Lebannon

New Tension On Lebanon Border

Hezbollah seen as possible provocateur in clash between Israeli and Lebanese armies, but larger conflict seen unlikely as peace talks near.

08/04/2010
Staff Writer

Hezbollah may have instigated the most serious border clash between Israeli and Lebanese troops in four years Tuesday, a skirmish that killed one Israeli soldier and four Lebanese. But one Middle East expert believes the conflict is not likely to escalate.

Israeli medics carry an IDF soldier wounded in border clashes Tuesday with Lebanese forces.  Getty Images
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