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More of Nasrallah’s bravado & bluster: ‘Hezbollah is stronger than the IDF’

From his secret, fortified subterranean bunker where Hassan Nasrallah has been hiding from the IDF since 2006, the Hezbollah leader delivered a speech marking the 12th anniversary of Second Lebanon War, boasting to his followers that, “Hezbollah is stronger than the Israeli army.”

By Elad Benari


Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday claimed that “Hezbollah is stronger than the Israeli army”.

“We will soon celebrate a victory on Syrian soil,” said the head of the Lebanon-based terrorist group in a televised speech marking the 12th anniversary of the Second Lebanon War, while claiming that Israel has been “deterred” since being “defeated” by Hezbollah in 2006. Continue Reading »

Nasrallah: Hezbollah stronger now than before 2nd Lebanon War


Shi’ite group head says he’s not seeking war with Israel, but warns that if Israel attacks Lebanon, it risks a powerful response from Hezbollah.

By and Reuters


Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warned in a speech Saturday that the Shi’ite group is stronger, more skilled and better-equipped than it was before the Second Lebanon War, but stressed that he does not intend to initiate an attack on Israel or be dragged into a war.

A Syrian refugee girl holds pictures of Syria's President Assad and Hezbollah leader Nasrallah

A Syrian refugee girl holds pictures of Syria’s President Bashar Assad and Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, southern Lebanon, March 18, 2014. – Photo: Reuters

However, Nasrallah, whose speech was broadcast to supporters via a television link from a secret location in South Lebanon, warned of a harsh response if Israel tried to attack Hezbollah or Lebanon. Continue Reading »

Knesset honors Michael Levin fallen US-born IDF soldier

Philadelphia native Levin, fell while bravely fighting during the Second Lebanon War.

The Knesset and Defense Ministry will honor the memory of American-born IDF soldier Michael Levin in its Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars ceremony on Sunday night.
Michael Levin

Michael Levin – Photo: Courtesy Lone Soldier Center

Short documentary videos will be combined with songs and poetry readings about the fallen.

Levin immigrated to Israel from Philadelphia in 2002 and joined the Paratroop Brigade. He fought in the Second Lebanon War, cutting short a vacation to the US to rejoin his comrades.

On August 21, 2006, a Hezbollah sniper killed Levin in the southern Lebanese village of Ayta a-Shayeb.

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