2 Lebanese soldiers killed fighting militants

By
August 5, 2007 18:31

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Two Lebanese soldiers have been killed in continued fighting between the army and al-Qaida-inspired militants entrenched in a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon, a senior military official reported Saturday. The army has been advancing slowly into Nahr el-Bared camp, targeting the fortifications and tunnels used by Fatah Islam fighters, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. One soldier died Saturday and another a day earlier, the official reported, raising to 133 the number of troops killed since fighting erupted May 20. "Every day there is progress," said the official, adding that troops were being cautious because of the presence of civilians in the area controlled by Fatah Islam. Most civilians left the camp shortly after the fighting began, but some family members of the gunmen have remained.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Visitors read books at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, which calls itself the world's biggest
October 18, 2018
'World's largest book sale' opens shop in Dubai

By REUTERS