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We haven't been able to get in touch with my MIL yet. She's in a border village, and I'm sure it's been shelled. My SIL and nieces may be there too. It's a literal stones throw from Shlomi, Israel where hizbollah was launching katyushas.<br><br><a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5171616.stm" target="_blank">Lebanese guerrillas have captured two Israeli soldiers in a cross-border raid, triggering the first Israeli incursion into the country since 2000.<br><br>
Planes struck outposts of the Hezbollah militant group in south Lebanon, as well as roads, killing two civilians.</a>
 

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i hope your family and all people are safe. It is worthwhile and important to note that the only reason Israel re-entered Lebanon is because Hizballah captured two Israeli soldiers. Israel is defending its country and citizens as every democratic country in the world has the right to do.
 

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i hope your family and all people are safe. It is worthwhile and important to note that the only reason Israel re-entered Lebanon is because Hizballah captured two Israeli soldiers. Israel is defending its country and citizens as every democratic country in the world has the right to do.</div>
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No one here has attacked Israel and the article already noted that. Honestly.
 

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I know that <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> it wasn't a response to you personally but to those who use such opportunities to jump on the Israel bashing bandwagon.
 

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Hoping for the safety of your family, mahdokht, and for a quick end to this. i also hope all parties will agree to negotiate and negotiate in good faith. possibly a useless hope, but I will hope anyway.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Hoping for the safety of your family, mahdokht, and for a quick end to this. i also hope all parties will agree to negotiate and negotiate in good faith. possibly a useless hope, but I will hope anyway.</div>
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I don't think it's a useless hope. We will have to wait and see, in the meantime innocent people will die. Husband, btw, just tried to get through again and couldn't. We aren't exactly on pins and needles though because none of the other family has called and they would if something terrible had happened. Hopefully, no news is good news. We were thinking of visiting this summer too, thank God for being broke at just the right time, huh?
 

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thanks, M, hope is never useless, i get bleak sometimes. And, yes, in this case I think no news is good news. My good friend got back (from getting married in lebanon) just last week; she is probably also quite worried about her new family .
 

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We have heard the shelling and rockets from Lebanon here, where I live. And planes lately too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">We have heard the shelling and rockets from Lebanon here, where I live. And planes lately too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"></div>
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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nod.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="nod"> Scary stuff. I hope that your family is safe, mahdokht.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I hope your family is safe. I also hope the voice of reason reappears for both sides.
 

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Mahdokt I really hope your family is safe. I hope/ wish everyone was safe. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br>
Sadie, your friend's family too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Thank you BB and every one else. I wish that were the case as well. As usual we will wait and see.
 

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Mahdokht,<br><br>
I hope that your family is safe and, although, I don't pray much lately I will say a prayer that reason and empathy can be found in the midst of this fighting.
 

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Terrible times. Saying a prayer and lighting a candle for peace.
 

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My 9 year old just came home from school and the first thing he said was "Mommy, did you hear that noise? I know what it was- the Lebanonim ("lebanons") are trying to kill us". Oh boy. This is gonna be fun. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 
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