CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 2006
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The latest developments in the crisis in the Middle East reviewed.
(Haifa: Lara Logan) Hizballah's rocket fire into southern Israel & Israel's preparations for the next big push into Lebanon to weaken Hizballah featured; scenes shown from Haifa, including the wounded & the French foreign minister taking shelter in a stairwell. [Haifa RESIDENT - reacts.] [Israeli Prime Minister Ehud OLMERT- says Israeli cities are being attacked by our enemies.] Israel's plans for how far it will go into Lebanon to stop the rocket attacks discussed.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(Beirut: Richard Roth) Another bloody day in Lebanon featured; scenes shown from the southern suburbs of Beirut hit by aerial assaults, people in refugee camps, the U.N. humanitarian group touring, the wreckage, relief supplies arriving, a damaged road, the hospitals; details given about the near-completion of the evacuation of Americans. [U.N. emergency relief coordinator Jim EGELAND- says it is a senseless war.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The condition of ill former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon updated.
(White House: Joie Chen) The diplomatic moves by the US reviewed; details given about Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's trip to the region; scenes shown of President Bush & Rice with Saudi officials. [At the White House, Saudi foreign minister SAUD al-Faisal - requests a cease-fire.] [On "Meet the Press," White House chief of staff Josh BOLTEN- says Rice will be talking about a peace force.] [On "Face the Nation," Syrian Ambassador to US Imad MOUSTAPHA- says the US should not be flagrantly one-sided.]