CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 05, 2006
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(Studio: Maurice DuBois) The latest developments in the Middle East reviewed; details given about the US- & French-backed U.N. plan for the Middle East to stop the violence between Israel & Hizballah in Lebanon; the air & ground attacks in south Lebanon & Hizballah's rocket fire into Israel.
(Tel Aviv: Allen Pizzey) The situation inside Israel & Lebanon at the time of peace proposals reviewed; scenes shown of the fighting, including an Israeli air force video of a strike on rocket launchers & a building raided in Tyre. [Israeli government spokesman Avi PAZNER- says we conduct our operations until there is a U.N. resolution.]
(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Report introduced.
(U.N.: Tony Guida) The first steps of the U.N. draft resolution reviewed; details given of its call for a full cessation of fighting while allowing Israel to defend itself & for a demilitarized zone monitored by an international force. [US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON- comments on the draft resolution for the region.] The view of Lebanon on the resolution noted.