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The Secretary General of Hezbollah has claimed that a future confrontation between the Lebanon-based terror group and Israel could take place within Israeli territory. Hassan Nasrallah said, “Israel has been threatening for ten years to open a front against Hezbollah, but it hasn’t done anything. Israel is afraid of any...

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Explosions rocked the area near Damascus International Airport early Thursday morning following the arrival of cargo planes from Iran. “Hours before the blasts, which took place at 3:25 A.M., two Iranian 747 cargo planes, an Iranian Ilyushin il-76 and a Syrian Ilyushin il-76 landed in Damascus, according to the flight...

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A Hezbollah-sponsored media tour of the Israeli-Lebanese border last week was a ploy meant to emphasize Hezbollah’s control of Lebanon, an expert on the Levant wrote Monday in Tablet Magazine. Tony Badran, a research fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, observed that Hezbollah’s presence on the border with Israel was coordinated with the...

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Lebanon’s government does not function independently, but rather “exists merely because the Iranian proxy terrorist organisation, Hezbollah, allows it to exist,” a retired Australian military officer wrote Monday in The Australian. Jim Molan, who had served as chief of operations in Iraq and authored Australia’s border control policies, observed that the current calm along...

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A Hezbollah officer boasted on Thursday that the Iran-backed terror organization had forced Israel to switch “from an offensive to a defensive doctrine,” The Times of Israel reported. The official’s claim appears to refer to countermeasures Israel adopted across its northern border to fight possible infiltration by Hezbollah, whether by land...

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Getting Serious on Syria Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week made a widely criticized remark that “the longer-term status of President [Bashar al-Assad] will be decided by the Syrian people.” However, following a deadly chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib on Tuesday, which killed at least...

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The Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah has emerged as the “one clear winner” from the destruction of the Syrian civil war, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. “Hezbollah,” the Journal observed, “is today stronger, more independent and in command of a new Syrian militia that its officials say is ready to...

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The Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah recently raided drug houses in a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Beirut, underlining its increasing entanglement with the Lebanese government. “This is what a country that has given up its authority in favor of the ‘tiny state’ looks like,” said Ashraf Rifi, a Hezbollah critic...

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Israel’s High Court on Wednesday stayed the order to empty an ammonia storage tank in Haifa, which has been the target of threats by the Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah, Bloomberg News reported. The Haifa District Court initially mandated the tank be closed by Saturday following a municipal report raising fears that it...

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The Israeli navy will add an extra Iron Dome battery to each of its four new surface ships in order to guard its natural gas fields from Hezbollah, Defense News reported Tuesday. A senior naval officer explained that due to Hezbollah’s growing arsenal of 122mm Grad-type rockets and longer-range weapons systems, Israel will...

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