Online – Australia
The Federal Government is continuing to defend Australia’s response to
the crisis in Lebanon, saying no country has done a better job in what
it calls a “war …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1689367.htm

Westerners Flee Lebanon As Fight Continues
ABC News – USA
… personnel help evacuees alight from the Italian warship Durante de
la Penne after it arrived at port in Larnaca, Cyprus, from Beirut, Lebanon,
Monday, July 17 …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2204167

Cyprus prepares for influx of foreigners fleeing Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Cypriot authorities held a special meeting on Monday in a bid to prepare
for a major influx of foreigners fleeing Lebanon which is under intense
Israeli …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284152.html

Syria, Jordan send relief to Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Syrian Ministry of Health provided Lebanon with six tons of medical and
nutritional materials, the official SANA news agency reported. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284185.html

Sweden evacuates citizens from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Some 300 Swedes returned home from Lebanon early Monday after being evacuated
by Swedish authorities and thousands more are expected to follow, the
Foreign …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284162.html

Netherlands starts evacuation of nationals from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
More than 300 Dutch citizens have arrived in Syria in buses from Lebanon
on Monday morning, Radio Netherlands reported. The buses …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284153.html

Chinese citizens evacuated from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Staff members of the Chinese Embassy to Lebanon hang the Chinese national
flag onto a bus which is to carry people leave the country, in Beirut,
capital of …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284120.html

US Prepares Huge Lebanon Evacuation
Washington Post – United States
… to safety at a British air base in Cyprus yesterday as officials moved
closer to a massive evacuation of thousands of US citizens from besieged
Lebanon. …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/17/AR2006071701421.html

Israeli PM vows to continue assault in Lebanon until kidnapped …
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert vowed on Monday to press ahead a massive
assault in Lebanon until two Israeli soldiers kidnapped by Lebanon’s Hizbollah
were …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284166.html

French PM arrives in Lebanon amid Israel-Lebanon crisis
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin arrived in Lebanon on Monday
as Israel pressed ahead a massive assault in the country, local media
reported. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284146.html

Olmert Blames Iran, Syria for Fighting as Europe Backs UN Force
Bloomberg – USA
July 17 (Bloomberg) — Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert blamed the conflict
in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip on Iran and Syria and vowed to keep up the
fight as …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aAZmKwR76BsI&refer=home

Australians in Lebanon taken to Syria by bus
ABC Online – Australia
… Government plans to get more Australians out of Lebanon by bus, after
a successful mission yesterday which saw 86 stranded Australians taken
by road to Syria. …
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2006/s1689274.htm

Chinese embassy staff in Lebanon head for home from Syria
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
A group of 25 Chinese embassy staff and engineers, evacuated from Lebanon,
started their journey for home early Tuesday from the international airport
in …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284269.html

“Syria today has the most formidable chemical and biological …
Questions and Observations – USA
“Syria today has the most formidable chemical and biological weapons capabilities
of any Arab state.”. My old friend Billy Beck turned …
www.qando.net/details.aspx?Entry=4261

Canadian presence in Lebanon reveals deep ties
Globe and Mail – Canada
… Their large presence in Lebanon is a testimony to the enduring ties
Lebanese Canadians have kept with their country of origin. Alain …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.200
60718.MIDEASTCDA18/TPStory/TPInternational/Africa/

Internationals Flee Lebanon to Escape Fighting
NPR – USA
… the death toll continues to mount along the Israeli-Lebanese border,
several foreign governments are undertaking a mass evacuation of their
citizens in Lebanon …
www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5563386

Brazil evacuates nationals from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
A Brazilian plane was to depart from Turkey on Monday with about 100 Brazilian
nationals evacuated from Lebanon. The plane was to …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284244.html

Israel won’t rule out Lebanon ground assault
ABC Online – Australia
Israel’s army has refused to rule out a massive ground invasion of Lebanon
as part of an offensive to force Hezbollah guerrillas to free two Israeli
soldiers …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1689795.htm

Morocco sends urgent relief to Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Morocco will provide Lebanon with urgent medical relief to show its support
for Lebanon and Lebanese people, said Morocco King Mohammed VI on Monday
in a phone …
english.people.com.cn/200607/18/eng20060718_284266.html

Nigeria evacuates citizens from Lebanon
African News Dimension – Johannesburg,South Africa
By ANDnetwork .com. Nigeria has begun the evacuation of its citizens from
Lebanon following the escalation of fighting between Israeli soldiers
and Hezbollah. …
www.andnetwork.com/index?service=direct/0/Home/older.fullStory&sp=l45135

Aussies’ desperate dash from Lebanon
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Less than seven hours later the family were last night at the Lebanon-Syrian
border, having navigated one of the most dangerous stretches of road in
the world …
www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,19827246-5001021,00.html

21 Americans evacuated from Lebanon; others told to stay put for …
USA Today – USA
… to evacuate thousands. A pair of Marine helicopters evacuated 21 Americans
from Lebanon to Cyprus on Sunday. The evacuees included …
www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-07-16-us-lebanon_x.htm

  

  

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