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2006-08-17 07:31:12

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Humanitarian relief poured into southern Lebanon on Thursday as aid agencies rushed to help the tens of thousands of people returning to rebuild villages torn apart by Israel's war with Hizbollah.

2006-08-16 21:09:42

NABATIYEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Lebanese army convoys headed south on Thursday on their way to deploy near the border with Israel in line with a U.N. resolution that halted 34 days of fighting in the area, a Reuters witness said.

2006-08-14 04:30:36

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Aid began flowing into south Lebanon on Monday hours after a U.N.-brokered ceasefire came into effect to end a conflict that killed over 1,200 people and drove almost one million from their homes.

2006-08-13 10:56:41

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Relief agencies sent convoys toward southern Lebanon on Sunday, hoping a planned truce between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas would mean rapid improvement in the humanitarian crisis there.

2006-08-12 00:03:17

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli army said on Saturday it had started broadening its ground offensive in south Lebanon and its forces were pushing toward the Litani river.

2006-08-11 23:44:46

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli army said on Saturday it had started broadening its ground offensive in south Lebanon and its forces were pushing toward the Litani river. The army said troops were carrying out orders issued by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Defense Minister Amir Peretz.

2006-08-11 06:44:58

By Hussein Saad TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Humanitarian agencies sought ways to get aid to an estimated 100,000 people trapped in southern Lebanon on Friday and the mayor of Tyre said the port city could run out of food in two days.

2006-08-09 09:48:48

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Aid agencies were unable to reach tens of thousands of people trapped by heavy fighting in southern Lebanon on Wednesday as the United Nations condemned Israeli attacks on civilian targets in the country.

2006-08-08 16:25:26

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - An indefinite ban on movement imposed by Israel has made southern Lebanon a "no-go area," humanitarian agencies said on Tuesday, but they were searching for a new route to help war refugees in the region.

2006-08-08 08:16:15

By Hussein Saad TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Apart from a lone grocer and a handful of cars rushing through the deserted city center, there were few signs of life in Lebanon's southern port city of Tyre.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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