This program is about 1 hour long
(Israel-Lebanon border: Jennifer Griffin) Israel’s security cabinet agreeing to expand its ground operation into south Lebanon reported; details given on more Israeli troops preparing to cross the border, and Israel’s assertion that there will be no ceasefire until its kidnapped soldiers are returned. [Israeli northern command deputy CHIEF - says we’re going much further into Lebanon.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Scenes shown of U.N. workers and journalists helping civilians in Bint Jbeil to safety.
(Beirut: Jonathan Hunt) New talks on the crisis involving Iran, Syria, Lebanon, and France reported; Israel resuming air strikes less than 12 hours into its tentatively promised 48 hour cessation of air strikes, and apologizing for killing members of Lebanon’s army who were in a vehicle thought to be carrying senior Hizballah officials noted.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) President Bush meeting with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice after her trip to the Middle East. [Before leaving Jerusalem, RICE- says we can achieve both a ceasefire and a lasting settlement this week.] Interview with President Bush previewed.
(United Nations: Eric Shawn) The U.N. Security Council passing a resolution threatening Iran with sanctions if it does not halt nuclear activities within a month reported; details given on the resolution being weakened due to some members’ opposition to sanctions. [US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON- says Iran can cooperate or face sanctions.] [Iranian Ambassador to U.N. Javad ZARIF- says we are determined to exercise our right to nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.]
(Chicago: Steve Brown) The heat wave threatening people and power grids across the Midwest and Plains states featured; details given on heat-related deaths and possible blackouts; scenes shown from Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
(Miami: Neil Cavuto) Interview with President Bush on the conflict between Israel and Hizballah reviewed; Bush’s views of the difference of opinion between Israel, the US, and Britain versus the rest of the world discussed. [BUSH – says Iran sponsors Hizballah.]
(Israel-Lebanon border: Trace Gallagher) An inside look at Israel’s artillery presented; details given on Israel’s plan to clear 12 Hizballah villages along the border with Lebanon, and the range and operations of the tanks and shells; scenes shown.
(Jerusalem: Jeff Goldblatt) The Israeli security cabinet’s approval of a wider ground war in Lebanon, and Israel apologizing for mistakenly killing a Lebanese soldier noted.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The implications of the Israel-Hizballah conflict as a global conflict of perceptions examined. [Brookings Institution Michael O’HANLON- says Iran got what it wanted out of this by distracting our attention.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Scenes shown of anti-Israel protests in Iran, Syria, the West Bank, and Iraq, in response to the attack on Qana, Lebanon, that killed 56 civilians; Arab media’s version of the events in the Middle East examined; Al Jazeera footage shown. [Palestinian Media Watch Itamar MARCUS- describes the portrayal of Israelis and Jews as evil.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Police in Haifa, Israel, sealing off parts of the city due to a tip about a planned bombing; scenes shown of police arresting 2 suspects.
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) The path of the system causing a heat wave across much of the country’s midsection tracked; national forecast noted; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Kiryat Shmona, Israel: Trace Gallagher, Jennifer Griffin) Breaking news of air raid sirens going off in Kiryat Shmona, Israel, possibly due to Hizballah firing mortars, reported; Katyusha rockets landing in Metulla, Israel, noted; Israel moving into Hizballah villages in expansion of its ground operations as well as resuming air strikes, and possible further action discussed; incoming and outgoing fire audible; live scenes and map shown.