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January 24, 2000
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Israel reacted cautiously to reports that Hezbollah has begun looking for the site where a captured Israeli airman is buried. In an interview with the German news magazine Der Spiegel, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah said he is sure Ron Arad is dead. Israeli media quoted defense sources as saying Israel’s assumption that Arad is still alive would not change unless it receives concrete evidence to the contrary.

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