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Guns go quiet in Mideast

Truce largely holds as thousands return to their homes

By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / August 15, 2006

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TIBNIN, Lebanon -- Tens of thousands of Lebanese streamed back to their homes in southern Lebanon yesterday, and Israelis in northern towns emerged from bomb shelters as a fragile cease-fire between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters appeared to be largely holding through its first tense day. (Full article: 1326 words)

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