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Palestine -- Israel

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Christian Science Monitor

To most of the Arab public, the debate over who won the war between Israel and Lebanon's Hizbullah is already settled. Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah is being feted through song in Syrian nightclubs and on Palestinian radio.

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ANSWER (kudos RBN)

More then 30,000 demonstrators filled the streets around the White House today chanting, “Stop the US-Israeli war against Lebanon and Palestine.” The New York Times reported today that the demonstration's “diverse crowd included many

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AP

"The place is full of unexploded ordnance, shells and mortars," said Chris Clark. The most dangerous of the ordnance littering south Lebanon after 34 days of Israeli bombardment are bomblets spewed from cluster bombs packed into Israeli art

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USA Today (see links too)

The United States blocked an Iranian cargo plane's flight to Syria last month after intelligence analysts concluded it was carrying sophisticated missiles and launchers to resupply Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, two U.S. intelligence officials sa

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AP

Like many of her compatriots, artist Zena el-Khalil has turned to blogging on the Internet to express her longings and fears amid the fighting in Lebanon. Writing from Beirut, the 30-year-old tells of wanting to have children and worries about Isr

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London Times

AS ISRAEL wages war against Hezbollah “terrorists” in Lebanon, Britain has protested about the celebration by right-wing Israelis of a Jewish “act of terrorism” against British rule 60 years ago this week. The rightwingers, including Binyamin Neta

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Christian Science Monitor

Of the dangers presented by the conflict between Israel and Hizbullah in southern Lebanon, the possibility of a broader Middle East war is among the less likely. In the 1967 Arab-Israeli war - and repeatedly since - Israel has shown its clear mili

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Christian Science Monitor

Islamists who are hostile to Israel and the US - and to their Arab allies who have criticized Hizbullah - are shoring up support, increasing the chances they will seize power if the elections President Bush has urged for the region take place. Ira

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Reuters

The two men standing on either side of the spiraling war between Israel and Hizbollah have never met, will likely never meet and could not be more different ideologically. The decisions of Israeli Prime Minister Olmert and Hizbollah leader Nasrallah

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NY Times

The raid into Israel from southern Lebanon by the Shiite militia group Hezbollah has provided the new government of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert a deeper political consensus, allowing him to prosecute a war that is widely supported by the Israeli peopl

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AP

Hezbollah and Israel traded rocket and missile barrages without letup for a fifth day, as the war that has suddenly flared in the Middle East showed no sign of easing. Hezbollah rockets struck deep inside Israel, killing eight people in the northern

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AP

Because Israel and Lebanon have never signed a peace accord, the countries remain officially in a state of war that has existed since 1948 when Lebanon joined other Arab nations against the newly formed Jewish state. The two countries have been bo

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Washington Post

Israel, with U.S. support, intends to resist calls for a cease-fire and continue a longer-term strategy of punishing Hezbollah, which is likely to include several weeks of precision bombing in Lebanon, according to senior Israeli and U.S. officials.

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yNet News

“Israel gave Damascus 72 hours to stop Hizbullah’s activity along the Lebanon-Israel border and bring about the release the two kidnapped IDF soldiers or it would launch an offensive with disastrous consequences.”

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CBS

A missile fired by Hezbollah, not an unmanned drone laden with explosives, heavily damaged an Israeli warship off Lebanon, the army said. The attack had raised widespread concern in the Israeli military because initial information indicated that the