- Making News: Hundreds of Thousands March in Baghdad in Support of Hezbollah
Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Iraqis marched on the streets of Baghdad today, shouting "Death to Israel, Death to America," in a show of support for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Borzou Daragahi, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, has more on today's demonstration and the stark contrast between the situation in the capital and other regions of the country.
- Reporter's Notebook: Two Views from Middle East
Israeli aircraft hit major roadways north of Beirut today as Hezbollah threatened to hit Tel Aviv with a rocket. Meantime, the ground war appeared to be moving slowly. We get different perspectives on the ongoing crisis. Gideon Lichfield is reporting for the Economist magazine in Jerusalem. In Beirut, Michael Young is Opinion Editor of the English-language newspaper, Daily Star.
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