Tag Archive for Hezbollah missiles

Former Syrian General tells Europeans: Hezbollah has Chemical Weapons

According to General al-Saqit, in Paris he warned European government representatives that, “The Syrian army and the militias supporting it carry out daily attacks on the [civilian] population, which uses chlorine gas. Only yesterday there was such an attack.”

By GIDEON KOUTS / MAARIV

 

Iran is building and testing short- to medium-range missiles armed with chemical warheads in Syria, former Syrian general Zuhair al-Saqit told [The Jerusalem Post‘s sister publication] Maariv. Al-Saqit, who heads the Center for the Detection and Monitoring of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Belgium, also said that Iran’s Lebanon-based proxy Hezbollah is in possession of chemical weapons, mostly handed to it by the Assad regime in order to hide their existence from international monitors. Continue Reading »

Arab Repots: Israeli fighter jets strike hit Hezbollah arms convoy headed to Lebanon

 

Israel’s TV2 cites Arab media reporting IAF strikes on the Syrian-Lebanese border that had direct hits on a number of vital Hezbollah positions.

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

Israeli Air Force fighter jets struck a weapons convoy headed into the hands of Hezbollah fighters in Syria, Channel 2 citing Arab media sources reported Tuesday.

While Iran ‘Smooth Talks’ Obama, They’re Smuggling Precision Missiles to Hezbollah

Top Iranian colonel in missile defense system says Teheran is upgrading warheads allowing Hezbollah pinpoint accuracy in attacking Israel.

By Ari Yashar

 

A senior Israeli security source revealed on Tuesday that Iran is smuggling rockets souped-up with advanced guided warheads to its terror proxy of Hezbollah in Lebanon, posing a direct threat to the Jewish state of Israel from right over its northern border.

Col. Aviram Hasson, a leader in the IDF’s top-level missile defenses, brought up the threat at the Israel Air and Missile Defense Conference held in Herzliya, an event hosted by the iHLS (Israel’s homeland security) defense website and the Israel Missile Defense Association.
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After attack, PM Netanyahu warns Hezbollah: Don’t test Israel

Israel’s Prime Minister says, ‘IDF is prepared to act strongly on all fronts’.
Defense Minister Ya’alon says, ‘we will respond forcefully and with determination’.

Ynet

 

Prime Minister Netanyahu warned Israel’s opponents in the north to take the summer war with Gaza as an example of the magnitude of IDF retaliation for Wednesday attack, which saw Hezbollah forces wound four IDF soldiers in an attack on northern Israel.

“At this moment, the IDF is responding to events in the north. To everyone who is trying to challenge us at the northern border, I recommend for them look what happened there, not far from the city of Sderot, in Gaza. Continue Reading »

7 IDF soldiers Injured After IDF Vehicle Hit by Hezbollah Antitank Missile

Hezbollah fires Mortar shells at IDF outposts and antitank missile hits an IDF vehicle in the Golan, in escalation.
• There are casualties and the IDF artillery is returning fire.

By Gil Ronen

 

An antitank missile has been fired at an IDF vehicle from the Har Dov area (Shebaa Farms) in a Hezbollah ambush Wednesday morning, and there are reportedly seven casualties, who are receiving treatment.

Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for the attack, through journalist Rassan Ben Jiddo, who is close to the terrorist militia.

ZAKA emergency services initially said that three people were hurt.

The IDF spokesman said that an antitank missile was fired at an IDF vehicle that was moving along the border. 

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Iran reports supplying Hezbollah missiles capable of striking Dimona

Senior Revolutionary Guard official boasts of supplying Hezbollah with Fateh-110 missiles, having a range of up to 350 kilometers, capable of striking Israel’s nuclear reactor in Dimona.

By Roi Kais

 

Iran supplied Hezbollah with missiles capable of reaching the nuclear reactor in Dimona, semi-official Fars News Agency reported. The Fateh (Conqueror) model missile – carrying a 500 kilogram warhead and flying at up to 4,500 kph – has a range of 250 to 350 kilometers.

Iranian weapons expo

Iranian weapons expo

Ynet’s defense expert Ron Ben-Yishai noted that the Iranian missiles are considered to be more accurate than previous models. The missiles made their way to Hezbollah through Tehran’s ally, Syria. Continue Reading »

Lebanese daily post before & after satellite photos of alleged IAF strike

 

Lebanese paper publishes satellite images of reported arms depot in Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon and images photographed 10 days after alleged Israeli airstrike showing scorched earth.

By Ynet

 

Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star published photos on Friday that reportedly show a Hezbollah arms storage facility in the Bekka Valley before and after it was allegedly bombed by Israel two months ago.

The Google Earth satellite images from March 6, ten days after the alleged Israeli strike, reportedly show scorched earth and possible traces of a building that was, until recently, at the side of a dirt road south of the town of Janta. Continue Reading »

After threat from terrorist group, Jerusalem warns Lebanon to control Hezbollah

 

Lebanon lodges formal protest with UN over alleged Israeli attack claiming airstrike on (smuggled Hezbollah advanced) missile system is a serious violation of 2006 ceasefire agreement.

By Roi Kais

 

Israel is treating Hezbollah’s threat to retaliate to an alleged Israeli airstrike from last Monday seriously.

S-300 anti-air missile system mounted on a trailer [Archive] – Photo: Reuters

S-300 anti-air missile system (launcher) mounted on a trailer [Archive] – Photo: Reuters

The Lebanese paper Al Nahar reported that Israel has raised its level of alertness along the border and have sent the Lebanese government a message according to which it views it as responsible for any retaliation launched by Hezbollah from Lebanon. Continue Reading »

Iranian general: Hezbollah can pinpoint missile targets anywhere in Israel

Iran commander: Hezbollah’s missiles have “improved so tremendously in recent years that it can hit & destroy any target in the occupied lands with very little inaccuracy,”

 

 

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Lebanese militant Shiite movement Hezbollah has dramatically improved its missile capabilities and can now pinpoint targets anywhere in Israel, a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said Saturday.

General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division (file photo)

General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division – Press TV file photo

Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the head of the Guard’s aerospace division, said Israelis will see Hezbollah’s new might should a war break out. Continue Reading »

WSJ Reports: Hezbollah smuggles advanced anti-ship missile system into Lebanon