CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2006
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Muslim protests around the world in support of Hizballah shown.
(Israeli-Lebanon border: Anderson Cooper) A quick look at this day in diplomacy reviewed; details given about the roles of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah & the leaders of Syria & Iran. [Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE - wants an urgent cease-fire & a lasting settlement.] [Israeli vice premier Shimon PERES- says the fighting will take weeks, not months.] [EU Council Secretary General Javier SOLANA- says we want a cessation of hostilities leading to a permanent cease-fire.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - says we must commit to a new strategy.]
(Israeli-Lebanon border: Anderson Cooper; Israeli-Lebanese border: John Roberts) The pace of the diplomatic moves as the Israeli air & ground campaign picks up discussed.
(Israeli-Lebanon border: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Ed Henry) Rice's timetable for a U.N. resolution & the defiant view of Peres on Israel's attacks against Hizballah discussed.
(Israeli-Lebanon border: Anderson Cooper; Beirut: Michael Ware) The lack of motivation for Hizballah to disarm because Lebanon has contracted out to Hizballah in the south discussed.
(Israeli-Lebanon border: Anderson Cooper; Israeli-Lebanese border: John Roberts) The reasons why Hizballah may be firing fewer missiles into Israel discussed.