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Middle East / Israel & Lebanon / Violence #839531

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 2006
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(Studio: Harry Smith) An Arab delegation’s rejection of a U.N. resolution proposed by the US & France to stop the fighting in the Middle East noted.

(Beirut: Lee Cowan) The ongoing fighting between Israel & Hizballah reviewed; scenes shown from Beirut of the morgue and rescuers digging through rubble from Israeli air strikes, a funeral procession in south Lebanon disrupted by artillery fire, people in shelters in Kiryat Shmona, Israel. [In Beirut, RESCUER – comments on the bodies in the rubble.] [Israeli MAN – says there is nowhere to go.]

(Haifa: Allen Pizzey) Israel’s struggle to drive Hizballah out of south Lebanon featured; details given of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s view on Lebanon’s proposal to deploy troops to the area. [Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU†- calls for the international community to press Iran & Syria to stop supplying Hizballah.]

Smith, Harry;
Cowan, Lee;
Pizzey, Allen

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