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Middle East / Israel & Lebanon / Violence #838088

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 21, 2006
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(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The latest developments in the Middle East crisis reviewed. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Haifa: Lara Logan) Israel’s preparations for a ground invasion of Lebanon featured; details given of the call-up of military reserves; scenes shown of Israeli tanks on the border, soldiers inside Lebanon and Lebanese civilians with leaflets warning them to move north. [Israeli security cabinet member Isaac HERZOG†- notes an operation to uproot Hizballah doesn’t mean we conquer Lebanon.] More Hizballah rocket attacks in Haifa noted; scenes shown.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer; White House: Jim Axelrod; Haifa: Lara Logan) The delay in Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s trip to the region and the fate of the Israeli soldiers whose kidnapping sparked the crisis discussed.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Beirut: Elizabeth Palmer) The two faces of Beirut featured; scenes shown of devastation in the poorer Hizballah area and of the intact, more affluent area. [Lebanese MAN – admits he is part of Hizballah.]

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Chouf Mountains, Lebanon: Lee Cowan) Help for Lebanese civilians offered by high school student Shawky Amine Eddine†, who created the aid agency Volunteers With No Constraints at age 16, featured; scenes shown from the refugee camp he opened in the Chouf Mountains. [EDDINE – says we should only look at who needs help; states he would offer an Israeli help; says the younger kids make him feel sad.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Logan, Lara;
Axelrod, Jim;
Palmer, Elizabeth;
Cowan, Lee

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