Timeline: Recent Hezbollah plots against Israel

Since bombing-death of its military commander Imad Mughniyeh, the Shi'ite Lebanese group has attempted 7 attacks.

By
February 13, 2012 23:07
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah 390 (R). (photo credit: REUTERS/ Ahmad Shalha)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

• February 12, 2008 – A bomb explodes in downtown Damascus killing Hezbollah’s military commander Imad Mughniyeh. Hezbollah and Iran blame Mossad for carrying out the attack.

• May 2008 – Azerbaijan security authorities arrest Lebanese and Iranian nationals plotting to bomb the Israeli Embassy in Baku.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


• April 2009 – Hezbollah spy network uncovered in Egypt plotting to bomb targets in Cairo as well as at tourist locations in Sinai frequented by Israeli tourists.

• August 2009 – Plot to attack Jewish and Israeli targets in Turkey thwarted. Possible targets included Israeli airliner and local Jewish community centers.

• February 2011 – Israel closes four embassies amid intelligence alerts of imminent Hezbollah attacks.

• January 2012 – Thailand arrests Lebanese national and Hezbollah operative suspected of planning attack against Israeli Embassy in Bangkok.

Suspect leads authorities to warehouse filled with more than four tons of urea fertilizer and tens of liters of liquid ammonium nitrate, known bombmaking materials.

JPOST VIDEOS THAT MIGHT INTEREST YOU:


• January 2012 – Azerbaijan foils plot to assassinate Israeli ambassador and local rabbis.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

idf hebron
August 22, 2014
Palestinians throw Molotov cocktail at IDF checkpoint in Hebron

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, TOVAH LAZAROFF