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Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief says Israel ‘scared,’ not ready for war

Monday, March 11, 2019

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Friday that Israel is “scared” of another war with his Lebanese terror group, and claimed the Israeli military is unprepared for any such conflict. In a televised speech, Nasrallah pointed to the US military’s deployment this week of the advanced THAAD missile defense system in Israel for joint exercises as … Read More

Britain to blacklist Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror group

Monday, February 25, 2019

The United Kingdom on Monday moved to outlaw the Lebanese organization Hezbollah and recognize it in its entirety as a terror group, the British government said in a statement. The powerful Iran-backed Shiite terror group is part of a new government announced recently in Lebanon. While the cabinet is headed by Saad Hariri, the Western-backed … Read More

Hezbollah’s tunnels offer sneak peek at looming major conflict with Israel

Monday, February 25, 2019

For weeks, Israeli and Lebanese soldiers have eyed each other uneasily at close range while Israeli engineers neutralize cross-border infiltration tunnels. These sophisticated tunnels, clearly intended to attack civilians, embody Hezbollah’s ongoing efforts to threaten substantial harm to Israel. They are also a reminder of that border’s fragile calm, and the potential for major destruction and suffering … Read More

Nasrallah: Israel is aware Hezbollah can invade Galilee

Monday, February 18, 2019

Israel is aware of Hezbollah’s capability to invade the Galilee, the group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech on Saturday. While Hezbollah’s military is much better equipped than in 2000, the “Zionist enemy does not trust its military,” Nasrallah claimed. Israel launched “Operation Northern Shield” in December last year to identify and destroy cross-border … Read More

Lebanese PM says Hezbollah can keep arms, as new government convenes

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday indicated that his new government would allow terror group Hezbollah to keep its weapons, which have been frequently used to threaten Israel. Members of Lebanon’s Parliament began discussing the new government’s policy statement, which focuses on improving the country’s economic conditions. The statement said that Lebanese citizens have … Read More

Hezbollah leader calls on Lebanon to accept arms from Iran to confront Israel

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The leader of Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah said Wednesday that he is willing to ask Iran to supply the Lebanese military with weapons and aerial defense systems to confront Israeli warplanes and called on Beirut to accept the offer. “Will the Lebanese government dare to accept the Iranian proposals? Why should Lebanon remain afraid to … Read More

Nasrallah: All of Israel will be struck by Hezbollah rockets

Monday, January 28, 2019

“We call on [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu and the new chief of staff to not make mistakes in their assessments. They’ll regret it,” said Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary-general of the Lebanese political and paramilitary party Hezbollah. “The price of aggression will be greater than they estimate,” said Nasrallah, speaking on Saturday night for the first … Read More

Military officials sent to NY to brief U.N. on Hezbollah tunnels

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Israel sent Military Intelligence officials to New York in recent weeks to meet with senior UN officials and representatives of the UN Security Council states to present intelligence information on Hezbollah’s tunnel network to keep the issue on the diplomatic agenda, Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said on Monday. Danon said the IDF officials … Read More