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In pictures: Conflict enters fourth week

Israeli wave as their tank returns from the Lebanese village of Aita el-Shaab

Israel has launched a fourth week of operations in Lebanon, using air strikes, tanks and ground attacks to try to crush Hezbollah. WARNING: Subsequent images may cause distress.

Family member grieve over the body of Awad Jamaleddin, who was killed in Baalbek

The attacks included Israel's deepest raid yet into Lebanese territory, killing at least 10 people and seizing others it says are Hezbollah militants in the town of Baalbek.

People mourn Awad Jamaleddin, 58, as he is carried away by bulldozer

Some of those killed were carried to the local cemetery by bulldozer.

Man carries body of child at Baalbek

Several children were among the dead.

Woman mourns in prayer at Al Jamaliyeh next to picture of Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah

Critics of Israel's policy say support for Hezbollah is only being strengthened by the ongoing raids.

Israeli reservist prays while other soldiers rest after returning from Lebanon

But Israel says halting its operations would allow Hezbollah to regroup.

Body of Israeli man killed at kibbutz  at Nahariya is sealed before being taken away

Despite the assault, Hezbollah has continued to fire volleys of rockets into northern Israel, killing one cyclist at a kibbutz.

Israeli plane tries to put out fire started by a Hezbollah rocket at Israeli village of Kiryat Shmona

Some Hezbollah rockets have started forest fires in Israel.

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert insists that there will be no imminent ceasefire.

Israeli soldier rests after coming back from Lebanon

But with the human costs mounting on both sides, the pressure is growing for a formula to be found to end the violence.






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