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Hezbollah

Commander of Navy’s 914 Squadron to Hezbollah: Don’t test us

Friday, September 25, 2020

09/24/2020 Four months after the IDF first raised its alertness level in northern Israel, the Navy’s 914 Squadron remains ready to respond to any threat along the border with Lebanon. Despite the quiet that is felt by residents, “there’s nothing quiet when commanding an operational squadron, especially in the North,” Commander of Squadron 914 Lt.-Col. … Read More

Explosion rocks alleged Hezbollah arms cache in Lebanon, casualties reported

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

09/22/2020 A Hezbollah weapons cache exploded in a small town in southern Lebanon on Monday, sending up billowing clouds of black smoke, causing widespread damage and several casualties, according to unconfirmed reports. While there was no immediate confirmation by officials as to the cause of the explosion in the small town of Ain Qana, an … Read More

Hezbollah has explosives stored across Europe, says US official

Friday, September 18, 2020

09/17/2020 Hezbollah has smuggled explosives, including ammonium nitrate, to Europe where it has a network of stores, a senior US State Department official disclosed on Thursday evening. The stores, established by the Iran-backed group across Europe since 2012, included ammonium nitrate – the same chemical that caused the devastating August 4 explosion in Beirut, which … Read More

Israel’s security agency arrests suspected Hezbollah recruiter in East Jerusalem

Thursday, September 17, 2020

09/17/2020 Woman spotted by Hezbollah, recruited after attending youth conference in Lebanon in 2015 The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) arrested a suspected Hezbollah recruiter based in East Jerusalem, the agency revealed Thursday. Yasmin Jaber, a staffer with the National Library at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was arrested and brought in for questioning on … Read More

US Sanctions Two Ex‐Lebanese Government Ministers for Providing ‘Material Support’ to Hezbollah

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

09/08/2020 Two former Lebanese government ministers were targeted by the US Treasury Department on Tuesday for their links to Hezbollah — the Iranian regime’s Shi’a terrorist proxy in Lebanon. In a statement, the department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) confirmed that it had placed sanctions on ex-ministers Yusuf Finyanus and Ali Hassan Khalil. Both … Read More

Hezbollah Chief: We are looking to kill an Israeli soldier — and aren’t in a hurry

Sunday, August 30, 2020

08/30/2020 Hezbollah will only be satisfied when it has killed an Israeli soldier, thereby reestablishing “deterrence,” the Lebanon-based terror group’s Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday. “I want to be more clear than at any previous time: when Israel kills one of our fighters, we will kill one of your soldiers,” Nasrallah said in … Read More

UN Peacekeepers Investigating Flareup on Israel-Lebanon Border

Thursday, August 27, 2020

08/26/2020 The United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon UNIFIL on Wednesday announced it was launching an investigation into an apparent exchange of fire between the Israel Defense Forces and Hezbollah terror group along the Israeli-Lebanese border the night before. “I have launched an urgent investigation and I call on both parties to fully cooperate with … Read More

IDF Attacks Hezbollah Outposts in Response to Cross-Border Gunfire

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

08/26/2020 Residents along border ordered to stay at home Tuesday night following shots fired from Lebanon at IDF posts Israel Defense Forces (IDF) targeted Hezbollah observational posts in Lebanon from the air early Wednesday in response to an attack on an Israeli army positions the night before. “Following the report regarding a security incident which started … Read More

Report: Ammonium Nitrate Behind Beirut Blast Traced to Hezbollah-Linked Bank

Monday, August 24, 2020

08/23/2020 The massive explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4 has been traced back to a cargo ship, the Rhosus, that arrived in the city’s port in 2013 carrying 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate. The owner of the Rhosus has now been linked to the Lebanese bank used by Hezbollah, according to an investigation by Der Spiegel and … Read More