NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 13, 2006
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) The U.N. cease-fire agreement approved by the Israeli & Lebanese governments reported; details given about the ongoing fighting by Israel & Hizballah.
(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) A rough day in the fighting reviewed; scenes shown of Hizballah rockets & Israeli missiles & the damages; details given about where Israel & Hizballah should be located after the cease-fire & the views from each side of what it can do after the cease-fire. [Israeli Ambassador to US Daniel AYALON- says Hizballah has to disarm.] [Middle East analyst Linda TAYARA- outlines what Israeli is saying & doing.] The fate of the Israeli soldiers who had been kidnapped before the fighting started discussed.
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Beirut: Martin Savidge) Israeli air strikes aimed at Hizballah strongholds in southern Beirut featured; scenes shown of the CNN news staff riding away & of a Hizballah refugee center for those who fled the bombing; details given of concerns a popular Hizballah could upset the balance in Lebanon. [Terrorism analyst Steve EMERSON- says Hizballah has achieved political success.] [Political analyst Timor GOKSEL- worries about Lebanon.] The staggering cost of the war for Lebanon & the people's view the cease-fire could be short noted.