This program is about 1 hour long
(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Jennifer Griffin) Israel dropping 23 tons of bombs on a suspected Hizballah bunker, and the rocket attack on Nazareth featured; details given on the death of 2 Arab-Israeli children in the Nazareth attack, and a message on Hizballah’s television station that none of their leaders were killed in the bunker bombing; scenes shown from the attack sites.
(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.”]
(Washington: Major Garrett) President Bush following through on his promise to veto a bill to expand funding for embryonic stem cell research reported; lawmakers’ reactions reviewed. [BUSH – says the bill crosses a moral boundary.] [Representatives Diana DEGETTE, Jeanne SCHMIDT- comment.]
(No location given: Bill Hemmer) A look at the back and forth shelling along the Israel-Lebanon border presented; scenes shown of rockets firing and hitting.
(Israel-Lebanon border: Shepard Smith) Progress in evacuations from Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of evacuees debarking from a ship in Cyprus.
(Washington: Steve Centanni) The possibility Hizballah could be targeting the US examined; details given on the FBI’s search for possible sleeper cells despite the apparent lack of imminent threat; statement by Iranian Hizballah spokesman Mojtaba Bigdeli quoted on screen.
(New York City: Terry Keenan) A drop in oil prices, and indications that the Federal Reserve Board may not raise interest rates noted. Stock Market Report. 6:38:40Iraq / Attacks
(Israel-Lebanon border: Shepard Smith) 2 bombings in the Green Zone area of Baghdad, Iraq, noted; scenes shown from Baghdad. 6:39:10Upcoming Items
(Israel-Lebanon border: Shepard Smith)
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) 3 nurses and doctors denying accusations of killing elderly patients with lethal doses of morphine in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans noted.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Coalition and Afghan troops retaking a town from insurgents noted.