Northern command is practicing direct conflict with Hezbollah fighters in bid to keep its troops on their toes, in wake of what top commanders are calling Hezbollah’s ‘compulsive’ documentation of IDF movements.
By Yoav Zitun
The IDF has recently shown soldiers manning the northern border a peculiar set of pictures – Hezbollah men, in full regalia, armed with proper military equipment, carefully watching and documenting the IDF’s movements.
Training. Lebanese border – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
Seven years after the Second Lebanon War, what seems to be a grievous breach of the UN resolution ending the conflict is for the IDF’s northern commanders a sign of Nasrallah‘s growing boldness. Continue Reading »
Nasrallah boasts that his group sent the UAV that was shot down by the Israeli Air Force.
The head of the Hizbullah terror group, Hassan Nasrallah boasted on Thursday that his group sent a sophisticated unmanned drone over Israel last week, saying the device was built by Iran, AFP reported.
Nasrallah – AFP/File
The Israeli Air Force shot down the drone on Saturday morning after it entered the country’s airspace from the Mediterranean Sea.
“A sophisticated reconnaissance aircraft was sent from Lebanese territory … and travelled hundreds of kilometers over the sea before crossing enemy lines and into occupied Palestine,” Nasrallah said on Hizbullah’s television station Al-Manar. Continue Reading »
Facebook cancelled an online “event” of Hizbullah leader, Hassan Nasrallah’s 52nd birthday celebration.
Facebook cancelled an online “event” on Friday celebrating the fifty-second birthday of Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Lebanese media reported.
According to the Assafir newspaper, around 7,000 users had signed up to “attend” the event with 52 apparent Hizbullah supporters writing on the event’s page extending their birthday wishes.
“Congratulations to us that we were born in a Nasrallah’s era,” one supporter wrote, according to Al-Arabiya. Another, describing himself as a “Hizbullah fighter,” said that, “52 years have passed and Nasrallah has rejected oppression…and stayed as banner of victory.” Continue Reading »
Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah calls on the abductors of the Lebanese pilgrims in Syria to address their grievances directly with him.
Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that the abductors of the Lebanese pilgrims in Syria should address their grievances directly with him, and not through kidnapping innocent people.
Nasrallah addresses supporters via video - Reuters
“If your problem is with me, there are lots of ways to resolve it. We can resolve it any way you want, whether through war or through love and peace,” Nasrallah was quoted by NOW Lebanon as having said during speech televised in commemoration of late Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini. Continue Reading »
Hizballah’s masters in Tehran were dismayed to find their leadership had fallen into hostile hands – and practically under the nose of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The first group of eleven was captured May 22 in a bus heading home through Aleppo from a pilgrimage to Iran. The second episode sent shock waves rolling as far as Tehran and the Al Qods Brigades command. debkafile’s military and intelligence sources reveal that still unidentified commandos, guided apparently by precise intelligence, this week commandeered a Hizballah vehicle driving through Syria and captured five top-ranking Hizballah officers. A sixth escaped. Upon reaching Beirut, he reported the officers were being held hostage by the SFA. Continue Reading »
Hezbollah leader meets top Islamist group figures in Lebanon; according to local newspaper, they claimed Israel instigated latest round of violence in south to gauge terrorists’ readiness to take part in regional conflict
Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah met with senior Hamas figures on Monday to discuss regional developments, Lebanese newspaper Al-Sapir reported.
Hassan Nasrallah - Photo: EPA
According to the report, published Wednesday, Hamas’ delegation was headed by Deputy Politburo Chief Moussa Abu Marzouk. The meeting in Lebanon focused on the latest round of violence between Israel and Gaza, the uprising in Syria and the Muslim Brotherhood’s ties to Hezbollah and Iran. Continue Reading »
OPINION: With Iran and Assad sinking, Lebanese terror group faces existential concerns
With Iran plummeting and Assad sinking, Hezbollah is also going down. The days of its intoxication with power are gone. The Shiite axis is fighting for its life and Hezbollah has become the most hated organization in the Arab world. Those betting on the Syrian president, who butchers with no mercy, are crushing along with him.
One need not get excited about the speeches delivered by Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah; these are almost comic speeches, portraying the organization as stable and aggressive. Yet does he really think that Israel’s public opinion buys into his statements as it did in the past? Continue Reading »