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Middle East / Israel and Lebanon / Violence / U.N. Resolution / Tyre / Gaza #902209

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 05, 2006
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(Israel-Lebanon border: Trace Gallagher) Report introduced.

(Crawford, Texas: Wendell Goler) President Bush’s role in the U.N. draft resolution process calling for a cease-fire in the Middle East between Israel and Hizballah in Lebanon featured; details given on Israel’s right to defend itself and a second resolution creating a multi-national force; White House photo of Bush studying the resolution shown.

(Israel-Lebanon border: Trace Gallagher) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Dan Springer) Israel and Hizballah’s reactions to the France-US draft resolution examined; scenes shown of Israeli commandos approaching a high value target.

(Israel-Lebanon border: Trace Gallagher) Report introduced.

(Tyre, Lebanon: Alex Rossi) The dramatic battle between Israel and Hizballah in Tyre, Lebanon featured; details given on the deadly attack by Israeli commandos on an apartment building in Tyre, Israeli air strikes, both sides’ claim of victory, and civilian casualties; scenes shown of rockets in the air, damaged buildings, and injured Lebanese farm workers in a Syrian hospital. [Tyre resident Abdul NAZIR†- describes what happened.]

(Israel-Lebanon border: Trace Gallagher) The protests in England, Pakistan, South Africa, and Israel against Israel’s assault on Lebanon, a Saudi Arabian Sunni cleric’s criticism of Hizballah, the arrest of the Palestinian Parliament speaker in the West Bank, and the arrival of Red Cross relief in the Gaza Strip reported; scenes shown of protests and the Red Cross distributing aid.

(Gaza: Steve Centanni) The latest Israeli incursion against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip updated; details given on the civilian and militant casualties, Israel’s demand for the return of the kidnapped soldier Cpl. Gilad Shalit†, and the possibility of a prisoner exchange between Palestinian and Egyptian authorities; scenes shown of an ambulance removing a dead body in Gaza.

Reporter(s):
Gallagher, Trace;
Goler, Wendell;
Springer, Dan;
Rossi, Alex;
Centanni, Steve
Duration:
00:10:00

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