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Latest Ceasefire attempts during the 2006 Lebanon War Stories

2006-09-05 07:12:21

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Tuesday he was hoping for "positive" news in the next 48 hours on whether Israel would lift an air and sea blockade on Lebanon.

2006-09-04 15:16:06

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Monday he would appoint a secret envoy to work for the release of the two Israeli soldiers whose capture by Lebanon's Hizbollah group triggered a month-long war.

2006-09-04 11:24:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman.

2006-09-04 11:19:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman.

2006-09-02 09:50:06

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan held talks in Iran on Saturday to seek help in shoring up a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire and to discuss Tehran's nuclear standoff with the West. Annan arrived in the Iranian capital two days after the U.N.

2006-09-02 06:17:21

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan held talks in Iran on Saturday to seek help in shoring up a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire and other issues that diplomats said would include Iran's nuclear standoff with the West.

2006-09-02 06:14:20

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan held talks in Iran on Saturday to seek help in shoring up a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire and other issues that diplomats said would include Iran's nuclear standoff with the West.

2006-09-02 04:09:52

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to press Iran on Saturday to help shore up the Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire, but diplomats say the talks will also cover Iran's nuclear standoff with the West.

2006-09-02 01:01:01

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will begin deploying 1,000 troops to southern Lebanon this month as part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission, Indonesia's foreign minister said on Saturday.

2006-08-31 18:17:58

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, on a whirlwind peace drive in the Middle East, was set to meet President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to seek Syria's help in shoring up a truce between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah.


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