Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has aimed a barb at Israel, suggesting that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will likely not attack Lebanon, as in his estimation, Israel’s home front is ill-prepared for the realities of that war.
Hezbollah terrorists in a Lebanese border village received a nasty surprise last week.After the IDF revealed a fifth terrorist attack tunnel, they began pouring in concrete from the Israeli end. Video footage showed spooked terrorists fleeing as the liquid cement seeped out of the Lebanese side of the tunnel.
At the request of Israel and the United States, the UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the Hezbollah terrorist tunnels crossing the border from Lebanon into Israel. The emergency session comes to address rising tensions on Israel’s border with Lebanon.
The tunnel threat is becoming an international issue. The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), charged with monitoring the border between Israel and Lebanon, acknowledged on Monday that the existence of four tunnel with two penetrating into Israel. UNIFIL further acknowledged that these tunnels violate UN Security Council Resolution 1701, saying they are “a matter of serious concern.” UNIFIL contacted the Lebanese government, requesting they “ensure urgent follow-up actions in accordance with [their] responsibilities.”
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Israel’s military destroyed a series of attack tunnels built by Hezbollah in Lebanon, which stretch into Israeli territory. Hezbollah is the military proxy of Iran — and one of the strongest military forces in the region. Now, analysts and military planners are debating what will happen next. It is imperative to understand the inherent danger… Read more »