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By Sue Gyford PROTESTERS were dragged from the Queens Hall and charged with breach of the peace after disrupting a performance by an Israeli string quartet. The protesters, members of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Movement, shouted slogans from the audience during yesterday morning's recital.
GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a father and his son when they raided a house in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, and a third Palestinian was killed by troops near a Gaza border crossing, medics and witnesses said.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man and seized his brother, a senior member of the ruling Hamas movement, during a raid in southern Gaza early on Thursday, witnesses and the Israeli army said.
JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - An Israeli army undercover unit shot and seriously wounded a senior Palestinian militant leader in the West Bank town of Jenin on Wednesday, witnesses and medics said.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot and wounded three armed men in southern Lebanon on Monday, the Israeli army said, where they have maintained positions ahead of a planned pullout. "A force identified armed gunmen coming toward them in a threatening way," an army spokesman said.
By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Helicopter-borne Israeli commandos raided a Hizbollah bastion in eastern Lebanon on Saturday in the first major attack since a U.N.-backed truce halted Israel's 34-day war with the Shi'ite Muslim group.
By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of refugees headed home to south Lebanon on Tuesday as a U.N. truce between Israel and Hizbollah held for a second day and Israeli forces began pulling back from some positions they had occupied.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The commander of the U.N. peacekeepers in south Lebanon met senior Lebanese and Israeli army officials at the border on Monday to discuss the transfer of Lebanese territory now under Israeli army control. In accordance with a U.N.
By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - Heavy fighting in southern Lebanon stopped abruptly on Monday after a U.N.-brokered truce came into effect, but the shooting of two Hizbollah guerrillas by Israeli troops underlined the fragility of the calm.
By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.N.-brokered ceasefire to end the month-long war between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas went into effect at 0500 GMT on Monday, and Lebanese security sources said the guns had fallen silent across southern Lebanon.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).