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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The continuing evacuations from Lebanon updated; details given on over 1,000 Americans traveling to Cyprus on cruise ships, and US military helicopters carrying both US and British citizens [Brig. Gen. Carl JENSEN- says we’re not deserting Lebanon.]
(Beirut: Greg Palkot) Today’s evacuations reviewed; details given on the State Department’s decision to abandon the idea of making evacuees pay for the service; scenes shown of people evacuating on a helicopter.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Lebanon’s prime minister demanding that Israel pay for the damage to the country noted.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Violence in Gaza and the West Bank killing 9 Palestinians noted.
(White House: Bret Baier) The diplomatic implications of the conflict between Israel and Hizballah examined; details given on Syrian President Bashir Assad accusing the international community of stalling on a cease-fire, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice intending to take a trip to the Middle East soon. [US Ambassador to the U.N. John BOLTON- asks how you get a ceasefire with a terrorist organization.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR- says Hizballah needs to return the kidnapped Israeli soldiers and stop rocket attacks before anything can happen.] [White House Press Secretary Tony SNOW- says Rice won’t go to Syria because its track record “stinks.”]
- Smith, Shepard;
- Palkot, Greg;
- Baier, Bret
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