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April 20, 1996 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the people of this hamlet of about 30 families, nestled in the hills south of Tyre and about a mile from Israel's self-declared "security zone," life during the past week has been moments of intense fear and long hours of anxious waiting. Israeli shells explode day and night, fired in response to rockets launched by pro-Iranian Hezbollah guerrillas from surrounding fields and orchards into northern Israel.
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July 16, 2006 | Maura Reynolds, Times Staff Writer
Concerned about the fate of Americans potentially stranded in Israel's siege of Lebanon, the Pentagon and State Department are developing plans in case a mass evacuation is necessary, officials said Saturday. The U.S. was not recommending evacuation yet, however. "We're at a monitoring point," said a Pentagon spokesman, Lt. Col. Mark Ballesteros. "We're prepared to respond and provide assistance if required."
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June 19, 1993 | Reuters
Palestinians expelled by Israel appealed to the Red Cross on Friday to evacuate sick deportees from their camp in a south Lebanon no-man's-land. "We urge and welcome the International Committee of the Red Cross to take sick deportees to hospitals as there are many sick exiles who need hospitalization," Abdul Aziz Rantisi, the leader of the 396 exiles, told reporters. Thursday, three Jordanian doctors visited the deportees, in their seventh month in exile. Dr.
NEWS
April 20, 1996 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the people of this hamlet of about 30 families, nestled in the hills south of Tyre and about a mile from Israel's self-declared "security zone," life during the past week has been moments of intense fear and long hours of anxious waiting. Israeli shells explode day and night, fired in response to rockets launched by pro-Iranian Hezbollah guerrillas from surrounding fields and orchards into northern Israel.
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July 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Thousands of Lebanese fled the port city of Sidon in fear of a showdown between the Lebanese army and Palestinian guerrillas in lawless south Lebanon, security officials said. The exodus began last week as troops prepared for their planned thrust today into the guerrilla heartland. But the Palestine Liberation Organization vows that its guerrillas will hold bases they say they need for attacks on the Israeli army and to defend Palestinian refugee camps.
WORLD
July 16, 2006 | Maura Reynolds, Times Staff Writer
Concerned about the fate of Americans potentially stranded in Israel's siege of Lebanon, the Pentagon and State Department are developing plans in case a mass evacuation is necessary, officials said Saturday. The U.S. was not recommending evacuation yet, however. "We're at a monitoring point," said a Pentagon spokesman, Lt. Col. Mark Ballesteros. "We're prepared to respond and provide assistance if required."
NEWS
March 14, 1985 | United Press International
The United States secretly evacuated an undisclosed number of American officials from war-torn Lebanon today, the White House announced. The evacuation occurred during the night and early morning hours, White House spokesman Larry Speakes said. The official reason given for the pullout was "unsettled conditions" in East Beirut, but there have been fears of Shia Muslim retaliation for a U.S. veto in the United Nations on Tuesday.
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June 19, 1993 | Reuters
Palestinians expelled by Israel appealed to the Red Cross on Friday to evacuate sick deportees from their camp in a south Lebanon no-man's-land. "We urge and welcome the International Committee of the Red Cross to take sick deportees to hospitals as there are many sick exiles who need hospitalization," Abdul Aziz Rantisi, the leader of the 396 exiles, told reporters. Thursday, three Jordanian doctors visited the deportees, in their seventh month in exile. Dr.
NEWS
July 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Thousands of Lebanese fled the port city of Sidon in fear of a showdown between the Lebanese army and Palestinian guerrillas in lawless south Lebanon, security officials said. The exodus began last week as troops prepared for their planned thrust today into the guerrilla heartland. But the Palestine Liberation Organization vows that its guerrillas will hold bases they say they need for attacks on the Israeli army and to defend Palestinian refugee camps.
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March 14, 1985 | United Press International
The United States secretly evacuated an undisclosed number of American officials from war-torn Lebanon today, the White House announced. The evacuation occurred during the night and early morning hours, White House spokesman Larry Speakes said. The official reason given for the pullout was "unsettled conditions" in East Beirut, but there have been fears of Shia Muslim retaliation for a U.S. veto in the United Nations on Tuesday.
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