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2006-07-22 13:03:59

By Lin Noueihed IBIL AL-SAQI, Lebanon (Reuters) - The two cars stopped hesitantly at the petrol station in the southern Lebanese village of Ibil al-Saqi. In the hills behind, plumes of white smoke from Israeli air strikes spiraled into the sky.

2006-07-21 17:06:59

By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel called up army reservists on Friday for possible ground assaults against Hizbollah in Lebanon but a military source said the army would step up incursions and not launch a mass invasion of the south.

2006-07-16 20:04:50

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft blasted Lebanon on Monday killing 17 people after Hizbollah rockets struck deeper into Israel than ever before, with no diplomatic initiative in sight to end the fighting.

2006-07-15 15:30:16

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian civilian ship off the coast of Lebanon was hit during an exchange of fire between Hizbollah and the Israeli military, Egypt's foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday, but the crew of 12 survived.

2006-07-14 01:54:24

GAZA (Reuters) - The Israeli army pulled out on Friday from the central Gaza Strip as part of an offensive launched last month to free an abducted soldier, the army said. "IDF forces (Israeli Defense Forces) have currently completed their activities in the area," the army said in a statement.

2006-07-14 02:41:41

GAZA (Reuters) - The Israeli army pulled out on Friday from the central Gaza Strip, which it entered as part of an offensive launched last month to free an abducted soldier, the army said.

2006-07-14 02:01:12

GAZA (Reuters) - The Israeli army pulled out on Friday from the central Gaza Strip, which it entered as part of an offensive launched last month to free an abducted soldier, the army said.

2006-07-13 04:50:48

ROSTOCK, Germany (Reuters) - The United States, reacting to escalating violence between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, on Thursday urged restraint on both sides but said Israel had a right to defend itself.

2006-06-28 18:22:11

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft dropped leaflets on Gaza on Thursday warning civilians that troops and tanks were poised to step up an offensive designed to force Palestinian militants to release a kidnapped soldier.

2006-06-02 11:17:16

By Dan Williams and Mohammed Abbas JERUSALEM/CAIRO (Reuters) - An Israeli military patrol killed two Egyptian border policemen on Friday in what the army described as self-defense by its troops after the Egyptians stormed across the frontier firing at them.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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