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Date: 23 July 2006

Syria ‘would resist Lebanon invasion’
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
… “What will we do? Stand by with our arms folded? Absolutely not. Without
any doubt Syria will intervene in the conflict.”. Mr Bilal …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19885398-1702,00.html

NY Times: US Sees Syria as Key in Hizbullah War
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will ask Arab
countries to try to convince Syria to distant itself from Iran, according
to The New …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=108114

BOMBS CRASH THE PARTY: Tourists’ exodus deprives Lebanon
Detroit Free Press – United States
… A small country with no natural resources, Lebanon relies on tourism
for about 12% of its national income. … “There is a mass exodus from
Lebanon,” Sarkis said.
www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060723/NEWS07/607230693/1009

Israel strikes Hezbollah strongholds in Lebanon
Hindustan Times – India
… were wounded in the air strike, which targeted Sidon for the first
time since Israel launched its massive military offensive against Lebanon
and Hezbollah …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1750826,00050004.htm

Israel and Lebanon under fire
Reuters.uk – UK
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel unleashed more air strikes on Lebanon and Hizbollah
fired rockets at Haifa on Sunday as a senior UN official demanded a halt
to the …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-07-23T093022Z_01_L22863186_RTRUKOC_0_UK-MIDEAST-1.xml

Thousands flee southern Lebanon as Israeli forces mass at border
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
JERUSALEM — A stream of cars navigated heavily bombed roads Saturday to
escape southern Lebanon as Israel repeated a warning to villagers there
to clear out …
www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.
html?id=bfd3a73f-716b-4d07-bf75-cdc414a32609

UK and Israel in talks on Lebanon
BBC News – UK
Foreign Office minister Kim Howells is set to meet Israeli officials a
day after criticising the country’s military tactics in Lebanon. …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/5207310.stm

Lebanon: IDF hits 2 rocket launchers in Tyre
Ynetnews – Israel
Israel Air Force air strikes Sunday afternoon took out two rocket launchers
in Tyre, in southern Lebanon, and two vehicles used by Hizbullah operatives.

www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3280083,00.html

ANALYSIS-Reluctant Bush may need Syria to end Lebanon war
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… US President George W. Bush may have to set aside his hostility to
Syria if he wants its help in ending the war between Israel and Hizbollah
in Lebanon. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L23495110.htm

Dangerous moves and Lebanon’s fate
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
Beyond the drama and the carnage of the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah,
one fact is clear: Lebanon has become the focal point of conflicts that
extend …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/editorial/15104814.htm

Over 200 Filipino evacuees arriving home from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The first batch of 229 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and three infants
evacuated from war-torn Lebanon got home safely in Manila and were welcomed
by …
english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285912.html

Bush blames Iran and Syria for the Lebanon conflict
Dominican Today – Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic
WASHINGTON.- George W. Bush fustigated Syria for sponsoring the Hezbollah
military service and Iran for its “nuclear ambitions”. …
www.dominicantoday.com/app/article.aspx?id=15776

Syria wants talks with US over Lebanon crisis
Reuters.uk – UK
DAMASCUS (Reuters) – Syria is willing to engage in dialogue with the United
States to solve the confrontation between Hizbollah and Israel, Deputy
Foreign …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=
2006-07-23T132211Z_01_L23851921_RTRUKOC_0_UK-MIDEAST-SYRIA.xml

US trying to split Syria from Iran
International Herald Tribune – France
WASHINGTON As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice traveled to Israel on
Sunday, Bush administration officials said they recognized that Syria
was central to …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/07/23/news/syria.php

Israel and Hezbollah trade fire as Syria issues warning
China Daily – China
As a host of top European diplomats descended on the region, Syria fueled
fears the fighting could spread, issuing a stark warning that it would
intervene if …
www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2006-07/23/content_647333.htm

Syria will join conflict if Israeli troops approach
Malaysia Star – Malaysia
MADRID (Reuters) – Syria will enter the Israeli-Hizbollah conflict if Israeli
ground troops enter Lebanon and approach Syria, Syrian Information Minister

thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/7/23/worldupdates/2006
-07-23T155338Z_01_NOOTR_RTRJONC_0_-260703-1&sec=Worldupdates

Syria ready for dialogue with US to solve Middle East crisis
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
Syria has said today it is ready for dialogue with the United States to
solve the confrontation between Hizbollah and Israel. The …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=33&si=95513

Syria Official: ‘We Are Ready to Help Solve Crisis’
Arutz Sheva – Israel
(IsraelNN.com) Faisal Mekdad, Deputy Foreign Minister for Syria, said Sunday
his country is prepared to talk with the United States to try to bring
an end to …
www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=108126

Israel and Lebanon under fire
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
Israel unleashed more air strikes on Lebanon and Hezbollah fired rockets
at Haifa on Sunday as a senior United Nations official demanded a halt
to the violence …
www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/
breaking_news__international_news/&articleid=278451

Qatar trying mediate end to Lebanon war: sources
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… “The Qataris are mediating between Israel and Hezbollah to end the
current crisis in Lebanon,” one senior political source told Reuters.

www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/middl
eeast/2006/July/middleeast_July495.xml&section=middleeast

Lebanese journalist killed in strike in s. Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… security officials reported that a photographer working for a Lebanese
magazine was killed Sunday when an IAF strike hit near her taxi in southern
Lebanon. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1153291977453&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Some 500 Brazilians to leave Lebanon by Monday
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Brazil’s government on Saturday said it will help nearly 500 of its citizens
flee escalating violence in Lebanon in the next two days. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1153291974025&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Israeli Army yet to decide on Lebanon invasion
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
… Israeli military chief Lieutenant-General Dan Halutz has yet to decide
on whether forces need to launch a major ground invasion of Lebanon to
cripple Hezbollah …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1043306

US open to NATO-led force in Lebanon: Bolton
Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is open to a NATO-led force keeping
the peace on Lebanon’s southern border with Israel, although using US
forces has …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/23/AR2006072300157.html

US won’t Send Troops to Lebanon
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
By Anka, Washington. The United States announced it would not be able to
send forces to Lebanon. Currently, plans are being made …
www.zaman.com/?bl=international&alt=&hn=35015

Lebanon evacuees pour into Cyprus
Washington Post – United States
LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) – Thousands of people fleeing Israeli bombing
in Lebanon kept pouring into Cyprus on Sunday as the United Nations appealed
for urgent …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/23/AR2006072300161.html

Syria ‘working for a ceasefire’
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
Syria, one of Hezbollah’s main backers, said in remarks published today
that it will press for a ceasefire to end the fighting between Israel
and the Islamic …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=189967656&p=y8996836z

Syria, Hizballah Decide They Want to Talk
Jawa Report – Arlen,TX,USA
Hizballah sponsor Syria wants to talk: DAMASCUS (Reuters) – Syria is willing
to engage in dialogue with the United States to solve the confrontation
between …
mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/184041.php

Bush hoping Syria will cut ties with Hizbollah
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
Reports from Washington suggest President George Bush is hoping to get
key Arab countries to convince Syria to cut its ties with Hizbollah. …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=33&si=95521

Syria seen as linchpin in Lebanon
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
When President Bush, via an unexpectedly open microphone, suggested that
the key to ending the current Middle East war was to “get Syria to get
Hezbollah to …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/07/23/MNG98K42611.DTL&type=politics

IDF: Syria Continues to Arm Hezbollah; Worries About Wider …
Arutz Sheva – Israel
Amos Yadlin said at a cabinet meeting today that Syria was continuing to
ship armaments to the Hezbollah, including 220 millimeter rockets. …
www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=108140

US pushes Syria for peace
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
THE US will ease its boycott of Syria if the country abandons its alliance
with Iran and Hezbollah and helps force a ceasefire in southern Lebanon,
under a …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19888072-601,00.html

Syria holds the key
Globes – Rishon Le-Zion,Israel
If Israel wants to uproot Hizbullah, the price will be returning the Golan
Heights to Syria. After 12 days of indecisive combat, and …
www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000115563&fid=980

US: We won’t hold direct talks with Syria
Ynetnews – Israel
United States rejects Syrian offer for talks: In response to remarks to
Reuters by Syrian Deputy Faisal al-Meqdad that Syria is ready to hold
talks with the …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3280255,00.html

292 Pinoy workers from Lebanon arrive home
Sun.Star – Philippines
MANILA — Amid the downpour brought on by typhoon “Glenda” Sunday, 229
Filipinos who escaped from the brewing crisis in southern Lebanon finally
arrived in the …
www.sunstar.com.ph/static/net/2006/07/24/292.pinoy.workers.from.lebanon.arrive.home.html

Israel’s Olmert says Lebanon crisis will last a long time
Life Style Extra – UK
JERUSALEM (AFX) – Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told a cabinet meeting
the current Lebanon crisis would last a long time. ‘The …
www.lse.co.uk/FinanceNews.asp?shareprice=&ArticleRef=22765&Article
Headline=Israels_Olmert_says_Lebanon_crisis_will_last_a_long_time

UN observer seriously wounded by Hizbullah gunfire in Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
A United Nations observer was seriously wounded Sunday in the crossfire
during fighting between Hizbullah and Israeli troops in south Lebanon,
and flown to an …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1153291979085&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

2 key Americans see 1982 in Lebanon ‘06
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
In Beirut and Tel Aviv, the two American ambassadors watched the war unfold:
Israel’s pilots hammering Lebanon, its tanks smashing across the line,
its leaders …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1107AP_Mideast_Echoes_of_82.html

Peretz: Israel supports deployment of multi-national force in …
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
Defense Minister Amir Peretz said Sunday that Israel would agree to the
deployment of a multi-national force in Lebanon, and suggested that NATO
troops be …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741704.html

In Lebanon mountains, resorts become refugee camps
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
ALEY, Lebanon, July 23 (Reuters) – In the classrooms of the Khaled Jumblatt
school in the hills above Beirut, washing lines hang from the windows
and babies …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L23865088.htm

Jordan’s king seeks EU help for immediate truce in Lebanon
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… European Union member countries and urged the support of their governments
for efforts aimed at arranging an ‘immediate ceasefire’ in Lebanon, according
to an …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1183352.php/
Jordans_king_seeks_EU_help_for_immediate_truce_in_Lebanon

IDF Intelligence: Lebanon crisis good for Syria, Iran
Ynetnews – Israel
IDF Intelligence Chief Major-General Amos Yadlin said Sunday evening in
a press briefing that Syria and Iran see the widening conflict on the
northern border …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3280357,00.html

Syria ‘to come clean’ on al-Qaeda cells
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
SYRIA is prepared to tell the US the whereabouts of al-Qaeda cells in Lebanon,
Britain’s Sky News television reported today. Sky …
www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,19889664-5001028,00.html

Can Syria really rein in Hizbullah?
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA
Syria said Sunday that it was willing to engage in dialogue with the US
to help resolve the war between Hizbullah and Israel. By …
www.csmonitor.com/2006/0724/p11s01-wome.html

Lean on Hezbollah, Syria told
News24 – South Africa
Washington – US administration officials admonished Syria on Sunday to
stop supporting Hezbollah while rebuffing an offer by Damascus for direct
talks on the …
www.news24.com/News24/World/Middle_East/0,,2-10-2075_1972118,00.html

Syria warns against ground incursion
Jerusalem Post – Israel
Syrian Information Minister Muhsein Bilal warned on Sunday that if Israel
enters Lebanon with ground forces, it could drag Syria into the conflict
as well. …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?c=JPArticle&cid=11532
91978768&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Syria supports Lebanon ceasefire, offers talks with US
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
… talks with the United States aimed at forging a solution to the current
Middle East crisis but will intervene if Israeli ground troops invade
Lebanon near the …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1183375.
php/Syria_supports_Lebanon_ceasefire_offers_talks_with_US

Bolton defends Israel’s actions in Lebanon
CNN International – USA
… means here. Is Israel entitled only to kidnap two Hezbollah operatives
and fire a couple of rockets aimlessly into Lebanon? “The …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/07/23/mideast.bolton/

Saudis press US for Lebanon ceasefire
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
SAUDI Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal pressed President George W.
Bush today to support calls for a ceasefire in Lebanon, during talks at
the White …
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19889692-1702,00.html

Latest Lebanon-Israel Developments
Forbes – USA
_ Israeli warplanes battered areas across south Lebanon. … Syria warned
it will not stand by if the Israelis step up their offensive in Lebanon.

www.forbes.com/entrepreneurs/feeds/ap/2006/07/23/ap2897825.html

More NZers on way home from Lebanon
Stuff.co.nz – Wellington,New Zealand
New Zealand officials are hoping to get 19 more New Zealanders, evacuated
from Lebanon, out of Cyprus on charter flights organised by Australia.

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3742354a10,00.html

Israeli filmmakers slam gov’t policy in Lebanon, Gaza
Ynetnews – Israel
… oppression in Palestine. Nothing justifies the bombing of civilians
and the destruction of infrastructures in Lebanon and Gaza. Allow us …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3280381,00.html

Canada sending rescue ship to most dangerous region in Lebanon
Globe and Mail – Canada
BEIRUT — Canada is sending a chartered ship to the most dangerous hotspot
in south Lebanon on Monday to rescue Canadians stranded in the heavy bombardment
by …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20060723.wSouth0723/BNStory/Front/home

Lebanon evacuees pour into Cyprus and Turkey
Reuters.uk – UK
LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) – Thousands of people fleeing Israel’s 12 days
of bombing in Lebanon poured into Cyprus and Turkey on Sunday as the United
Nations …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=
2006-07-23T193654Z_01_L21379785_RTRUKOC_0_UK-MIDEAST-EVACUATION.xml

Lebanon offensive ‘to last weeks’
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
THE Israeli offensive on Lebanon to defeat militant Shiite group Hezbollah
will continue for “several weeks”, the commander of Israel’s northern
military …
www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,19889708-1702,00.html

Israeli Forces Push Deeper in Lebanon
New York Times – United States
YIRON, Israel, July 23 — Israeli ground forces pushed deeper into Lebanon
today as Hezbollah answered with more rocket barrages. …
www.nytimes.com/2006/07/23/world/middleeast/23cnd-mideast.html
Lebanese villagers flee danger zone
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… They’ve blown their savings on taxis that charge up to $1,000 to shepherd
them from war-ravaged villages to safer areas close to the capital or
into Syria. …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/15100673.htm

Bush steps up criticism of Syria, Iran
ABC Online – Australia
US President George W Bush has increased his criticism of Syria and Iran
over their support for Hezbollah. Dr Rice will make it …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1694120.htm

Huge exodus puts strain on Syria as refugees pour in
Independent – London,England,UK
… and 500,000 Lebanese displaced following Israel’s 12-day bombardment
of Lebanon, tens of thousands of people are trying to flee across the
border to Syria. …
news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/article1191945.ece

International Medical Corps responding in Lebanon and Syria …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
July 22, 2006 – With the number of displaced people in Lebanon topping
500,000, International Medical Corps doctors are part of a growing humanitarian
effort …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/218615/115359448732.htm

Kuwaiti diplomats evacuate from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
The majority of the Kuwaiti diplomatic mission evacuated from Lebanon into
Syria on Saturday, the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285746.html

Israel, Hizbollah clash inside Lebanon
Bangkok Post – Thailand
… Guerrillas of the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hizbollah and Israeli
troops were engaged in fierce clashes near a village in southern Lebanon
Saturday evening …
www.bangkokpost.com/breaking_news/breakingnews.php?id=110770

Israel strikes Lebanon religious building
Houston Chronicle – United States
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Israeli warplanes struck Sidon early Sunday, targeting
a religious building run by a Shiite Muslim cleric close to Hezbollah
in their first …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4065324.html

Analysis / A road map for Lebanon studded with mines
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… The American proposal calls for a significant drawdown of Hezbollah
armories in southern Lebanon, prior to a cease-fire offer conditioned
on a Lebanese …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741403.html

Jordanian king again calls for immediate ceasefire in Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Jordanian King Abdullah II on Saturday again called for an immediate ceasefire
in Lebanon, which he said was the only way to opening the door for diplomatic

english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285752.html

IAF strikes religious building in southern Lebanon, 4 wounded
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… people were wounded in the airstrike that targeted Sidon for the first
time since Israel launched its massive military offensive against Lebanon
and Hezbollah …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741446.html

Israel builds detention center for Lebanon captives
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
Israel is building detention center for holding Hizbollah gunmen that will
be captured in the imminent battles in Lebanon, local newspaper Yedioth
Ahronoth …
english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285764.html

Australian evacuees from Lebanon arrive in Sydney
ABC Regional Online – Australia
Three planes carrying hundreds of evacuees from Lebanon are due at Sydney
Airport this morning. A second plane carrying around 160 …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1694179.htm

Israel blasts its way into Lebanon
Reuters – USA
MARJAYOUN, Lebanon (Reuters) – Israel bombed Hizbollah’s stronghold in
Beirut and a south Lebanon city early on Sunday, hours after seizing a
strategic …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2
006-07-22T231942Z_01_L21898716_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST.xm
l&WTmodLoc=NewsHome-C1-topNews-2

Israeli tanks cross border as Lebanon awaits invasion
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
By Harry de Quetteville on the Israel/Lebanon border and Clancy Chassay
in Tyre. The huge engines of Israeli Merkava tanks rumbled …
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/07/23/wmid23.xml

No plans to send troops to Lebanon
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Canberra has no plans to send troops into Lebanon to provide security for
Australians trapped in the war zone, Defence Minister Brendan Nelson says.

news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=116270

Nation sliding into the abyss as war escalates
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
… As the crisis continues, a leading Lebanese politician accused neighbouring
Syria of using a “mafia” of henchmen to inflame the situation. …
www.unison.ie/stories.php3?ca=33&si=1658875

Bush: Hezbollah, Syria, Iran Must be Confronted
Voice of America – USA
… Rice will use her upcoming trip to the region to make clear that ending
the violence means confronting Hezbollah and the countries that back it,
Iran and Syria …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-07-22-voa14.cfm

With foolish determination
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… If there were no initial intention of putting troops on the ground
and getting entangled in a net laid out by Hezbollah, Syria and Iran,
then why set …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741433.html

Israel Will Accept a Disarmed Hezbollah
Washington Post – United States
… persuade Arab allies over the next week — Saudi Arabia in talks today
and Egypt and Jordan at an emergency meeting Wednesday in Rome — to get
Syria to stop …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/22/AR2006072200906.html

Iran will never enter Israel-Lebanon war: General
IranMania News – Iran
LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) – Iran will never militarily interfere in the
war between Israel and Lebanon, Chairman of the Armed Forces Joint Chiefs
of Staff …
www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?
NewsCode=44525&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

Indonesia offers peacekeepers, aid to Lebanon
INQ7.net – Philippines
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia offered to send hundreds of peacekeepers
to Lebanon to help bolster security in the Middle Eastern nation following
Israeli …
newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/world/view_article.php?article_id=11311

War in Lebanon highlights defensive investments
AME Info – United Arab Emirates
Regional investors are naturally shocked by the speed of the devastation
in Lebanon and the human tragedy while also nursing losses in equities
and Beirut …
www.ameinfo.com/92114.html

India should mobilise opinion to end Lebanon crisis
Times of India – India
NEW DELHI: As the Israel-Hezbollah conflict in Lebanon escalates, threatening
to plunge the Middle East region into a crisis, India is watching the
situation …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1794512.cms

$7.3m aid needed for Lebanon
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
ABU DHABI — The ongoing Israel-Lebanon stand-off has forced 70,000 Lebanese
out of their homes and international organisations estimate the urgent
aid needed …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/the
uae/2006/July/theuae_July744.xml&section=theuae

Foreigners stream out of Lebanon
Mainichi Daily News – Japan
BEIRUT, Lebanon — A steady stream of foreign nationals boarded ships and
planes Saturday to take them away from the violence of Lebanon. …
mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/international/news/20060723p2g00m0in005000c.html

5 Nepalese return home from Lebanon
People's Daily Online – Beijing,China
A total of five out of the seven Nepalese rescued from Lebanon returned
Nepal on Saturday evening, local media reported Sunday. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285861.html

Israel takes Lebanon town after clashes
Pakistan Dawn – Karachi,Pakistan
MARJAYOUN (Lebanon), July 22: Israel claimed ousting Hezbollah guerillas
from a stronghold just inside Lebanon on Saturday after several days of
fierce fighting …
www.dawn.com/2006/07/23/top1.htm

Hundreds return to Australia after escaping Lebanon
ABC Online – Australia
Around 500 evacuees from Lebanon have arrived safely in Sydney this morning
after three planes carrying Australians touched down at Sydney Airport
at 8am AEST. …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1694212.htm

US rushing arms to Israel amid Lebanon bombings: official
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… States is expediting a shipment of precision bombs to Israel from an
arms deal struck last year amid the Jewish state’s ongoing assault on
Lebanon, a US …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/middle
east/2006/July/middleeast_July473.xml&section=middleeast

Bush: Hezbollah, Syria, Iran Must be Confronted
Chosun Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
… it,” said Mr. Bush. That means Syria and Iran, which, the president
says, have helped arm Hezbollah. “Their actions threaten the …
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200607/200607230001.html

Larger conflict looms
Calgary Sun – Canada
… the present crisis. It could lead to activation of long-held US-Israeli
plans to go after Syria and Iran. Hezbollah’s Sheik Hassan …
torsun.canoe.ca/News/Columnists/Margolis_Eric/2006/07/23/1698104.html

US trying to sabotage alliance between Syria, Iran?
Ynetnews – Israel
American government sources say US attempts to loosen ties between Syria,
Iran, Hizbullah, New York Times reports. White House to …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3279899,00.html

Next, war on Syria?
Aljazeera.com – London,UK
… Bush was quick to accuse Syria of trying to get back into Lebanon,
demanding Damascus to use its influence on the Lebanese resistance movement,
Hezbollah, to …
www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=11611

US hopes to sever Syria’s tie to Iran
Indianapolis Star – United States
WASHINGTON — As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice travels to Israel
today, Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central
to any plans to …
www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060723/NEWS06/607230482/-1/ZONES01

The newest testament
London Free Press – Canada
… the Mideast crisis. The border incident seems to have activated long-held
US-Israeli plans to go after Syria and Iran. Sheik Hassan …
lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/International/2006/07/23/1698149-sun.html

Diplomatic flurry in Israel over Lebanon war
Washington Post – United States
… joined intensifying diplomacy in Israel on Sunday aimed at ending fighting
between Israeli forces and Hizbollah that has wrecked swathes of Lebanon
and left …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/23/AR2006072300040.html

Israeli Soldiers Push Deeper Into Lebanon, Seize Village
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… AVIVIM, Israel — To a steady clap of artillery fire, columns of Israeli
tanks and troops roared deeper into southern Lebanon on Saturday, battling
Hezbollah …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-lebanon23j
ul23,1,4958038.story?coll=la-headlines-world&track=crosspromo

With the Spotlight on Lebanon, Gaza Feels Left in Dark
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… But if a new guy comes, maybe you’ll have some mercy for him. Lebanon
is the new beggar,” said Gaoud, 35, a tile-layer. … But Lebanon is new.
It’s a novelty.”. …
www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-fg-
gaza23jul23,1,3571435.story?coll=la-news-a_section

Roundup: Israeli raids on Lebanon continue, humanitarian crisis …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
As Israel’s assaults on Lebanon entered its 12th day on Sunday, civilian
and military casualties on both sides are mounting and the risk of a major

english.people.com.cn/200607/23/eng20060723_285874.html

Proportionality in the war in Lebanon
Ha'aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… came, facing a foe which is recognized by the international community
as terrorist and illegitamately in control of the southern part of Lebanon,
being the …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741693.html

Air-India to fly Indians home from Lebanon
Hindustan Times – India
Flag carrier Air-India is gearing up to fly Indians stranded in strife-torn
Lebanon back home, a move reminiscent of its operation to evacuate citizens
from …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1750854,00080004.htm

Fear, chaos precede US evacuations in Lebanon
Houston Chronicle – United States
BEIRUT, LEBANON – Under an overcast sky, more than 400 bedraggled and frightened
Americans crowded aboard US Navy landing craft 1643 to leave Lebanon and
its …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/4065593.html

  

  

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