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FNC Evening News for
Tuesday, Jul 18, 2006

Headline: Middle East / Israel and Lebanon / Violence / Iran

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Summary:(Nahariya, Israel: Shepard Smith) Chaos during a series of Katyusha rocket attacks in Nahariya, Israel, featured; details given on the death of one man who was apparently on his way to a bomb shelter; scenes shown of rescue workers, who were targeted by more blasts after they arrived on the scene.

(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Shepard Smith) Israel now estimating that Hizballah has some 13,000 Katyusha rockets in their arsenal noted.

(Haifa, Israel: Amy Kellogg) More attacks today on Haifa reported; details given on the belief that Hizballah is targeting oil and petrochemical refineries in the city; scenes shown from Haifa during and after attacks.

(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Shepard Smith) Footage shown where rockets can be heard exploding during Fox reporter Bill Hemmer’s earlier “Fox News Live” segment.

(United Nations: Reena Ninan) U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan asserting that Lebanon needs a stronger peacekeeping force noted. [ANNAN†- says the international community needs to take concrete action.] [US Ambassador to the U.N. John BOLTON†- says we first need to know what the overall military and political resolution will be.]

(Washington: Simon Marks) Questions on Iran’s role in the conflict between Israel and Hizballah; details given on Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert accusing Iran of inspiring Hizballah to kidnap Israeli soldiers, and Iran’s response that no part of Israel is safe from Iran; scenes shown of anti-Israel demonstrations in Iran. [MAN – says this has nothing to do with Iran.]

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Program Time:06:31:20 pm - 06:39:20 pm. Duration: 08:00
Reporters:Smith, Shepard; Kellogg, Amy; Ninan, Reena; Marks, Simon
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:859977