Lebanon PM condemns Israel 'crimes against humanity' during Mideast conflict Jeannie Shawl at 1:27 PM ET
[JURIST] Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora [BBC profile] said Sunday that Israel had committed crimes against humanity during its month-long bombing campaign in the current Middle East conflict [JURIST news archive]. Touring areas outside of Beirut that had been hard hit by the bombings, Siniora called Israel's actions criminal, saying they reflected "Israel's hatred to destroy Lebanon and its unity." Siniora's comments came a day after Israeli forces raided a Hezbollah [CFR backgrounder] stronghold in Lebanon.
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