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2006-07-28 20:30:16

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returns to the Middle East on Saturday to discuss a planned U.N. resolution to end the 18-day-old war between Israel and Lebanese Hizbollah guerrillas.

2006-07-28 19:47:01

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returns to the Middle East on Saturday to discuss a planned U.N. resolution to end the 18-day-old war between Israel and Lebanese Hizbollah guerrillas.

2006-07-26 12:50:17

By Ari Rabinovitch HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - More than 125 rockets fired by Hizbollah guerrillas slammed into the city of Haifa and other parts of northern Israel on Wednesday, wounding dozens of people, security sources and medics said.

2006-07-26 08:56:36

By Ari Rabinovitch HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - More than 125 rockets fired by Hizbollah guerrillas slammed into the city of Haifa and other parts of northern Israel on Wednesday, wounding dozens of people, security sources and medics said.

2006-07-25 12:06:50

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel's bombing of Gaza's only power plant and other infrastructure was a disproportionate use of force that has had profound humanitarian consequences, the United Nations' chief aid official said on Tuesday.

2006-07-23 21:24:19

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was set to arrive in the Middle East on Monday but expectations were low that diplomacy would deliver a swift halt to the war between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah.

2006-07-23 09:11:15

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel unleashed more air strikes on Lebanon and Hizbollah fired rockets at Haifa on Sunday as a senior U.N. official demanded a halt to the violence to allow aid to reach desperate civilians.

2006-07-23 09:00:41

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is open to a NATO-led force keeping the peace on Lebanon's southern border with Israel, although using U.S. forces has not been discussed, a senior Bush administration official said on Sunday.

2006-07-23 04:51:21

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli bombing of a Beirut neighborhood where Hizbollah had its headquarters has breached humanitarian law, a senior U.N. official said on Sunday. "It is horrific. I did not know it was block after block of houses," Jan Egeland, the U.N.

2006-07-23 04:33:57

By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel unleashed more air strikes on Lebanon and Hizbollah fired rockets at Haifa on Sunday as a senior U.N. official demanded a halt to the violence to allow aid to reach desperate civilians. U.S.


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