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IDF arrests Sudanese migrant for breaching Lebanon border
June 17, 2020
Israel has seen a number of infiltration attempts from Lebanon recently, especially by African migrants seeking employment.
Report: Lebanese soldiers aim RPGs at Israeli tanks
June 3, 2020
The incident occurred near Kibbutz Misgav Am near during routine IDF maneuvers coordinated with the UNIFIL peacekeeping force.
Lebanese prime minister visits UN peacekeepers near Israel’s border
May 28, 2020
UNIFIL was “necessary and urgent” within the context of “violations by Israel of Lebanon’s sovereignty by land, sea and air,” said Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
Israel insists on major changes to operations of UNIFIL in southern Lebanon
May 8, 2020
“ ‘You can’t inspect, so why you are there?’ ” posed Danon. “ ‘You have to be more active, you have to move freely and inspect all sites.’ ”
May 6, 2020
Hezbollah is on the ropes
With Hezbollah on the back foot due to the coronavirus and Lebanon’s economic crisis, the last thing Israel should do now is let up its pressure on the Shi’ite terrorist organization.
Israel to file UN complaint over attempted Hezbollah border breach
April 19, 2020
Border fence damaged in three locations in “severe” event • Foreign Minister Israel Katz blames Hezbollah, says Israel expects Lebanese government to prevent such threats.
Lebanon poses acute threat to Israel with Hezbollah, Iran controlling its government
February 7, 2020
Jonathan Spyer, an expert on the region at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, says a mutual deterrence system applies between Israel and Lebanon that could “be broken in the event of a conflagration involving Israel and Iran.”
Members of Congress send bipartisan letter to UN, urging it to confront Hezbollah
November 19, 2019
“We fear significant civilian costs in Lebanon if Israel must act to defend its citizens because Hezbollah has positioned its massive arsenal in civilian areas—turning much of Lebanon’s population into human shields,” it read. “Hezbollah will bear the responsibility for that.”
October 29, 2019
The IDF must learn from the Hezbollah border incident
Why did the IDF chief of staff not respond more harshly to the serious errors that almost resulted in five dead Israel soldiers and an unwanted escalation on Israel's northern border last month?
IDF drone shot out of the sky over Lebanese territory
October 23, 2019
The drone, which the Israeli army says was conducting “routine operations” and poses no intelligence risk, was allegedly shot down with a hunting rifle.
September 27, 2019
Prevent Iran from creating more Hezbollahs across the Middle East
Escalating tensions with Iran should be a warning that Tehran’s strategy of training and arming proxy terror groups throughout the Middle East is not being countered aggressively enough.
Hundreds of thousands lack access to bomb shelters in northern Israel
September 4, 2019
According to an Israel Builders Association report, nearly a million people lack access to a secure location in the north • Lieberman: Cancellation of 2018 fortification plan was “madness.”
‘There are no more red lines,’ says Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah
September 3, 2019
He threatened to shoot down Israeli drones, saying “there is now a new operational space, and it is Lebanon’s skies.”
‘If Nasrallah keeps this up, he knows what awaits him’
September 3, 2019
Senior Israeli defense official says the country was “surrounded on multiple fronts” in the past few days, and needed to act within 24 hours to avoid fighting a war.
Netanyahu: Israel will keep doing what it must to protect its civilians and borders
September 3, 2019
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah “knows exactly why he’s in a bunker,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu • Nasrallah: There are “no more red lines.”