NORTHERN SHIELD

Operation Northern Shield was launched by Israel to expose and destroy attack tunnels of the terrorist group Hezbollah. The tunnels, which stretched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, were created with the intention of cutting off northern Israeli communities, including the city of Metullah.

Fifth Hezbollah tunnel located and destroyed by IDF.

IDF destroys fifth attack tunnel crossing from Lebanon into Israel

"The IDF views the Lebanese government as responsible for the digging of the tunnels and for the consequences of its action," the IDF said.

26/12/2018

IDF reveals location of fourth Hezbollah tunnel

Military confirms tunnel discovered on Sunday poses no threat to residents.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks ahead of UNSC on Hezbollah

Netanyahu ahead of U.N. debate: Hezbollah puts all of Lebanon at risk

Netanyahu spoke ahead of the UN Security Council debate later in the day about the discovery of Hezbollah’s terror tunnels along the Israeli-Lebanese border.

19/12/2018

Netanyahu: Strong economy critical for Israeli military might

"The IDF is the only army that is fighting the Iranian army in the world, and now we are seeing great successes."

19/12/2018
A whole drilled into the ground by the IDF as part of Operation Northern Shield, leading to a Hezbol

Watch: See new footage inside Hezbollah attack tunnel discovered by IDF

The IDF on Tuesday said Hezbollah has worked to block some of its cross-border attack tunnels

IDF discovers an additional Hezbollah tunnel entering Israel from Lebanon, Operation Northern Shield

'Israel urged U.S. to pressure Lebanon to help destroy Hezbollah tunnels'

Unnamed Israeli sources claimed that Russia instructed Beirut to solve the issue of Hezbollah terror tunnels crossing into Israel.

18/12/2018
Israeli soldiers set up barbed wire before a confrontation broke out between IDF and Lebanese armed

Lebanese forces draw weapons at IDF soldiers operating along Blue Line

Captured on film, UNIFIL troops are seen working to deescalate situation.

IDF discovers the third tunnel since the announcement of Operation Northern Shield from Lebanon.

IDF uncovers fourth Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnel

Army says no risk to residents, investigating passage route.

Netanyahu: Matteo Salvini is ‘great friend of Israel’

“We think UNIFIL has to do a stronger job, tougher job, but ultimately it's the responsibility of the international community."

12/12/2018
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, on June 2

Italy's minister: 'Hezbollah’s tunnels not meant for shopping sprees'

“There is a clear threat from the north,” he said. “I repeat my condition, those who want peace, need to support and defend Israel.”

11/12/2018
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