GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
May 2000: Israelis withdraw earlier than planned from the security zone in Lebanon due to military pressure by Hezbollah.

Despite the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon, Hezbollah continues cross-border attacks on Israel.

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The Israeli Cabinet wants to speed up the withdrawal process from southern Lebanon. Prime Minister Ehud Barak says the pullout will be completed within a few days. (May 2000)

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NPR reports on the completion of the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon. (May 2000)