Hezbollah, Israel signal to each other that they want to end fighting

January 30, 2015 5:35 AM

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Jerusalem: Israel and Hezbollah have stepped back from further confrontation after a flare-up of fighting across the Lebanese border raised fears that a broader conflict might erupt.

The border was calm on Thursday, a day after a Hezbollah ambush of Israeli army vehicles killed two soldiers and triggered Israeli artillery and air strikes in Lebanon that killed a United Nations peacekeeper. It was the deadliest outbreak of fighting in the area since a 2006 war between Israel and ...

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