- Making News: Israeli Troops Mass on Lebanon Border
Israel is warning hundreds of thousands of Lebanese to leave the southern part of their country, and reserves are being called up as Israeli tanks move toward the Lebanese border. Aluf Benn is Diplomatic Editor for the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz.
- Reporter's Notebook: Secretary of State Rice Announces Trip to Middle East
The United States has rejected calls to urge an "immediate cease-fire" by Israel as well as Hezbollah in Southern Lebanon. Today, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met in New York with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Later, she announced that she will meet Sunday with President Bush and Saudi Arabia's representatives in Washington before taking off for more meetings in the Middle East. We get an update from the Washington Post's Robin Wright and former Assistant Secretary of State Edward Walker.
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