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Hezbollah is "almost certain" that the IAF was behind strikes on its forces from Lebanese airspace on Wednesday.
A decade ago, Golani's 51 Battalion became entangled in a deadly firefight with Hezbollah in Bint Jbil; For the first time, communications from that battle surface.
Hezbollah has not confirmed reports of Israel's involvement; Israel has declined to comment.
Meanwhile, The Syrian army declared a ceasefire in several areas around Damascus and the northwestern province of Idlib beginning on Friday evening.
The assassination of Mustafa Badreddine is a blow to Hezbollah's already low morale and is an example of the group's vulnerability.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Mustafa Amine Badreddine was reportedly killed near the Damascus airport. Badreddine is said to be the highest ranking official in the Shi'ite paramilitary group behind the organization's leader.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
If past cases are anything to go by, Hezbollah is doing everything it can to avoid a direct conflict with Israel.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
A CBS News correspondent recounts story of 2008 assassination of Hezbollah’s No. 2 terrorist.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
At the behest of Tehran, the Iranian-backed guerilla force is fighting in Syria to assist the regime of President Bashar Assad, who is fighting to remain in power after three years of civil war.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
The Intelligence Secretariat, or SI, and its 3,000 or so employees report, in theory, to the president. But in practice, it has long operated in a murky world of its own, critics say.
The death toll was one of the highest the group has suffered in a single action since it said it would fight alongside the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The latest revelations about US role in Mughniyeh’s assassination are aimed to demonstrate to Hezbollah that the US is still willing and able to meet Hezbollah’s operatives on this battlefield.
By NADAV POLLACK
The Algerian newspaper Echrouk reported on Saturday that the senior Hezbollah official was disguised as a businessman.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
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