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Written by CRNews, Agencies   
Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Two Lebanese policemen, stand guard next to a car one of the U.S. diplomat's motorcade, that was attacked by Hezbollah's Shiite supporters when the U.S. Charge d'Affaires Michele Sison was inspecting some social and educational projects financed by the U.S. government in the southern market town of Nabatiyeh, a Hezbollah stronghold, south of Lebanon, Wednesday June 18, 2008. Sison was having lunch at the residence of Abdullah Bitar, the head of Nabatiyeh's business organization, when about 100 Hezbollah supporters gathered outside the house and began shouting anti-U.S. slogans, witnesses said. (AP Photo/Samer Wehbi)
Two Lebanese policemen, stand guard next to a car one of the U.S. diplomat's motorcade, that was attacked by Hezbollah's Shiite supporters when the U.S. Charge d'Affaires Michele Sison was inspecting some social and educational projects financed by the U.S. government in the southern market town of Nabatiyeh, a Hezbollah stronghold, south of Lebanon, Wednesday June 18, 2008. Sison was having lunch at the residence of Abdullah Bitar, the head of Nabatiyeh's business organization, when about 100 Hezbollah supporters gathered outside the house and began shouting anti-U.S. slogans, witnesses said. (AP Photo/Samer Wehbi)

U.S. diplomat motorcade was attacked by Hezbollah's Shiite supporters when the U.S. Charge d'Affaires Michele Sison was inspecting some social and educational projects financed by the U.S. government in the southern market town of Nabatiyeh, a Hezbollah stronghold, south of Lebanon, Wednesday June 18, 2008.

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  • Three dead as rival gunmen clash in Bekaa villages
    Pro-government and opposition forces traded accusations on Tuesday over responsibility for deadly clashes that erupted overnight in the Bekaa Valley. Three people were killed and several wounded in fighting between supporters of the Future Movement, on the one hand, and Hizbullah and Amal on the other.

  • No let-up in logjam over new cabinet
    Efforts to put together a national unity government and continue the momentum of the Doha process remained stagnant through Tuesday, despite a series of high-level visits to Lebanon aimed at lending support to the consultations. While meeting with leaders of the ruling March 14 coalition during an unannounced trip to Lebanon on Monday.

  • Sfeir receives official invite to Sleiman's spiritual summit
    Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Butros Sfeir received an official invitation from President Michel Sleiman on Tuesday to attend a conference of Christian and Muslim spiritual leaders that is expected to take place at the Presidential Palace in Baabda early next week as part of a continuing process of national reconciliation.

  • Hariri tribunal concludes negotiations on premises
    The UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon has now taken control of the former Dutch intelligence building in The Hague which will serve as the tribunal's headquarters, tribunal registrar Robin Vincent told The Daily Star on Tuesday. "We have now concluded the negotiations on the lease," Vincent said.

  • Moallem says events vindicate policy on Lebanon
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said Syria's regional policy remains the same, especially regarding Lebanon. "The course of events has proven that Syria's policy was right, especially concerning the situations in Lebanon, Iraq and Palestine," Moallem told the Syrian Parliament on Tuesday.

  • Butros plan finds districting middle ground
    Despite putting forth a broad reform package targeting the overall Lebanese electoral order, the Butros draft law has drawn much attention in the public debate for its proposed electoral districting and voting-system overhauls, which differ considerably with the general Lebanese electoral experience and the approach adopted by the Doha agreement.

  • UNIFIL denies latest talks with Lebanese and Israeli armies dealt with Shebaa
    Representatives from the Lebanese Army, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), and the Israeli Army held a meeting in the Southern border town of Naqoura Tuesday. Denying media reports which said the participants discussed Israel's imminent withdrawal from the occupied Shebaa Farms.
 

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