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2006 Lebanon War

The 2006 Lebanon War called the 2006 Israel–Hezbollah War and known in Lebanon as the July War and in Israel as the Second Lebanon War, was a 34-day military conflict in Lebanon, Northern Israel and the Golan Heights. The principal parties were the Israel Defense Forces; the conflict started on 12 July 2006, continued until a United Nations-brokered ceasefire went into effect in the morning on 14 August 2006, though it formally ended on 8 September 2006 when Israel lifted its naval blockade of Lebanon. Due to unprecedented Iranian military support to Hezbollah before and during the war, some consider it the first round of the Iran–Israel proxy conflict, rather than a continuation of the Arab–Israeli conflict; the conflict was precipitated by the 2006 Hezbollah cross-border raid. On 12 July 2006, Hezbollah fighters fired rockets at Israeli border towns as a diversion for an anti-tank missile attack on two armored Humvees patrolling the Israeli side of the border fence; the ambush left three soldiers dead.

Two Israeli soldiers were taken by Hezbollah to Lebanon. Five more were killed in a failed rescue attempt. Hezbollah demanded the release of Lebanese prisoners held by Israel in exchange for the release of the abducted soldiers. Israel responded with airstrikes and artillery fire on targets in Lebanon. Israel attacked both Hezbollah military targets and Lebanese civilian infrastructure, including Beirut's Rafic Hariri International Airport; the IDF launched a ground invasion of Southern Lebanon. Israel imposed an air and naval blockade. Hezbollah launched more rockets into northern Israel and engaged the IDF in guerrilla warfare from hardened positions; the conflict is believed to have killed between 1,191 and 1,300 Lebanese people, 165 Israelis. It damaged Lebanese civil infrastructure, displaced one million Lebanese and 300,000–500,000 Israelis. On 11 August 2006, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 in an effort to end the hostilities.

The resolution, approved by both the Lebanese and Israeli governments the following days, called for disarmament of Hezbollah, for withdrawal of the IDF from Lebanon, for the deployment of the Lebanese Armed Forces and an enlarged United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon in the south. UNIFIL was given an expanded mandate, including the ability to use force to ensure that their area of operations was not used for hostile activities, to resist attempts by force to prevent them from discharging their duties; the Lebanese Army began deploying in Southern Lebanon on 17 August 2006. The blockade was lifted on 8 September 2006. On 1 October 2006, most Israeli troops withdrew from Lebanon, although the last of the troops continued to occupy the border-straddling village of Ghajar. In the time since the enactment of UNSCR 1701 both the Lebanese government and UNIFIL have stated that they will not disarm Hezbollah; the remains of the two captured soldiers, whose fates were unknown, were returned to Israel on 16 July 2008 as part of a prisoner exchange.

Cross-border attacks from southern Lebanon into Israel by the Palestine Liberation Organization dated as far back as 1968, followed the Six-Day War. Starting about this time, increasing demographic tensions related to the Lebanese National Pact, which had divided governmental powers among religious groups throughout the country 30 years began running high and led in part to the Lebanese Civil War. Concurrently, Syria began a 29-year military occupation in 1976. Israel's 1978 invasion of Lebanon failed to stem the Palestinian attacks in the long run, but Israel invaded Lebanon again in 1982 and forcibly expelled the PLO. Israel withdrew to a borderland buffer zone in southern Lebanon, held with the aid of proxy militants in the South Lebanon Army; the invasion led to the conception of a new Shi'a militant group, which in 1985, established itself politically under the name Hezbollah, declared an armed struggle to end the Israeli occupation of Lebanese territory. When the Lebanese Civil War ended and other warring factions agreed to disarm, both Hezbollah and the SLA refused.

Ten years Israel withdrew from South Lebanon to the UN-designated and internationally recognized Blue Line border in 2000. The withdrawal led to the immediate collapse of the SLA, Hezbollah took control of the area. Citing continued Israeli control of the Shebaa farms region and the internment of Lebanese prisoners in Israel, Hezbollah intensified its cross-border attacks, used the tactic of seizing soldiers from Israel as leverage for a prisoner exchange in 2004. All told, from summer 2000, after the Israeli withdrawal, until summer 2006, Hezbollah conducted 200 attacks on Israel – most of them artillery fire, some raids and some via proxies inside Israel. In these attacks, including the attack that precipitated the Israeli response that developed into the war, 31 Israelis were killed and 104 were wounded. In August 2006, in an article in The New Yorker, Seymour Hersh claimed that the White House gave the green light for the Israeli government to execute an attack on Hezbollah in Lebanon. Communication between the Israeli government and the US government about this came as early as two months in advance of the capture of two Israeli soldiers and the killing of eight others by Hezbollah prior to the conflict in July 2006.

The US government denied these claims. According to

Captain (album)

Captain is the first release by the Scottish rock band Idlewild, released in January 1998. Although the number of tracks would class it as an EP, Captain is known as a mini-album; the guitarist Rod Jones notes that the album "was a sort of introduction to Idlewild". The album was produced by Paul Tipler in the first week of October 1997 at River Studios and released by Deceptive Records. In an interview in 2007, Roddy Woomble spoke about the album, saying that he "was singing in an American accent, y’know! Of course it’s how we found our feet – I was into Tom Barman, though he’s Belgian he sang in an American accent, I thought if he could do it so could I, but after the first album, I found another voice, my own voice."The album was played in full alongside Make Another World, on 21 December 2008. All tracks composed by Idlewild. "Self Healer" - 1:58 "Annihilate Now!" - 3:32 "Captain" - 3:35 "Last Night I Missed All the Fireworks" - 1:24 "Satan Polaroid" - 3:17 "You Just Have to Be Who You Are" - 5:57 "Queen Of The Troubled Teens" - 2:15 "Faster" - 1:51 "Self Healer" - 2:24 "House Alone" - 1:34 Bob Fairfoull - bass guitar Rod Jones - guitar Colin Newton - drums Roddy Woomble - vocals Paul "The Captain" Tipler - producer Ian Ritterskamp - photography

English Harbour East

English Harbour East is a town in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is a village located northeast of Belleoram; the Way Office was established in 1883 on July 1. The first Postmistress was Annis Hackett in 1891; the town had a population of 139 in the Canada 2016 Census. Many people moved to the area from such remote communities as Conne in the early to mid 20th Century, its boundaries are established by the Town of English Harbour East Order under the Municipalities Act. The community was served by St. George's School, a school that houses grades 9-12. Several fishing sheds from abandoned communities elsewhere in Newfoundland have been moved to English Harbour East and restored. List of communities in Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland 1921 Census. English Harbour East, Fortune Bay District, 166 Persons in 23 Households English Harbour East - Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, vol.1, p. 779

Teresa Korwin Gosiewska

Teresa Korwin Gosiewska properly Princess Teresa Sapieha was a Polish noblewoman and royal favorite, known for her political activity as the influential confidante of queen Marie Casimire. She was the daughter of Wincenty Korwin Magdalena Konopacka. In 1677, she married Józef Bogusław Słuszka de armis Ostoja, Field-Commander of Lithuania, Castle-Commander of Vilnius, Court Marshal of Lithuania, Great-Standard-Bearer of Lithuania, Great-Hunter of Lithuania, District-Governor of Rzeczyca, Pinsk and Jeziera. By marriage, she attended court and became a personal friend and confidante of the queen. In 1694, the queen selected her to escort her daughter to her marriage with the Elector of Bavaria. During her absence from Poland, she visited the French royal court of Louis XIV. From at least 1696, she had a relationship with Jan Kazimierz Sapieha, whom she tried to benefit at court. During the election of 1696-97, she allied with the former queen and tried to raise support in Lithuania for the queen's candidate.

In 1701, she was widowed, in 1703 she married her longtime lover Prince Jan Kazimierz Sapieha, de armis Lis, Great Cup-Bearer of Lithuania. Deputy Master of the Pantry of Lithuania. Court Treasurer of Lithuania. Field-Commander of Lithuania. District-Governor of Zmuzka and Brzeg. Palatine-Governor of Vilnius and Great-Commander of Lithuania, she opposed the election of Stanisław Leszczyński in 1704. She founded the Jesuit church in a hospital in Antokol. Biogram został opublikowany w 1994 r. W XXXV tomie Polskiego Słownika Biograficznego

John Graham

John or Johnny Graham may refer to: John Graham, Scottish painter and teacher of art John D. Graham, American painter John J. Graham, American graphic artist John Michael Graham, actor John R. Graham, American film composer John Graham, British music producer Jon Dee Graham and songwriter from Austin, Texas John Galbraith Graham, British crossword compiler under the name "Araucaria" John de Graham, Scottish soldier John Graham, Earl of Menteith, Scottish soldier John Graham, English pirate active off New England John Graham, founder of Grahamstown, South Africa John Graham John Graham, 4th Earl of Menteith, Scottish nobleman John Graham, 6th Earl of Menteith, Scottish nobleman John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose, Scottish peer John Graham, 4th Earl of Montrose, Scottish peer John Graham, 1st Viscount Dundee, Scottish nobleman and soldier John Graham, Scottish politician, MP for Stirlingshire 1722–27 John Graham, Ulster loyalist figure John Graham, Irish republican Sir John Graham, 4th Baronet, British diplomat, ambassador to Iraq, Iran and NATO John Graham, American acting Secretary of State John H. Graham, U.

S. Representative from New York John Stephens Graham and political appointee John Graham, New Zealand politician John Graham, member of the New South Wales Legislative Council John Graham, politician in Manitoba, Canada John Graham, politician in Nunavut, Canada John Graham, bishop of Chester, 1845–1865 John Anderson Graham, Scottish vicar and missionary John Joseph Graham, American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church John Graham, English footballer who played as a forward for Newton Heath John Graham, English footballer for Millwall and Fulham John Graham John Graham, English footballer for Aston Villa, Wrexham and Bradford City Johnny Graham, Scottish footballer for Preston North End in the 1880s Johnny Graham, Scottish footballer Johnny Graham, Scottish footballer John R. Graham, English footballer for Newcastle United and Bradford City in the 1900s Johnny Graham, Australian rules footballer John Graham Jr. Scottish amateur golfer John Graham, New Zealand player and educator John Graham, Scottish marathon runner John Graham, Canadian track and field athlete John Graham, Canadian John Graham, English cricketer John Benjamin Graham, English settler and investor in South Australia, built "Graham's Castle" John Murray Graham, Scottish historian John Graham, Jr. John Graham, British political journalist and editor John Graham, First Nations & AIM activist who murdered opponent John Graham John Graham, American economist and professor John Gilbert Graham, American mass murderer John Graham, Sr. architect and founder of John Graham & Company Jack Graham All pages with titles containing John Graham

Greatest Hits, Vol. 3 (Johnny Cash album)

Greatest Hits, Vol. 3 is a greatest hits compilation by country singer Johnny Cash, released on Columbia Records in 1978. It is the last part of the Johnny Cash Greatest Hits compilation series; the release is notable in that it contains two songs - "It's All Over" and "Old Time Feeling," - which hadn't appeared on any Johnny Cash album before. "It's All Over", peaking at # 41 Country. This song was demoed at House of Cash in Hendersonville on July 11, 1973, appearing 33 years on Cash's Personal File double CD; the 1973 demo of "It's All Over" is the only available version of this rare song as of June 2010. This was until the Readers Digest box set The Great Seventies Recordings was released featuring this version of "It's All Over" "Old Time Feeling" was rush-released as Cash's next single in October 1976, reaching the Top 30 at #26 C&W. "I Wish I Was Crazy Again", featuring Waylon Jennings, had only been featured on the album I Would Like to See You Again in April 1978. It was first released as the B-side of the popular #2 C&W hit "There Ain't No Good Chain Gang".

By November 1979, popular demand caused "I Wish I Was Crazy Again" to be issued as an A-side making the Top 20 at #22 C&W. The album itself reached No. 49, despite the fact that a third of its contents had only just been featured a few months earlier on the album I Would Like to See You Again and two other tracks from the less-than-a-year-old The Rambler. Album - Billboard Singles - Billboard Luma Electronic's Johnny Cash discography listing