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Lebanon Army Girds for New Fight at Camp

Wed, 11 Jul 2007 19:18:46 GMT

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- More than 150 civilians fled from a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon on Wednesday as soldiers ringing the neighborhood moved up tanks and armored vehicles for a possible showdown with Islamic militants barricaded inside....

A Year After War, Israelis Resilient

Wed, 11 Jul 2007 18:03:54 GMT

NAHARIYA, Israel (AP) -- In the year since Israel's war with Hezbollah guerrillas began, two contradictory currents have emerged: a grim mood of apprehension and disillusionment with the country's leadership, alongside a booming economy unfazed by the fighting or concerns about Israel's security....

Fatah Islam Blamed for Gemayel's Death

Sun, 08 Jul 2007 04:24:19 GMT

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Police suspect that an al-Qaida-inspired militant group battling army troops in northern Lebanon was behind the assassination of a Christian Cabinet minister last year, a security official said Saturday....

Lebanese Lawmakers Leave Amid Threats

Sat, 30 Jun 2007 21:43:30 GMT

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- About 20 anti-Syrian lawmakers in Lebanon have temporarily left their conflict-ridden country this summer - apparently seeking safety abroad amid mounting security threats and the recent assassination of an outspoken politician....

U.N. Chief Worried About Arms Smuggling

Sat, 30 Jun 2007 03:59:20 GMT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Syria and Iran on Friday to do more to prevent arms smuggling to Lebanon, citing "disturbing reports" from the Lebanese and Israeli governments of alleged violations of the U.N. arms embargo....