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More die in fresh Lebanon strikes
Israeli air raids have killed at least 16 people in southern Lebanon hours after a deadly Hezbollah rocket attack on the Israeli city of Haifa.
The strikes on the port city of Tyre came as Israel continued raids, which have killed more than 115 Lebanese.
Earlier, eight civilians died and dozens were injured in Haifa, in the worst attack on Israel since clashes with Lebanon began five days ago.
Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the attack would have "far-reaching consequences".
The Israeli air strikes began after Hezbollah seized two Israeli soldiers in a raid into Israel on Wednesday.
In other developments:
* Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says the battle against Israel is "just at the beginning", in his first televised appearance since the offensive
* Iran's foreign ministry denies Israeli allegations that it supplied missiles to Hezbollah and warns Israel it will incur "unimaginable losses" if it attacks fellow Hezbollah supporters Syria
* The Israeli military recovers the bodies of three sailors missing after their ship was hit by a Hezbollah missile on Friday, bringing the number of Israeli troops killed in the Lebanon offensive to 12
* Israel raises the rocket alert threat as far south as Tel Aviv
* European Union Foreign Policy chief Javier Solana arrives in Beirut for talks on the crisis
* G8 leaders call for the release of the Israeli soldiers seized by militants.
Dozens more were wounded in the Israeli strike on a building housing civil defence workers in Tyre.