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Middle East / Israel and Lebanon / Violence #902376

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 2006
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(Studio: Brigitte Quinn) The Israeli air strikes’ interruption of a funeral procession in Ghaziyeh, Lebanon, reported; scenes shown of mourners scattering after an explosion.

(Beirut: Greg Burke) More Israeli air strikes and bombs exploding in Beirut, Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of rubble in Beirut and an injured kid in a local hospital; statistics on the casualties of war cited; an IDF leaflet warning residents to remain inside quoted on screen; details given on bridges destroyed by Israel.

(Studio: Brigitte Quinn) The crumbling alliance between the US and France at the U.N noted.

(U.N.: Eric Shawn) The gridlock in the U.N. Security Council and France’s agreement with the Arab delegation’s demands to include the withdrawal of Israeli troops from southern Lebanon in the U.N. resolution reported. [French ambassador to the U.N. Jean-Marc de la SABLIERE†- says Lebanon’s announcement that they will deploy troops to the south should be taken into account.] [Israeli ambassador Dan GILLERMAN†- says no country should allow terrorism.] The Syrian and Iranian ambassadors’ walk-out during Gillerman’s speech noted.

Quinn, Brigitte;
Burke, Greg;
Shawn, Eric

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