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2013-05-31 23:20:20

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2006-08-16 21:09:42

NABATIYEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Lebanese army convoys headed south on Thursday on their way to deploy near the border with Israel in line with a U.N. resolution that halted 34 days of fighting in the area, a Reuters witness said. Trucks, armored troop carriers and jeeps were streaming to south Lebanon through the town of Nabatiyeh and were expected to start crossing the Litani River shortly, Reuters correspondent Yara Bayoumy said.

2006-08-10 13:20:58

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A revised United Nations draft on Lebanon is expected on Friday and calls for a "progressive" Israeli withdrawal, a senior Lebanese political source said on Thursday. "The Americans have moved their position. A deal with the French is very close in the next hours, but most likely on Friday," he told Reuters. "The breakthrough is based on the inclusion in the call for a cessation of hostilities for a progressive Israeli withdrawal from Lebanese territory to go...

2006-08-07 17:59:10

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Facing sharp Arab criticism, the United States and France on Monday worked on changes to a draft U.N. resolution to end the Israeli-Hizbollah conflict, and a vote was likely to be delayed until at least Wednesday. U.S. Ambassador John Bolton told reporters after a session with his French counterpart, Jean-Marc de la Sabliere, "We're still talking about possible changes we can make based on developments in Lebanon today." De la Sabliere...

2006-08-07 11:11:38

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Facing sharp criticism across the Arab world, France and the United States considered amendments on Monday to their draft resolution aimed at ending more than three weeks of the Israeli-Hizbollah conflict. France's U.N. Ambassador Jean-Marc de la Sabliere said changes would probably be made to the U.N. Security Council draft resolution, in light of the negative reaction from Lebanon and Arab League representatives meeting in Beirut. "I am...

2006-07-29 20:37:00

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France has drawn up a draft U.N. Security Council resolution that would call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Israel and Lebanon and prepare for the deployment of an international force. The document, distributed to the 15 Security Council members on Saturday and obtained by Reuters, anticipates a draft resolution the United States is planning that would place up to 20,000 peacekeepers along Lebanon's borders with Israel and...

2006-07-28 20:09:55

By Sue Pleming KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returns to the Middle East on Saturday in a new diplomatic drive to get agreement on conditions for a ceasefire after 18 days of fighting between Israel and Hizbollah. After delaying her departure from Malaysia by a day, partly because of the Jewish Sabbath according to officials, Rice kicks off her talks in Jerusalem where two of her top Middle East mediators have been laying the groundwork. President...

2006-07-27 23:59:10

By Sue Pleming KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is closely tracking efforts to push Lebanon and Israel to end their conflict and is prepared to return to the region if needed when she leaves Malaysia on Friday, said a senior U.S. official. The official, who is traveling with Rice, said a final decision had not been made whether Rice would go to the Middle East this weekend but he stressed the top U.S. diplomat was ready to step in if she felt she...

2006-03-22 05:12:36

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rival Lebanese leaders began a third round of talks on Wednesday but an agreement to end Lebanon's worst political crisis in 16 years appeared out of reach for now, political sources said. They said the current round of talks would not yield breakthroughs on the two main issues: the fate of pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud and the disarming of the anti-Israeli Hizbollah guerrilla group. "The gaps in the positions of participants are widening, not narrowing," one...

2006-02-14 19:54:06

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday asked Lebanon to explain reports of arms shipments crossing the Syrian border destined for the Lebanese guerrilla group Hizbollah. Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, a foe of Syria, said over the weekend that truckloads of arms and missiles had crossed the border intended for "armed groups" inside Lebanon. He alleged that the Lebanese army intercepted the shipment but allowed delivery to Hizbollah and...