ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 05, 2006
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(Studio: Jim Avila) Report introduced.
(Crawford, Texas: Geoff Morrell) A new US- & French-backed U.N. plan for the Middle East to stop the violence between Israel & Hizballah in Lebanon featured; details given of the resolution calling for an end of Hizballah attacks & Israeli offensive military operations & to create a buffer zone watched by an international force. [US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON- comments on the draft resolution.] [Middle East analyst Judith KIPPER- says hostilities need to stop quickly.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's appearance on "This Week" announced.
(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: David Muir) The continuing war between Israel & Hizballah in Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of civilians near Haifa, the wounded in Tyre, Lebanon, fire & smoke on the hills of Israel & Israeli soldiers reacting to the U.N. resolution. [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN- says if Israel withdraws now Hizballah will not be broken.]
(Studio: Jim Avila; Beirut: David Wright) The questions of Hizballah's reaction to a cease-fire agreement & whether it will disarm discussed.