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Syria | Lebanon Newslinks 21 July 2006
 
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Date: 21 July 2006

RI envoy to Lebanon moves to Syria but embassy not closed
Antara – Antara,Indonesia
… The Indonesian government has not closed down its embassy in Beirut,
Lebanon, although Ambassador Abdullah Syarwani and his staff have moved
to Syria to escape …
www.antara.co.id/en/seenws/?id=16791

Hezbollah nourished by Iran, Syria roots
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… military machine that has been attacking Israel draws much of its strength
from two shadowy sources that are proving difficult to cut off: Syria
and Iran. …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1152AP_Hezbollahs_Backers.html

Hamilton mom braves own escape route to Syria
Hamilton Spectator – Ontario, Canada
… In the early morning hours yesterday, the 22-year-old mother paid $500
US for a cab to take her along treacherous backroads to the borders of
Syria. …
www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename
=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1153433435942&
call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1014656511815

Cimatu: More Filipino evacuees set for Syria
ABS CBN News – Philippines
The government’s special ambassador to the Middle East confirmed Friday
that another batch of Filipinos will be evacuated to Syria from Lebanon
for the return …
www.abs-cbnnews.com/topofthehour.aspx?StoryId=45064

Lebanon calls for help after bloodiest day
Dispatch Online – South Africa
ISRAELI troops battled Lebanese guerillas and warplanes bombed a suspected
Hezbollah bunker yesterday as Lebanon issued a desperate plea for international
help …
www.dispatch.co.za/2006/07/21/Foreign/cbleb.html

SA family escape from Lebanon
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
By Bronwyn Gerretsen. A KwaZulu-Natal father and son made it safely out
of war-torn Lebanon on Thursday and are trying to secure a flight back
home from Athens. …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=14&click_id=6&art_id=vn20060721014155601C686068

Ontario, Quebec ready for arrival of thousands fleeing Lebanon
Globe and Mail – Canada
… and provincial governments in Ontario and Quebec are bracing for the
massive arrival, starting this morning, of thousands of Canadians fleeing
Lebanon. …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060
721.MIDEASTRECEPTION/TPStory/TPNational/Ontario/

Israel, Hezbollah Intensify Fighting in South Lebanon (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
July 21 (Bloomberg) — Fighting between Israeli forces and Hezbollah gunmen
intensified in southern Lebanon as Israel carried out new air attacks
on the …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a0ZWMSi4fvgY&refer=home

Cyprus calls for EU help with Lebanon evacuees
EUobserver.com – Brussels,Belgium
Cyprus has called on the EU for help as it deals with the thousands of
evacuees fleeing the Israeli offensive in Lebanon. Makis …
euobserver.com/9/22145

Israel pounds Lebanon as casualties mount
Mail & Guardian Online – Johannesburg,South Africa
Israel pounded Lebanon from the air on Friday in its bloody 10-day-old
assault against Hezbollah, but the guerrilla group insisted it would only
free two …
www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=278231&area=/b
reaking_news/breaking_news__international_news/

‘Lebanon war to go on until price too great’
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said war against Hezbollah
guerrillas in Lebanon would continue until it was not “worth the price”,
an Israeli …
www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=123&art_id=qw1153459084657B253

Israel pounds Lebanon as casualties mount
ABC News – USA
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel pounded Lebanon from the air on Friday in its
bloody 10-day-old assault against Hizbollah, but the guerrilla group insisted
it would …
abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=2219449

Thousands of Lebanon evacuees flood into Cyprus
Scotsman – United Kingdom
LIMASSOL, Cyprus (Reuters) – Thousands of tired, frightened evacuees fleeing
Israel’s bombardment of Lebanon flooded into Cyprus on Friday, sparking
warnings …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=1060022006

S Lanka evacuates 300 from Lebanon – 92 700 to go
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
Sri Lanka is facing a logistical nightmare in trying to contact around
93 000 nationals mostly housemaids, working in Lebanon, and has so far
managed to …
www.sabcnews.com/world/asia1pacific/0,2172,131655,00.html

More Bulgarians Arrive in Syria, Escape Israeli Attacks
Sofia News Agency – Bulgaria
… on Friday. The Bulgarians joined an exodus of foreign nationals who
are pouring into Syria to escape Israeli bombings. Once there …
www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=66825

Omar Bakri fears capture by Syria
Life Style Extra – UK
Exiled preacher of hate Omar Bakri wants to flee Lebanon because he is
scared of being caught by Syria if they enter the country. …
www.lse.co.uk/ShowStory.asp?story=YV2127351Q&news_headline=omar_bakri_fears_capture_by_syria

French plan south Lebanon rescue
BBC News – UK
About 400 French nationals are trapped in southern Lebanon as clashes in
the region continue, French Defence Minister Michelle Alliot-Marie says.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5202392.stm

Rockets Hit a UN Post in Lebanon
FOX News – USA
BEIRUT, Lebanon — A UN.-run observation post just inside Lebanon was
struck during fighting between Israel and Hezbollah militants on Friday.

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,204856,00.html

More than 40 SA nationals out of Lebanon: govt
SABC News – Auckland Park,South Africa
More than 40 South Africans are believed to have left troubled Lebanon
since fighting broke out almost 10 days ago. The deparment …
www.sabcnews.com/world/the_middle_east/0,2172,131662,00.html

UN observation post hit during south Lebanon clashes
Unison.ie – Bray,Ireland
A UN observation post in south Lebanon has been severely damaged during
cross-border clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah guerrillas
today. …
www.unison.ie/breakingnews/index.php3?ca=33&si=95386

Indian dies in Israeli bombing on Lebanon
Hindu – Chennai,India
New Delhi, July 21 (PTI): One Indian has died in Israeli bombardment on
Lebanon, official sources said today. The deceased has been …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200607211455.htm

Israel warns of large-scale ground invasion of Lebanon
Scotsman – United Kingdom
ISRAEL today warned hundreds of thousands of people to flee southern Lebanon
“immediately”, signalling a large-scale ground invasion was imminent.

news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=1061192006

Israel Preparing Lebanon Ground Offensive
ABC News – USA
Smoke billows after an Israeli warplane missile struck a target in the
outskirts of the southern port town of Tyre, Lebanon, Friday July 21,
2006. …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=2219720

Why 40,000 Canadians are in lebanon
National Post – Canada
… Sami Gedeon, a Montreal travel agent who specializes in travel to Lebanon,
said that every year as many as 15,000 people from the city’s Lebanese
community …
www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id
=82a759e4-0ff1-4ad5-a01d-fe09511986be&k=61499

Area Islamic groups criticize US response in Lebanon
Chicago Sun-Times – United States
A handful of Christina Abraham’s Lebanese relatives have been able to flee
to Syria since Israeli airstrikes began pounding Lebanon a week ago, but
most of the …
www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-lebanon21.html

Muslims in Asia protest Israeli attacks on Lebanon
Hindu – Chennai,India
21 (AP): Muslims in Asia held angry but peaceful protests on Friday against
Israel’s bombardment of Lebanon, denouncing the Jewish state and demanding
the …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200607211653.htm

Air India begins airlifting of Indians evacuated from Lebanon
Hindu – Chennai,India
New Delhi, July. 21 (PTI): Air India would today commence airlifting of
Indians evacuated from troubled Lebanon, ferrying 604 people by two special
planes. …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200607211656.htm

ISRAEL-LEBANON: PRODI – IRAN AND SYRIA ACTING BEHIND SCENES
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
… this relationship is not clear. If, as we think, Iran and Syria are
acting behind the scenes, what should the reaction be? (AGI) -.
www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200607211234-1057
-RT1-CRO-0-NF82&page=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline

Peres: Iran, Syria not Israel’s aim
Cleveland Jewish News – Cleveland,OH,USA
(JTA) – Israel won’t extend its fight with Hezbollah to Iran and Syria,
Shimon Peres said. Asked about media reports Wednesday …
www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2006/07/21/news/israel/peres0721.txt

PM OKs Lebanon humanitarian corridor
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… Defense Minister Amir Peretz and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni approved
late Thursday the establishment of a “humanitarian corridor” between Lebanon
and Cyprus …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?c=JPArticle&cid=115
3291964807&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Thousands more flee Lebanon
Reuters – USA
… US troops watched from rooftops around the US embassy as evacuees fleeing
Israel’s bombardment of Lebanon filed into helicopters taking them to
American …
today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-07-
21T125636Z_01_L21379785_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-EVACUATION
.xml&WTmodLoc=NewsHome-C1-topNews-2

Israeli intensifies attacks on Lebanon
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
… The Israeli military has also confirmed that four of its troops died
yesterday in fierce battles with Hizbollah guerrillas just inside Lebanon.
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=371001&lng=1

Lebanon needs more than a cease-fire
International Herald Tribune – France
Lebanon needs more than some foreign troops to evacuate foreigners. It
needs the fighting to stop and the international community …
www.iht.com/articles/2006/07/21/opinion/edlebanon.php

Israel pounds Lebanon amid invasion warnings
Daily News & Analysis – Mumbai,India
BEIRUT : Israeli warplanes and artillery pounded Lebanon for the 10th straight
day on Friday after warning it could launch a full-scale ground invasion
and …
www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1042982

Battles rage in Lebanon amid signs Israel moving to carve out new …
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Israeli fire fighters extinguish a helicopter after it crashed in Romot
Naftaly near the border with Lebanon. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder). …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?id=
b9c0467c-7473-43ec-8479-1bc4b8b49f20&k=36597

Israel prepares ground attack on Lebanon – reports
Euronews.net – Lyon,France
There are growing signs that Israel is preparing for a ground invasion
of southern Lebanon. Several battalions of reserves have …
euronews.net/create_html.php?page=detail_info&article=370987&lng=1

Russian deputy FM’s Lebanon visit cancelled
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
BEIRUT, July 21 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian deputy foreign minister’s visit
to Lebanon slated for Friday will not take place, a diplomatic source
in Beirut said. …
en.rian.ru/world/20060721/51660096.html

UN Security Council to meet on Lebanon crisis
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… to convene on Friday on the Middle East crisis after UN Secretary General
Kofi Annan demanded an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Lebanon’s
Hezbollah. …
www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticleNew.asp?xfile=data/
theworld/2006/July/theworld_July517.xml&section=theworld

UNIFIL post struck in southern Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… artillery shell fired by the IDF “impacted a direct hit on the UN position
overlooking Zar’it.” The post is part of the United Nations Interim Force
in Lebanon …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1153291965660&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

UPDATE 4-Thousands more flee Lebanon, Cyprus gets help
Moneycontrol.com – Mumbai,India
US troops watched from rooftops around the US embassy asevacuees fleeing
Israel’s bombardment of Lebanon filed into helicopters taking them to
American …
news.moneycontrol.com/india/news/worldnews/update4thousandsmorefl
eelebanoncyprusgetshelp/resultsviewsipomfinsurancetaxnriinterviewsceo
commentspressreleases/market/stocks/article/38465/999999

Foreigners Flee Lebanon to Escape Israeli Bombardment
Voice of America – USA
Chartered ships and naval vessels from the United States, Britain and other
countries are bringing thousands of people from Lebanon to the Mediterranean
island …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-07-21-voa39.cfm

Protests Held Against Israel as Bombardment of Lebanon Continues
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. Protests have erupted around the world against Israel’s bombardment
of Lebanon and military action in the Gaza Strip. …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-07-21-voa37.cfm

Thousands more flee Lebanon
Reuters – USA
… from Beirut on Friday and hundreds of Canadians arrived on the shores
of Turkey in a huge evacuation of foreign nationals fleeing Israeli bombing
in Lebanon. …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-
07-21T161220Z_01_L21379785_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST-EVACUATION.xml

ICRC – Bulletin No. 02/06 Lebanon: First ICRC aid convoy reaches …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
The continued heavy bombing in southern Lebanon, Beirut and other areas
means that the situation there remains extremely dangerous and difficult
for civilians. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/220224/115349708023.htm

Bangladeshis protest Israeli attacks on Lebanon
Jerusalem Post – Israel
More than 2,000 Muslims marched through Bangladesh’s capital Friday to
protest Israel’s air strikes in Lebanon, denouncing the Jewish state and
burning its flag …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1153291967095&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Is Full-Scale Invasion of Lebanon Necessary to Dislodge Hezbollah?
FOX News – USA
JOHN GIBSON, HOST: All the airstrikes and all the shelling have not been
able to dislodge Hezbollah forces in southern Lebanon, nor destroy all
of its missiles …
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,204951,00.html

LEBANON: UN and other humanitarian agencies step up relief
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
BEIRUT, 21 July (IRIN) – As the number of people fleeing Lebanon rises
along with the number of displaced people, the UN and other aid agencies
are gearing up …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/9e27d4fdff8c0b7dbfd8a51b2f5d0971.htm

Israel to Let Food, Medicine Into Lebanon
Forbes – USA
Aid supplies will be allowed into Lebanon amid the fighting, an Israeli
envoy said Friday, a day after the United Nations warned of a growing
humanitarian …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2006/07/21/ap2896054.html

Israel widens ground operation in southern Lebanon
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
Tel Aviv – Thousands of Lebanese were fleeing southern Lebanon and tens
of thousand more braced for a possible full-scale ground offensive Friday,
as Israel …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1182914
.php/Israel_widens_ground_operation_in_southern_Lebanon

Rice to Present Diplomacy Plan for Lebanon
Forbes – USA
… Rice departs Sunday for the Mideast, and will carry the US strategy
for ending the 10-day-old warfare and establishing stability in southern
Lebanon, a senior …
www.forbes.com/business/energy/feeds/ap/2006/07/21/ap2895773.html

US to back expanded Lebanon border security force
Washington Post – United States
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States supports an expanded international
security force on Israel’s border with Lebanon but details are not fixed,
a …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/21/AR2006072100796.html

Why Iran and Syria are pals
The State – Columbia,SC,USA
… is probably the most ominous thing — no, excuse me, one of the most
immediately ominous things; I can think of a lot worse — about the Syria/Iran
alliance: …
blogs.thestate.com/bradwarthensblog/2006/07/why_iran_and_sy.html

International Medical Corps doctors dispatched to Lebanon and …
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
July 21, 2006 – International Medicals Corps has doctors in Lebanon and
Syria, assessing the overall humanitarian needs and beginning emergency
medical care to …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/fromthefield/218615/115351036581.htm

Russian, CIS evacuees from Lebanon stopover in Syria
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
BEIRUT, July 21 (RIA Novosti) – A total of 196 citizens of Russia and other
ex-Soviet republics evacuated from Lebanon have stopped over in Syria
on their way …
en.rian.ru/russia/20060721/51676100.html

Residents flee southern Lebanon
ABC Online – Australia
Residents of southern Lebanon are leaving their towns and villages amid
fears that Israel may be preparing for a full-scale ground offensive in
its battle …
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200607/s1693778.htm

IOM Helps Stranded Migrants in Lebanon
Voice of America – USA
… Geneva-based International Organization for Migration (IOM) says more
governments are requesting help in transporting their nationals out of
Lebanon to Syria …
www.voanews.com/english/2006-07-21-voa40.cfm

Foreign evacuation from Lebanon reaches peak, Canadians frustrated …
Calgary Sun – Canada
BEIRUT (AP) – Stranded foreigners in besieged Lebanon continue to wait
for their turns to flee the country as the international exodus reached
a peak Friday. …
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2006/07/21/1696269-ap.html

‘I’m out of Lebanon, and I’m going to cry’
CNN International – USA
… Like thousands of Lebanese-American families, the Esseilys’ family
visit to Lebanon coincided with Hezbollah’s capture of Israeli soldiers
and the Israeli …
edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/07/21/stranded.family/

602 Indian evacuees from Lebanon airlifted home
Times of India – India
NEW DELHI: Altogether 602 Indians were on Friday airlifted back home from
Larnaca in Cyprus after their evacuation from Lebanon and 400 more were
awaiting a …
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1789989.cms

Israeli land forces fight inside Lebanon
Monsters and Critics.com – Glasgow,UK
TEL AVIV, Israel (UPI) — Israel this week entered another phase in the
fighting in Lebanon, one in which ground troops have crossed the border
and engaged …
news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_11
82999.php/Israeli_land_forces_fight_inside_Lebanon

Israel to allow direct flow of humanitarian aid into Lebanon
Ha&’aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Gillerman, said Friday
that Israel will allow humanitarian supplies into Lebanon. …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741023.html

Humanitarian aid begins arriving in Lebanon
Houston Chronicle – United States
PARIS — France mobilized Friday to send urgent aid to Lebanon, the Red
Cross managed to get relief supplies to the south _ and Israel agreed
to allow a safe …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/4063558.html

Israel calls up reservists for push into Lebanon
Times Online – UK
By Times Online and Nicholas Blanford in Tyre, Lebanon. Israel called up
five battalions of army reservists today and dropped leaflets …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2280007,00.html
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-2280007,00.html

Israel set for ground attack on Lebanon
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Israel called up thousands of reserve troops on Friday amid growing expectations
it was preparing a ground invasion of south Lebanon, which military leaders

www.ft.com/cms/s/7c0e6d48-18e3-11db-b02f-0000779e2340.html

CIA – The World Factbook — Lebanon
Damascus justified its continued military presence in Lebanon by citing
… In May-June 2005, Lebanon held its first legislative elections since
the end of …
hub.n00bstories.com/cia/publications/factbook/geos/le.html

Syria Blocks UN Efforts To End Lebanon Crisis, US Envoy Says
Washington File – Washington,DC,USA
United Nations — Syria is becoming a serious stumbling block in international
diplomatic efforts to end the fighting in Lebanon, US officials say. …
usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-engl
ish&y=2006&m=July&x=20060720182505ndyblehs0.8653986

Syria Continues Human Aid Supplies to Lebanese People
SANA – Syrian Arab News Agency – Damascus,Syria
… Medicine private factories in Syria contributed to by offering all
these medicine aid to support the Lebanese People and the brave resistance
. …
www.sana.org/eng/21/2006/07/20/49513.htm

Two caravans of Venezuelans arrive in Syria
El Universal – Venezuela
According to a press release from the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, the
individuals, divided into two groups, entered Syria across the border
points of Masnaa …
english.eluniversal.com/2006/07/20/en_pol_art_20A749079.shtml

Confronting Syria?
me-ontarget.com – Jerusalem,Israel
There are those who demand that Israel engage Syria, seeing the Assad regime
as responsible for the Hezbollah’s strength and overt hostility. …
www.me-ontarget.com/2006/july/confronting_syria_512.html

Thousands more Lebanon evacuees pour into Cyprus
Swissinfo – Switzerland
… Thousands more weary, shell-shocked evacuees poured off boats into
Cyprus on Friday after fleeing heavy Israeli bombardment of Hizbollah
guerrillas in Lebanon. …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Thousands_more_
Lebanon_evacuees_pour_into_Cyprus.html?siteSect=143&sid=6911153&cKey=1153440479000

Stranded American: $3,000 for taxis across Lebanon
CNN International – USA
ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — Thousands of Americans remain trapped in war-torn
Lebanon, even as the United States steps up the pace of evacuation efforts.

edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/07/20/cnna.sheikali/

Lebanon evacuation ‘biggest ever’
Advertiser Adelaide – Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
PRIME Minister John Howard said the evacuation in Lebanon could be the
largest ever movement of Australians overseas, but warns the plans could
fall through. …
www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,19861462%255E421,00.html

Dozens missing in South Lebanon
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
By Christian Henderson in Beirut. Doctors and NGOs are reporting heavy
civilian casualties in south Lebanon following Israel’s offensive in the
area. …
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/80A6775F-5AF3-425B-B86F-9497378249E5.htm

France sends first humanitarian aid to Lebanon
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
A French cargo-plane carrying humanitarian aid for Lebanon took off from
Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport on Thursday morning. …
english.people.com.cn/200607/21/eng20060721_285160.html

UN warns over Lebanon displaced
Ynetnews – Israel
The UN World Food Program has warned that hundreds of thousands of people
displaced by violence in Lebanon were finding it increasingly difficult
to find food. …
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3279191,00.html

Casualties mount in Israel war in Lebanon
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
BEIRUT, July 21 (Reuters) – Israeli jets struck Lebanon overnight in a
10-day-old war that is claiming more lives and forcing thousands to flee
but Hizbollah …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L20774981.htm

First Cdn evacuees from Lebanon go from hellish boat trip to ride …
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen greet Canadian
evacuees from Lebanon as they board his plane, in Larnaca, Cyprus. …
www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?
id=fc6c74e6-b2fd-4d04-b310-6bb02013d0ef&k=6396

Over 100 Turkish citizens flee Lebanon back to Turkey in past week
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… a statement on Thursday that a total of 104 Turkish citizens and 22
foreign nationals had been evacuated during the past week to Turkey from
Lebanon which is …
english.people.com.cn/200607/21/eng20060721_285165.html

Shattered Lebanon facing aid crisis
Scotsman – United Kingdom
… operations may be doing to Hezbollah’s military capabilities, they
are doing little or nothing to decrease popular support for Hezbollah
in Lebanon or the …
news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1059032006

Israel Hints at Full-Scale Lebanon Attack
Forbes – USA
… forces and Hezbollah fighters on the border Thursday, and Israel warned
hundreds of thousands of people to flee southern Lebanon “immediately,”
preparing for a …
www.forbes.com/business/businesstech/feeds/ap/2006/07/20/ap2894413.html

Syria calls for end to Israeli aggression on Lebanon
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Syrian Minister of Information Muhsen Bilal has urged the international
community to compel Israel to end its brutal aggression and inhuman massacres
against …
english.people.com.cn/200607/21/eng20060721_285228.html

First batch ng Pinoy evacuees nasa Syria na
Journal Online – Manila,Philippines
KASALUKUYANG nasa Damascus, Syria na ang halos 200 Pinoy na manggagawa
na umalis ng Lebanon kahapon. Sa panayam ng dzBB kay Foreign …
www.journal.com.ph/index.php?page=news&id=7595&sid=12&urldate=2006-07-21

First batch of OFWs fleeing Lebanon reach Syria
INQ7.net – Philippines
THE first batch of overseas Filipino workers who have fled the war in Lebanon
has arrived in Damascus, Syria early Friday, GMA Network’s “Unang
Hirit …
newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/nation/view_article.php?article_id=10973

Thousands more Lebanon evacuees pour into Cyprus
Swissinfo – Switzerland
… of weary, shell-shocked evacuees streamed into Cyprus on Friday thinking
only of home after fleeing heavy Israeli bombardment of Hizbollah guerrillas
in Lebanon …
www.swissinfo.org/eng/international/ticker/detail/Thousands_more_Lebanon
_evacuees_pour_into_Cyprus.html?siteSect=143&sid=6911153&cKey=1153452154000

Free calls to Lebanon for OFWs, relatives
INQ7.net – Philippines
THE PHILIPPINES’ top telecommunications companies have come to the rescue
of distressed Filipinos in war-torn Lebanon and their relatives here by
providing …
newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/nation/view_article.php?article_id=10985

Israel continues to pound Lebanon; 500,000 displaced
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
BEIRUT: Israeli warplanes continued to pound Lebanon yesterday, and frightened
civilians fear the situation will worsen once thousands of foreign nationals
are …
english.people.com.cn/200607/21/eng20060721_285299.html

Israel weighs next move in Lebanon
Chicago Tribune – United States
JERUSALEM — After nine days of a fierce air and artillery campaign against
Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, Israelis are weighing whether to press
the …
www.chicagotribune.com/news/custom/newsroom/
chi-060720strategy,1,832758.story?coll=chi-news-hed

Annan sees hurdles to Lebanon truce
Pakistan Dawn – Karachi,Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS, July 20: Calling for immediate end to hostilities in Lebanon,
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday blamed both Israel and Hezbollah
for …
www.dawn.com/2006/07/21/top9.htm

Casualties mount in Lebanon
Reuters – USA
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israeli jets struck Lebanon overnight in an increasingly
bloody 10-day-old war against Hizbollah, but the guerrilla group insisted
it would …
today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=
2006-07-21T032210Z_01_L11538533_RTRUKOC_0_US-MIDEAST
.xml&WTmodLoc=Home-C5-worldNews-9

Peretz: Israel won’t occupy Lebanon
Ha’aretz – Tel Aviv,Israel
… to bring about the expected victory. He also said Israel does not intend
to occupy Lebanon. “Let Hezbollah not delude itself that …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/741128.html

Lebanon’s Dividers
Washington Post – United States
Once the region’s business and pleasure center, Lebanon has allowed itself
to become the killing ground of the Middle East. Today’s …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/20/AR2006072001634.html

IAF strikes 40 targets in Lebanon
Ynetnews – Israel
The Israel Air Force struck about 40 different targets across Lebanon Thursday
night, including Hizbullah buildings and headquarters and rocket launching

www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3279219,00.html

700 Indians evacuated from Lebanon
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
On Thursday, 700 Indians joined the line of the thousands fleeing Israel’s
bitter bombardment over Lebanon. The first of the Indian …
www.ndtv.com/topstories/showtopstory.asp?slug=700+Indi
ans+evacuated+from+Lebanon+&id=19867&category=National

Lebanon ten days on
Die Welt – Germany
A more realistic picture of the situation in Lebanon has emerged in the
last few days: Hizballah has spent six years preparing for war. …
www.welt.de/z/plog/blog.php/the_free_west/the_free
_wests_weblog/2006/07/21/lebanon_ten_days_on

  

  

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