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Israel endures worst losses of campaign

Israel on Wednesday suffered its heaviest losses in Lebanon in its offensive against Hezbollah, with militants killing eight soldiers in a battle for a key town. A top Israeli commander said he expected the campaign to last “several more weeks.” Officials confirmed that four U.N. observers died in an Israeli airstrike on their post Tuesday night. With Israel facing fiercer than expected resistance in its campaign against the Islamic militants, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel wants to establish a 1.2 mile-wide strip in south Lebanon that will be free of Hezbollah guerrillas — ruling out a larger occupation. Full Story

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