LEBANON: Bloodshed as the Israelis Go Home

"I only wish they would all get the hell out of here "

The scene was part pastoral, part pomp and circumstance. Camels, sheep and donkeys moved lazily beside a tiny reservoir, seemingly unbothered by the throngs of waving and shouting Lebanese villagers massed around the dusty, brown dirt field where the handing-over ceremonies were about to begin. Thus at Meisel-Jabal, a village of 6,000 Shi'ite Muslims in southern Lebanon, one mile west of the Israeli border, the last units of the Israeli Defense Forces departed for home last week, 91 days after...

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