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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan visited Jerusalem Wednesday, calling for the removal of Israel's air and sea blockade of Lebanon. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rebuffed the request until all ceasefire terms are met, including the release of two Israeli soldiers.
As the war between Israel and Hezbollah comes to an end, Israeli soldiers express anger over the loss of their comrades who were called into active duty from the reserves.
After Lebanon and Israel agreed to a U.N.-brokered cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert declared Hezbollah crippled and vowed to still pursue its leaders, while Hezbollah head Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah claimed victory. Middle East experts discuss the cease-fire and its…
The U.N. Security Council moved to authorize the deployment of 15,000 troops to enforce a proposed truce between Israel and Hezbollah militants in southern Lebanon. Experts discuss efforts to end the violence.
With war continuing to rage in the Middle East, Independent Television News correspondents in Israel and Lebanon provide updates on the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah.
After more than three weeks of fighting, both Israel and Hezbollah continue to claim victory for differing reasons. Middle East policy experts discuss how the two sides are evaluating their progress.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Hezbollah guerillas ambushed Israeli soldiers trying to advance on the Lebanese town of Bint Jbail Wednesday, killing at least 12 troops, according to Arab television.
As Israel continued attacks against Lebanon's infrastructure and militant strongholds, Hezbollah declared "open war," intensifying rocket attacks against Israeli cities in the north. Experts analyze Hezbollah's history and motives in the current conflict.
Israeli troops continued attacks on Lebanon, targeting the Beirut airport and a Hezbollah television station. Hezbollah, in turn, fired over 120 rockets into northern Israel. Analysts look at the chances the violence can be de-escalated.
Israeli troops moved into Southern Lebanon Wednesday in response to the abduction of two Israeli soldiers during a border raid by the militant group Hezbollah. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the soldiers' kidnapping an "act of war."…
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