Tag Archive for Hezbollah

Israel: IDF will destroy Lebanese infrastructure if Hezbollah attacks

IDF goes on high-alert after Israel’s Defense Minister orders his generals to prepare plans that ‘neutralize’ Lebanese infrastructure in a quick-response retaliatory strike should Hezbollah, now a major party in Lebanon’s government, fulfill its vow to attack Israel.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on Thursday ordered the IDF to prepare a response targeting Lebanon, in case Hezbollah harms IDF soldiers or Israeli citizens, Israel Hayom reported.

According to the report, the IDF was ordered to destroy Lebanon’s infrastructure in the case of a Hezbollah attack on Israel.

Hezbollah fighters hold flags as they attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi in Tefahta village, south Lebanon.

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Tense hour in Northern Israel: 3 Hezbollah terrorist killed attempting attack

Cleared for Publication: Squad of Hezbollah terrorists chased back into Lebanese territory after IDF forces catch them attempting to infiltrate Israel to extract revenge for death of operative killed in Syrian weapons’ depot missile attack.
– Terrorists reportedly killed; IDF soldiers & Israeli civilians safe & sound.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

At least three terrorists (maybe 4) from Hezbollah attempted to infiltrate Israeli territory from Lebanon Monday afternoon, the IDF has cleared for publication.

Watching Lebanon’s border near Har Dov. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

IDF spotters observed the terrorists in the midst of the infiltration attempt and called combat soldiers to the scene. Continue Reading »

IDF reinforces troops on Lebanese border following Hezbollah threats

IDF’s spokesperson reports the military is increasing infantry troops in the North after Asharq al-Awsat newspaper quoted Iran-backed group admitting they plan to retaliate for the Hezbollah fighter’s death during the alleged Israeli attack in Damascus on Monday.

By Daniel Salami

 

The Israeli military said Thursday it was reinforcing the country’s northern border with infantry troops after the Hezbollah terror group threatened to retaliate for the killing of one of its fighters in an alleged IDF raid in Syria earlier this week.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said the additional deployment is done “in accordance with the situational assessment” and that life of local farmers and holidaymakers is not expected to be affected. Continue Reading »

UNCOVERED: Israel arrests 10 Palestinians in Iranian terror plot

Released for publication: Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it foiled the plans of an Iranian and Hezbollah run Palestinian terror cell, working under the guise of a PA humanitarian aid agency, to kidnap an IDF soldier in order to force the release of jailed Palestinian terrorists.

By Yoav Zitun

 

Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank, officials from the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday.

The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF prevented terror attacks planned for the West Bank, the officials said. Continue Reading »

Iran threatens Germany for outlawing the Hezbollah terrorist group

Saying Berlin caved to Zionist and American pressure, Iran slammed Germany’s ban on Hezbollah’s activities saying, “The German government must face the negative consequences of its decision in the fight against real terrorist groups in the region.”

By Elad Benari

 

Iran on Friday slammed Germany’s ban on the activities of the Hezbollah terrorist organization on its soil, saying it would face consequences for its decision to “give in to Israeli and US pressure.”

In a statement quoted by AFP, Iran’s foreign ministry said the ban ignores “realities in West Asia”.

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Syrian Report: IDF gunships fired missiles at Hezbollah in Golan Heights

Syrian media reported that on Thursday night, the second attack within a week, Israeli helicopters from Israel’s side of the Golan Heights, launched an air strike on Hezbollah targets in the Quneitra region.

By Elad Benari

 

Syrian television reported on Thursday night that Israeli aircraft attacked several targets in southern Syria with missiles.

A radio station affiliated with the Syrian regime said that the attack had taken place in the Quneitra area. There were no reports of injuries, only of damage to property.

UN base outside of Quneitra, Golan Heights – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The Iranian channel Al-Alam in also reported an Israeli attack in the area. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Israeli drone hits Hezbollah vehicle in Syria

Foreign pro-Syrian sources say the Iran-backed passengers escaped the car before it was destroyed by an Israeli drone; Sky News Arabia reported the vehicle was carrying a Hezbollah commander belonging to the Lebanese terror group near Syria-Lebanon border.

By Daniel Salami

 

An Israeli drone targeted a car carrying forces from Iran-backed Hezbollah in Syria near the Lebanese border, a commander in the pro-Damascus regional alliance and a security source said.

The sources said there were no casualties, with the passengers escaping before the car was hit and destroyed.

The Israeli made Hermes 900 drone – Photo courtesy/  Elbit Systems

Sky News Arabia reported the targeted vehicle was carrying a commander belonging to the Lebanese terror group. Continue Reading »

Israeli woman indicted on spying for Hezbollah

The young 25 yr-old woman is charged with taking military photographs for [Hezbollah] terrorist group, aiding a terror organization, espionage and spying.

By i24NEWS

 

A 25-year-old as-yet-unnamed Israeli woman has been accused of spying for the Lebanese Shiite-Islamist terrorist group, Hezbollah.

The Central District Attorney’s Office cleared some of the details of the case for publication Monday. According to a report on Israeli news site Arutz 7, the court in the central city of Lod, charged the Israeli female civilian with “contact with a foreign agent, handing information to an enemy with the intent to harm the State of Israel’s security, and providing a service to a terrorist organization.” Continue Reading »

IDF resumes underground defense system on northern border with Lebanon

To counter Iranian funded Hezbollah attack tunnels into Israel, the IDF notified the UN that a state-of-the-art border barrier, designed to also detect underground digging from Lebanon, will be constructed on Israel’s side of the border.

By Adi Hashmonai, News Agencies, Israel Hayom Staff

 

The military on Sunday said it began construction of an underground defense system Sunday along its northern frontier with Lebanon to protect against cross-border tunnels.

The infrastructure project will identify underground acoustic and seismic activity indicating tunnel digging, accompanied by other defensive measures, said IDF Spokesman in English Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus. Continue Reading »

Pompeo praises Colombia, Honduras, Guatemala for blacklisting Hezbollah

Addressing Hizbollah’s activities in Central, South America, the US Secretary of State praised Colombia, Honduras, and Guatemala for designating the Iran-backed Hizbollah as a terrorist organization.

By Elad Benari

 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday praised Colombia, Honduras and Guatemala which designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

In a post on Twitter, Pompeo wrote that Hezbollah “and other transnational terrorist groups remain active in the region. The US continues to rally international support to counter these threats.”

Mike Pompeo speaking to rally outside the US Capitol. – Photo: Wikimedia,Mark Taylor

The three countries designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in the context of the regional anti-terrorism conference currently being held in the Colombian capital of Bogota. Continue Reading »

IDF chief speaks on objectives for Israel’s next major war

Analysis: IDF Chief of Staff’s speech contained specific warnings, not only to Israelis, but also threats aimed at Hamas, Hezbollah, Lebanon and even Iran, in an attempt to convey that in the next conflict that Israel is forced into will include intense, devastating fire.

By Gal Perl Finkel

 

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday that the Israeli army is preparing vigorously for a military campaign.

His lecture at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya seemed to be aimed at both the ears of Israeli citizens and the ears of Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas.

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Hizbollah runs guns, drugs, finances terrorism with impunity in Germany

Not much is done about a 2019 Hamburg intelligence agency report of over 1000 members of Hezbollah who “use Germany as a place for drug trafficking, trade in stolen cars and money laundering. The implications of the group for the drug business are well documented,” as they have links to 30 mosques and cultural centers throughout the country.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

The Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah uses a center in Berlin as well as other locations across Germany to recruit members and raise funds for terrorism and weapons purchases, according to a report by the Berlin-based Tagesspiegel newspaper.

Tagesspiegel on Saturday published a detailed exposé on how the Lebanese terrorist organization uses Germany for “money generated” illicit activities and those funds are “used for arms purchases and for financing attacks.” Continue Reading »

Twitter acquiesces to Congressional threats, closes Hamas/Hezbollah accounts

All Hamas-affiliated Twitter accounts in Arabic, French, English and Spanish were suspended with no prior notice, just as the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Manar TV claimed that most of its Twitter accounts were closed.

By TZVI JOFFRE, JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

 

Twitter has suspended all Hamas-affiliated accounts, according to media reports.

The move came at the same time as the Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Manar TV claimed that most of its Twitter accounts had been suspended by the platform on Saturday.

The move “appeared” to be Twitter yielding to “political pressure” after a bipartisan group of US lawmakers accused Twitter last week of violating US law in allowing content from US-designated terrorist groups to appear on the micro-blogging site. Continue Reading »

IRGC Commander’s bravado: “Iran has encircled Israel from all four sides.”

With boundless bluster and bravado, the haughty IRGC Deputy Commander for Operations, Abbas Nilforoushan takes to their local radio with further warnings against those that would attack Iranian forces, claiming, “Israel lacks strategic depth.”

By ROSSELLA TERCATIN

 

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards top commander threatened Israel, warning against an Israeli attack on Iran, Radio Farda reported on Saturday.

“If Israel makes a strategic mistake, it has to collect bits and pieces of Tel Aviv from the lower depths of the Mediterranean Sea,” IRGC Deputy Commander for Operations Abbas Nilforoushan said in an interview with the IRGC’s Tasnim news agency, as reported by the US-funded Iranian branch of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Hezbollah threatens to kill 2-3 Israelis within 72 hours

A Kuwaiti newspaper reported that the Hezbollah kingpin, Hassan Nasrallah, who has promised to retaliate for alleged ‘Israeli’ attacks, aims to kill 2-3 Israelis within the next 3 days.
– WATCH: 
Naftali Bennett explains necessity of pre-empting steps taken to destroy Israel.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Hezbollah plans to retaliate for attacks it believes were perpetrated by Israel within 72 hours, Kuwait’s Al Rai newspaper reported.

According to the “Opposition Force” sources, Hezbollah is aiming to exact a price similar to the one it paid, by taking the lives of two or three Israelis.

Quoting Al Rai‘s report, Walla! Continue Reading »