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2008-07-14 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post website on 14 July [Report by Ya'aqov Katz: "Israel Concerned Hezbollah Will Attack After Prisoner Swap"] Fears have mounted in Israel that Hezbollah may try to carry out an attack along the northern border following the prisoner swap for abducted reservists Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser scheduled for later this week, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

2006-09-06 04:51:38

By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it could gradually dismantle its blockade of Lebanon as Lebanese and U.N. forces control entry points to stop Hizbollah rearming, and the U.N. commander in the south said a breakthrough could be close. U.N.

2006-08-29 09:35:03

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.

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.

2006-08-25 05:24:27

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said he was confident European countries would make major troop pledges for a 15,000-strong Lebanon peace force at an emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers on Friday.

2006-08-23 06:25:39

By Alistair Lyon, Special Correspondent BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon urged the United States on Wednesday to make Israel remove a sea and air blockade it imposed at the start of its 34-day war with Hizbollah fighters.

2006-08-22 21:27:49

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - New rules of engagement for U.N. troops in Lebanon permit soldiers to shoot in self-defense, use force to protect civilians and resist armed attempts to interfere with their duties, a U.N. document says.

2006-08-22 18:54:13

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - New rules of engagement for U.N. troops in Lebanon permit soldiers to shoot in self-defense, use force to protect civilians and resist armed attempts to interfere with their duties, a U.N. document says.

2006-08-20 10:06:48

By Swaha Pattanaik PARIS (Reuters) - France called on Sunday for a European Union meeting next week to co-ordinate what member countries plan to do about a U.N. force for Lebanon.

2006-08-19 04:51:08

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.


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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