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GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft carried out two air strikes in Gaza on Monday, hitting houses where members of militant group were living, witnesses and the Israeli army said.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead a Hizbollah fighter in Lebanon on Monday after he opened fire on them, marking the first casualty since a ceasefire went into effect, local media reported.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops on Monday shot a Hizbollah fighter in Lebanon who tried to open fire on them, the first casualty since a truce went into effect, an Israeli Web site reported. Ynetnews said the shooting occurred in southwest Lebanon.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Five Israeli soldiers declared missing after their helicopter was shot down by Hizbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon on Saturday were feared to be dead, the Israeli army said on Sunday.
By Dan Williams YAROUN, Lebanon (Reuters) - They move on foot by moonlight. They set up hilltop sniper nests and lookouts. They hit enemy forces at vulnerable points and then quietly retreat.
By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - International and local activists are planning on Saturday to bring a civilian convoy to southern Lebanon, worst hit by Israel's 28-day-old war on Hizbollah, to deliver aid and show solidarity with suffering residents.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Tuesday his security cabinet would meet on Wednesday to discuss the possible expansion of military operations in Lebanon.
By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hizbollah guerrillas battled up to 6,000 Israeli troops on five fronts in south Lebanon on Wednesday, escalating a conflict which Israel's prime minister vowed to pursue until a strong international force arrived.
By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hizbollah guerrillas battled up to 6,000 Israeli troops on five fronts in south Lebanon on Wednesday, escalating a conflict which Israel's prime minister vowed to purse until a strong international force arrived.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Syrian-made bomb was detonated next to an Israeli army patrol road in the occupied Golan Heights, causing no casualties but stirring concern the Lebanon conflict could widen, Israeli television said on Monday.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.