Hezbollah boasts in capability to infiltrate Israel

hassan nasrallah Hezbollah leader

The Secretary General of the Lebanese Iranian-proxy Hezbollah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, boasted over his organization’s capabilities to infiltrate Israel, despite six cross-border attack tunnels that were discovered and destroyed by the Israeli Defense Forces. In a televised address to thousands of his organization’s supporters in Beirut, Nasrallah claimed that Hezbollah has the upper hand when … Read more

Iran offers military support to Lebanon

iran and lebanon relations

Among the countries boycotting the Warsaw summit is Lebanon. Beirut’s decision not to attend was announced by the Lebanese Foreign minister Gebran Bassil, during a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif. While the Lebanese top diplomat cited his country’s policy of disassociation from regional conflicts as the reason; Lebanese sources revealed … Read more

Lebanese PM demands national unity in dealing with “Israeli threats.”

Lebanon President michel Aoun and Prime Minister saad al-Hariri

Lebanese Authorities announced the formation of a new national unity government, ending almost nine months of domestic wrangling amid heightened concerns of a major economic collapse. The new government will include most of the country’s rival factions, which negotiated over the makeup of the cabinet since the May 6th election, that saw allies of the … Read more

Palestinian rivalry over Islamic Jihad leadership cause for escalation

violent demonstration Gaza Israel border

It has been revealed that the commander of the militant wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the northern Gaza Strip, which is openly backed by Iran, was responsible for violating the truce arrangement understandings that were reached between Israel and the Islamist organizations in Gaza in the last few months, including the sniper fire … Read more

U.S.: Iran responsible for Israeli air-strikes in Syria

Israeli airstrikes in Syria

U.S. National Intelligence Director Dan Coats warned that Iran’s efforts to consolidate its influence in Syria and arm its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah have elevated the risk of conflict escalation. In a hearing of top American intelligence officials to the U.S. Senate’s Intelligence Committee, the Director of National Intelligence stressed that the Iranian efforts are responsible … Read more

Lebanon denies UNIFIL access to attack-tunnels

UNIFIL patrol on Lebanon-Israel border

During a report-briefing of the U.N. Special Coordinator for the Mideast Peace Process Nikolai Mladenov to the Security Council, he warned of the rising tension between the Islamist organizations in Gaza and Israel. While the world body’s envoy urged both sides to show restraint, he reiterated his previously-declared position, in which the status quo between … Read more

IDF chief threatens Lebanon with war

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot warned Israel’s northern neighbor that the IDF would be forced to take action against Lebanon, if Iran would entrench itself militarily, along-side its proxy Hezbollah. Lieutenant General Eisenkot, who is due to end his term as the IDF’s Chief of Staff next Tuesday, insinuated during an interview with Israel’s … Read more

UN: Hezbollah-tunnels violate Resolution 1701

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting, during which the world body’s Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the member states that the subterranean-cross-border passage ways constitute a serious violation of Resolution 1701. Jean-Pierre Lacroix stated that “The tunnels are between 29 and 46 meters below ground, difficult to detect and … Read more

Hezbollah only possess “a few dozen” precision-guided missiles

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that the Iranian-proxy in Lebanon, Hezbollah, has attained “at most, a few dozen” precision-guided missiles. In an address the Israeli leader gave this morning to the annual conference of Israel’s leading business daily publication, Globes; Netanyahu claimed that after he exposed Hezbollah’s factories in the Beirut area, for upgrading its … Read more

Operation “Northern Shield” progresses according to plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that “Operation Northern Shield is progressing according to plan, and will continue to proceed until all of its objectives are met.” In remarks he made during Jerusalem’s weekly cabinet meeting, the Israeli leader made mention of a fourth revelation of a subterranean cross-border passage, which was dug by the Iranian … Read more