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2008-09-26 09:00:31

Text of report by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Siyasah website on 25 September [Unattributed report: "The Reason for Dangerous Diseases in Northern Lebanon, a Syrian Specialized Squad Treats the Leakage of Chemical Materials Stored by Hezbollah"] Informed Lebanese sources have revealed to Al-Siyasah that a squad from the chemical war management section of the Syrian Army arrived in Lebanon two weeks ago consequent to an urgent order to sanitize one of the areas in northern Lebanon after it was...

2008-09-02 15:00:00

By YAAKOV KATZ The Defense Ministry will hold a first of its kind exercise this week aimed at preparing commanders for scenarios involving a radioactive attack in Tel Aviv with thousands of casualties.

2008-07-17 21:00:18

JERUSALEM _ Two Israeli soldiers whose bodies were returned in a prisoner exchange with Hezbollah were buried Thursday in emotional funerals broadcast live on national television.

2008-07-17 15:00:00

By ZEINA KARAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIRUT, Lebanon Five Lebanese militants freed from prisons in Israel in exchange for the bodies of two captured Israeli soldiers returned home Wednesday to a boisterous welcome from hundreds of cheering spectators.

2008-07-17 09:00:24

By From news reports Five Lebanese militants freed from prisons in Israel in exchange for the bodies of two captured Israeli soldiers strode down a red carpet behind a Hezbollah honor guard Wednesday during a boisterous welcome from hundreds of cheering spectators.

2008-07-17 00:00:14

By ARON HELLER Hezbollah members hand over coffins containing the bodies of two Israeli soldiers.

2008-07-16 21:00:02

Five Hezbollah prisoners were freed by Israel Wednesday, completing a swap that returned the bodies of two Israeli soldiers to their families, officials said.

2008-07-16 15:00:39

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah arrived at the southern Beirut suburb at the site for celebrating the release of the liberated Lebanese prisoners at 1836 gmt on 16 July. Nasrallah spoke briefly to welcome the prisoners and greet the crowds.

2008-07-16 15:00:06

By Joel Greenburg, Chicago Tribune Jul. 16--JERUSALEM -- The scenes, shown in quick succession on Israeli television, said it all.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.