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2006-09-04 11:49:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman.

2006-09-04 11:46:21

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has agreed to personally mediate between Israel and Hizbollah for the release of two Israeli soldiers seized in July, Fox News Channel reported on Monday, citing a U.N. spokesman.

2006-08-31 06:45:17

By Suleiman al-Khalidi DEAD SEA, Jordan (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday renewed his calls on Israel to lift a blockade on Lebanon swiftly and withdraw fully from the country as soon as 5,000 U.N. peacekeepers are in the south.

2006-08-31 04:10:18

By Suleiman al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, on a mission to calm violence in the Middle East, holds talks in Jordan on Thursday before going to Syria to seek its help in bolstering a truce between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah.

2006-08-31 02:58:55

By Suleiman al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, on a mission to calm violence in the Middle East, holds talks in Jordan on Thursday before going to Syria to seek its help in bolstering a truce between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbollah.

2006-08-31 00:15:00

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan holds talks with Jordan on Thursday in a drive to cement a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire before traveling to Damascus to press Syria to help stop arms smuggling across its border.

2006-08-30 17:18:24

By Suleiman al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan holds talks with Jordan on Thursday in a drive to cement a Hizbollah-Israel ceasefire before traveling to Damascus to press Syria to help stop arms smuggling across its border.

2006-08-29 14:33:03

By Dean Yates JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday said he hoped to soon double to 5,000 the number of U.N. troops in southern Lebanon and urged Israel and Hizbollah to swiftly end rows blocking a permanent ceasefire.

2006-08-29 11:51:28

By Hussein Saad NAQOURA, Lebanon (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged Israel and Hizbollah on a visit to devastated south Lebanon on Tuesday to swiftly settle disputes blocking a permanent ceasefire to be upheld by 15,000 U.N. peacekeepers.

2006-08-29 08:19:40

By Hussein Saad NAQOURA, Lebanon (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, visiting devastated south Lebanon on Tuesday, urged Israel and Hizbollah to move swiftly to settle disputes blocking a permanent ceasefire to be upheld by 15,000 U.N. peacekeepers.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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