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2006-08-29 01:24:55

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will see the destruction in southern Lebanon at first hand on Tuesday when he visits the area during a Middle East tour designed to cement a truce between Israel and Hizbollah.

2006-08-28 17:17:11

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will see the destruction in southern Lebanon at first hand on Tuesday when he visits the area during a Middle East tour designed to cement a truce between Israel and Hizbollah.

2006-08-28 10:16:30

By Jonathan Wright BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan told Lebanese ministers on Monday he wanted the two Israeli soldiers whose capture by Hizbollah sparked a 34-day war with Israel to be handed to the Red Cross, a government source said.

2006-08-28 04:36:56

By Jonathan Wright BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, trying to turn a shaky truce between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas into a lasting ceasefire, arrived in Beirut on Monday to discuss an expanded peacekeeping mission in south Lebanon.

2006-08-28 04:21:56

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Beirut on Monday, the first stop of a whirlwind Middle East tour to shore up a truce between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas. Airport officials said Annan's plane landed at Beirut's international airport shortly after midday.

2006-08-28 02:45:24

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will discuss the deployment and role of a planned 15,000-strong peacekeeping force for southern Lebanon when he visits Beirut on Monday for the first time since the Israel-Hizbollah war.

2006-08-27 17:32:46

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan will discuss the deployment and role of a planned 15,000-strong peacekeeping force for southern Lebanon when he visits Beirut on Monday for the first time since the Israel-Hizbollah war.

2006-08-27 15:12:56

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Hizbollah said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that "contacts" had been made which might lead to talks on an exchange of prisoners held by the Lebanese guerrilla group and Israel.

2006-08-27 10:42:46

By Gideon Long BEIRUT (Reuters) - Italy is seeking a role in negotiations over the release of Israeli and Hizbollah prisoners, including two Israeli soldiers whose seizure sparked the recent war between the two sides, Hizbollah said.

2006-08-24 14:41:04

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - France said on Thursday it was ready to send an extra 1,600 troops to bolster a revamped U.N. force for Lebanon, bringing the total French contingent to 2,000 and making it easier to recruit other nations.


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