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Middle East / Israel and Lebanon / Violence / Cease-Fire #903533

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Beirut, Lebanon: Shepard Smith) The latest developments in the cease-fire in the Middle East between Israel and Hizballah in Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of the Lebanese troops, the Beirut airport, and a damaged bridge.

(Beirut, Lebanon: Dana Lewis) The deployment of the Lebanese army to the southern parts of Lebanon, the debate over which countries should contribute to the U.N. peacekeeping force, and the reopening of the Beirut airport reported. [Lebanese lawmaker Saad HARIRI†- {thru translator} comments on the “black” history of Israel.]

(Beirut, Lebanon: Shepard Smith) Italy and France’s concern over which countries will send troops for the U.N. peacekeeping mandate in southern Lebanon noted.

Smith, Shepard;
Lewis, Dana

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