Photostory: Gaza protests Israel’s assault on Lebanon


A Palestinian artist paints a mural during a demonstration against Israel’s military offensive operation in Lebanon and in the Gaza Strip in front of the European Union office in Gaza City July 30, 2006.



Palestinians demonstrate against Israel’s military offensive operation in Lebanon and in the Gaza Strip in front of the European Union office in Gaza City July 30, 2006.


The EU Council of Foreign Ministers will hold an extraordinary meeting in Brussels on Tuesday in order to assess the situation in Lebanon and to prepare further EU action following the International Conference on Lebanon in Rome on 26 July. Finland’s Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja, whose country holds the current EU presidency, and EU Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner will report on their visit to the region.

All images: MaanImages/Thaeer al-Hassany

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