Hezbollah Is 'Emboldened'

Tensions in north, not Iran, now seen as country’s most pressing problem.

04/28/2015 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spent the last few months focusing the world’s attention on the threat of the Iran nuclear program, but in recent days many Israeli analysts and officials have suggested that Israel’s most immediate threat actually comes from Iran’s proxy in Lebanon: Hezbollah.

Israeli soldiers stand guard near Quneitra on the Israel-Syria border. Getty Images

In Indirect Message, Hezbollah Asks Israel To Avoid Escalation

01/28/2015 - 19:00

Tel Aviv — Hezbollah has sent a message to Israel requesting that the sides avoid an escalation of tensions on the Israel-Lebanon border.

2 Soldiers Dead, 7 Wounded As Hezbollah Hits Israeli Tank

01/27/2015 - 19:00

Tel Aviv — Two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven were wounded when a Hezbollah anti-tank missile struck an Israeli patrol on the Israel-Lebanon border.

Reports: Israel Fired Missiles On Syrian Village Killing Five Hezbollah Members

01/18/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — An Israeli helicopter has fired two missiles on the Syrian village of Quneitra in the Golan Heights, Lebanese media is reporting.

‘Ticking Time Bomb’

Farming communities near Lebanon wary of Hezbollah tunnels, though tense calm prevails.

12/16/2014 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Zarit, Israel — The winding mountain roads leading to the eastern sector of Israel’s border with Lebanon were crawling with army forces on Monday: teams of soldiers in combat gear camped out at the entrance to villages as convoys of vehicles plied the highways.

Koby Cohen, a deputy security chief of the border town of Zarit. Joshua Mitnick/JW

Israeli Terrorism Expert: New Beirut Blast Further Tie To Syria Civil War

01/02/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

A car bomb exploded in Hezbollah’s southern Beirut stronghold yesterday, reportedly killing five and injuring at least 20 in what an Israeli terrorism expert said is further evidence that the civil war in Syria is spilling over into Lebanon.

After Rocket Fire From Lebanon, Israeli Planes Strike Near Beirut

08/22/2013 - 20:00

Israel Air Force bombers launched a pinpoint strike near Beirut in response to rocket fire.

U.S. Shuts Embassies In Israel, Elsewhere

08/03/2013 - 20:00

Israel is among a number of Middle Eastern and Muslim nations where the United States plans to shut its embassies on Aug. 4 in the face of a terrorist threat.

Director Ziad Doueri "The Attack"

Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Director Ziad Doueiri about his new film "The Attack," a mystery, political thriller and a love story. An Israeli-Arab doctor, devastated by his wife's death in a terrorist attack, uncovers her startling secret.

New Evidence Ties Hezbollah To Burgas Terror Blast, Says Bulgaria

06/19/2013 - 20:00

Bulgaria claims it has previously undisclosed evidence that further implicates Hezbollah in a deadly terrorist attack last year on Bulgarian soil, JTA has learned.

A Bulgarian representative to the European Union said Wednesday that investigators have discovered that a Hezbollah operative was the owner of a printer used to produce fake documents that facilitated the July 19 bombing of a bus filled with Israeli tourists in Burgas. Five Israelis and their Bulgarian driver were killed in the attack.

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