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Continued violence darkens the chance for peace in the Middle East.

What happenedIsraeli soldiers met fierce resistance from Hezbollah guerrillas this week in their strongholds in southern Lebanon, as fighting intensified in the face of international calls for a cease-fire. Israel sent troops across the border and stepped up its air attacks on Lebanon, but Hezbollah

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