Israeli-Lebanese border seemingly calm despite IDF operation

The Israeli-Lebanese border appeared calm today, a day after Israel announced a wide-scale operation – dubbed: Northern-Shield – to “expose and thwart” cross-border attack tunnels from its northern neighbor, which were dug by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah. During a televised press conference to the nation from Jerusalem, the Israeli military’s spokesman Ronen Manelis provided visual intelligence … Read more

Lebanese PM Hariri calls Hezbollah a “big obstacle” to forming a new government

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri blamed Iran’s Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, for what he called a “big obstacle” in efforts to form a new government, indicating there could be no solution if it did not back down. Hezbollah, a heavily armed Shi’ite Muslim group backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran, has been demanding that one … Read more