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If attacked again, IDF should target groups’ leadership ranks, push Islamists out of their territorial bases, says ex-general and former national security adviser.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
An IDF spokeswoman said the army does not comment on foreign reports.
Operation on the Lebanese border is a fight for hearts and minds, as well as for territory
By ALEX YOUNG/THE MEDIA LINE
Reports of Israeli strikes in eastern Lebanon near Syrian border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
During the 1982 invasion of Lebanon, the IDF captured Beaufort from Palestine Liberation Organization fighters, who had controlled the area since 1976.
If conflict were to break out, artillery units will have to accompany maneuvering forces over the border rather than provide supporting fire, as they did last summer.
The cross-border raid resulted in Hezbollah taking Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev captive, triggering the Second Lebanon War.
The commander of the IDF's Galilee Formation, Brig.-General Moni Katz, gave an interview to Army Radio on Wednesday.
Officer was part of force attempting to evacuate a bulldozer that was stuck; IDF does not return fire following the incident.
By BEN HARTMAN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Javier Soria Toledo was killed as Israel responded to a Hezbollah missile attack that killed two IDF soldiers near the border with Lebanon.
The Shi'ite group's leader, Hassan Nasrallah, gave a televised address in Lebanon in which he extolled the "fusion of Lebanese-Iranian blood on Syrian territory."
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Hezbollah working to turn reality in north to that which prevails in south Lebanon, Liberman says.
EU chief speaks after Hezbollah hit two Israeli military vehicles with anti-tank missiles, killing two IDF soldiers and wounding seven on the Israeli side of the Lebanese border.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says Israel received a message — via UNIFIL — that Hezbollah was not interested in further escalation.
“Whoever is behind today’s attack will pay the full price,” premier said during consultations with defense chiefs.
Targeted vehicles were two kilometers away from the Lebanese border.
At least seven IDF soldiers were injured in the attack which took place just before noon in the Mt. Dov region.
Official Lebanese news agency had reported that soldier was kidnapped in attack on IDF vehicle on Lebanese border.
One Spanish UN peacekeeper was killed in the Israeli return fire, and Israel has apologized for the incident, the source said.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
“Whenever the response will come, Lebanon’s interest will be taken into account before anything,” a Hezbollah minister was quoted as saying by Kuwaiti daily "Al-Anbaa'."
Lebanese news outlet reports on findings of the Hezbollah investigation into the airstrike that killed 11.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The frontier between Israel and Syria has been administered by the United Nations since 1974, a year after the last war between them.
The ultimate test of whether the strike that killed six Hezbollah operatives and another six IRGC commanders last week was worth the risk has yet to come.
By YOSSI MELMAN
A Lebanese parliamentarian with the secular-Sunni Future Movement told the Elnashra news agency that his country’s interests have been subjugated to the whims of Iran.
Air force on high alert, artillery, infantry and armored units boosted along northern border as IDF evaluates situation; Chief of staff cancels trip to NATO summit in Europe.
Israeli security official: Our policy has been and remains aimed at thwarting every attempted terror attack.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,HERB KEINON,REUTERS
These days, the northern front includes Lebanon and Syria, as intertwined arenas that are no longer distinct.
Israeli military officials are on high alert Monday in response to Hezbollah threats to respond to Sunday’s alleged IAF helicopter attack on a convoy which killed at least six senior operatives.
Reports of the arrest sent shock waves through the group, whose supporters have always boasted it could not be infiltrated.
Hamas has urged the urged Hezbollah to withdraw its forces from Syria, where they are battling for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Lebanese newspaper claimed that the IAF struck weapons caches “that belonged to Hezbollah.”
Sayyed Muhammad Ali Husseini preaches inter-faith tolerance in multi-lingual Facebook messages.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
Within the past few weeks not only has Hamas’s military wing been branded a terrorist organization by Egypt, but Hezbollah and its leader have been roundly condemned.
By NEVILLE TELLER
International law is not a suicide pact.
By LOUIS RENÉ BERES
The country will no doubt be used as an object lesson by governments, political parties and organizations across the world with their own agendas for limiting immigration.
For many Armenians, the genocide of 1915 is not a thing of the past. Lebanon is now hosting a number of Syrian Armenian refugees who have been forced to flee fighting in neighboring Syria.
"Make it clear to them [Hezbollah] that if war erupts, their leaders will have to flee Lebanon to live,’ former IDF deputy chief of staff Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yair Naveh says.
Thousands took to the streets this week demanding answers to the questions around Nisman's death.
Lebanese Druse MP called on Israeli brethren to support Joint Arab List in upcoming elections, drawing a stern rebuke from Sheikh Moafaq Tarif.
Officers from the secretive Cyber Defense unit tell 'Post' about the daily need to stay one step ahead of sophisticated cyber enemies, who seek to target IDF networks.
Col. Aviram Hasson, of the Defense Ministry's missile defense administration says Hezbollah gets a lot of accurate weapons from Iran.
Hezbollah has range of surface to sea missiles; Yakhont can be used as surface to surface missile to hit Tel Aviv, source warns.
Following death of Spanish UNIFIL peacekeeper, Ya'alon tells Spain's defense minister Israel is investigating incident, will cooperate with UNIFIL and Spanish officers.
Defense minister urges Israelis to visit Golan, Hermon
By HERB KEINON
Senior IDF officials don't believe long-term exchange of blows will come to an end, irrespective of short-term lulls in violence.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
FM warns that ignoring strike that killed 2 soldiers Wednesday would support a situation in which the Shi'ite terror group can strengthen arms capacity.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Military sources say drilling being carried out in response to request by local residents; add that no underground passageways have yet been located.
The American government has also barred its employees from riding the bus in light of Wednesday's stabbing attack in Tel Aviv.
Bayit Yehudi leader says latest controversy stems from his criticism of probes against IDF soldiers who fought in Operation Protective Edge.
By LAHAV HARKOV,ARIEL ZILBER
Israel's representatives to the world body in New York said the resolution was a byproduct of "an anti-Israel agenda."
A strike against Hezbollah on the Golan might prove to have been a miscalculation.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Walid Jumblatt, a member of Lebanon’s parliament and the head of the Progressive Socialist Party, says "I don’t want at any price the so-called help of the Israelis."
After his release from an Israeli prison Kuntar became a senior official in Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shi'ite movement.
By YOSSI MELMAN,NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
A massacre by Nusra Front gunmen claimed the lives of 25 Druse villagers in Idlib earlier this week.
The current situation in Qalamoun has pitted multiple extremist organizations against one another in a bloody conflagration.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Death toll of Shi'ite Lebanese group up to 22, while the number of Sunni jihadists killed is estimated to be in the hundreds.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Iranian-backed Hezbollah has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's civil war.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Leader of Lebanese Shi'ite organization calls for countrymen to "end their silence and confront the [infidel] threat" posed by Islamic State, Syrian rebel groups.
The Hezbollah leader said that now is the time for mobilization. He called on everyone "who enjoys a reputation of integrity" to contribute.
Senior defense sources discuss the implications of recent losses suffered by the Assad regime.
Senior Hezbollah official: “The biggest loser, however, is Israel, which was betting on ISIS and the Nusra Front to drain Lebanon, the resistance, the people and the Army.”
Syrian sites say the Hezbollah leader is still in a Beirut hospital, under medical supervision and care.
Al-Qaida’s Nusra Front in the Qalamoun region promises to “eradicate” Islamic State “because there is no longer any other option.”
Fighters from pro-Assad Lebanese terror group clash with gunmen from opponents of Damascus regime - Nusra Front.
Both Assad and Hezbollah have been fighting against a Sunni Islamist dominated opposition, which includes various jihadi groups such as al-Qaida’s Nusra Front and Islamic State.
According to Jane’s Defence Weekly, the runway was built in the northern Bekaa Valley, just 10 kilometers south of the Lebanese village of Hermel.
The moderate Sunni bloc is being threatened not only by the Sunni extremists, but also by Hezbollah.
The agreement calls for France to provide Lebanon with warplanes and cruisers. Lebanon is also due to receive armored vehicles, seven helicopters, and light aircraft.
Once thought of as the ‘axis of resistance’ against Israel, Hezbollah's intervention, coupled with ally's brutal siege on Yarmouk, has damaged movement’s popularity among Palestinians from Syria.
By THE MEDIA LINE/HUGO EL-SHAMMAH
The Lebanese newspaper al-Joumhouria reported that the Israeli intelligence agency had recruited the guard’s wife four years ago
Russia's ambassador to Lebanon claims that Syrian government is defending itself with Hezbollah’s help from a “terrorist offensive.”
“The assaults that Hezbollah is committing against Sunnis in Syria are not a secret anymore... Our target at this stage is to attack the Iranian party's strongholds.”
The government of President Bashar Assad has used aircraft in its efforts to quell a rebellion launched by a coalition of secular and religious Sunnis seeking to install a new regime in Damascus.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
As of mid-February, the Tribunal has heard oral testimony from 47 witnesses and has admitted into evidence written statements of 56 others.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Lebanon's security forces carried out a maneuver to counter militants near the border, a mission that, according to a source belonging to the security establishment, may prove to be a prelude to more actions in several hilltop positions around Ras-Baalbek.
UNIFIL officers are quoted by The Daily Star as saying that they believe the Spanish peacekeeper fell victim to the so-called “Hannibal Procedure.”
Kerry: Hariri "stood for peaceful change and the resolution of differences through conversations - not carnage."
Besides the message for the people of Israel and for Netanyahu, the media reports of the joint Mossad-CIA mission also serve Israeli security interests.
Washington Post report says senior Iranian general could also have been killed in joint operation but, the operatives did not have "legal authority to kill him."
Liberman said Israel holds the Lebanese government responsible for any attack executed from Lebanon.
“Today’s development indicates that Hezbollah is more and more expanding its regional schemes against the Lebanese state,” Christian leader Samir Geagea said.
UNIFIL says working with all parties, urging "maximum restraint" to prevent further escalation.
The Arab-language newspaper 'Al-Hayat' quoted Western diplomats as saying that officials in Jerusalem sought to convey the message through indirect channels.
Lebanon's Tourism Minister believes Miss Lebanon has been subject to a racist campaign.
The strike against Hezbollah on the Syrian Golan was a warning to the Iranian proxy not to prepare another front against Israel.
By JONATHAN SPYER
In a segment titled 'War of the Poses' Stewart mocks the idea that Lebanese media was angry with their contestant for posing with Miss Israel.
Mia Khalifa, who grew up in Lebanon, has been the target of many death threats on social media after becoming a top porn star on the web in 2014.
Twitter accounts and blogs affiliated with Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps show photos of soldiers on Israel-Lebanon border.
The alleged spy had frustrated attacks against Israel and held a number of important positions.
Further details of alleged Hezbollah informant for the Mossad are reportedly revealed in the Lebanese media.
Kuwaiti newspaper says arrest of spy known as M.Sh. is seen by Hezbollah as an important achievement.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Moscow’s deputy foreign minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, also met with the leaders of Lebanon’s rival political and sectarian factions.
ZouBisou on Ben Yehuda's first theme night was filled with belly dancing and tasty Arab cusine.
By ARIEL COHEN,ELIA BERGER
A 22-year-old business student and model from Barranquilla, Colombia, was named Miss Universe on Sunday at the annual beauty pageant.
Israel’s supreme interest is to expand the period of time between conflicts and not to narrow it; there is no need to display on every occasion our ability to reap destruction.
By NACHMAN SHAI