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Israel destroys largest, deepest and most sophisticated Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:05pm 5/30/2019 at 7:05pm

In early December 2018, Israel launched “Operation Northern Shield,” the effort to locate and destroy Hezbollah cross-border tunnels along the Lebanese border in northern Israel.

There were many dramatic videos of the operation, including that moment when Hezbollah operatives on the Lebanese side came face-to-face with an Israeli surveillance camera inserted into...

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Hamas launched a cyberattack during rocket barrage, so Israel blew up their cyber command center

https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-says-it-thwarted-a-hamas-cyber-attack-during-weekend-battle/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:00am 5/6/2019 at 11:00am
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There appears to be a ceasefire, or at least pause in fighting, in the current Gaza conflict.

Hamas and Iranian-controlled Islamic Jihad launched over 600 rockets killing several Israeli civilians. The rockets were launched mostly from civilian locations in Gaza towards civilian locations in Israel.

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Israel kills key Hamas commander responsible for Iranian funding, as Palestinian rocket barrage continues

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 10:00am 5/5/2019 at 10:00am
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The Palestinian rocket barrage on Israeli civilian communities continues unabated today. In all, over 500 rockets have been fired on Israeli cities and towns, causing at least four Israeli civilian deaths.

Homes and the maternity ward of a hospital have been hit, among other civilian locations in Israel. Hamas and Islamic Jihad...

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Prelude to war? Palestinian terrorists fire hundreds of rockets at Israel from and to civilian areas

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 7:30pm 5/4/2019 at 7:30pm
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Are we on the verge of another Gaza war?

If so, it will start the same way the last one, in 2014, started — with relentless and massive Palestinian rocket fire into Israeli cities and towns, from locations among civilians in Gaza.

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After 37 years, body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/14/2019 at 2:00pm
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Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War.

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Israel uncovers 6th and largest Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Israel’s Operation Northern Shield continues to uncover Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from Lebanese civilian areas under the border into northern Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to surprise Israel in the next war by infiltrating special Hezbollah commando units who have been tasked with capturing an Israeli town or border community....

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NY Times concludes Israel did not intentionally shoot medic Rouzan al-Najjar

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/30/world/middleeast/gaza-medic-israel-shooting.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 9:30am 12/30/2018 at 9:30am
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/30/world/middleeast/gaza-medic-israel-shooting.html

Rouzan al-Najjar was a female Palestinian medic who died of a bullet wound during violent protests near the Gaza-Israel border.

As we have documented dozens of times, those protests are organized and manipulated by Hamas and other terror groups, who plant their military members in the crowds under cover of burning tires....

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VIDEO: Hezbollah terrorists sent scrambling when Israel floods attack tunnels with concrete slurry

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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As part of the continuing battle to neutralize Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces has release a lot of interesting graphics, images and video.

Perhaps my favorite was That moment a Hezbollah terrorist comes face-to-face with an IDF camera in an attack tunnel:

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Israel finds and destroys 5th Hezbollah attack tunnel

https://twitter.com/IDF/status/1078004477951688704
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/26/2018 at 5:00pm
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Israel continues to rollout Hezbollah attack tunnel discoveries, each to much fanfare for the media and diplomats.

Although Israeli likely knows about almost all the tunnels, it waits a few days between discoveries in order to maximize the exposure and keep the news cycle going.

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Israel begins destroying Hezbollah attack tunnels

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 12/22/2018 at 9:00pm
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Hezbollah has constructed numerous attack tunnels from civilian villages in southern Lebanon across the border into Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to provide a way to surprise Israel in the next war by quickly infiltrating large numbers of terrorists to capture Israeli towns near the border. This would serve both...

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Israel uncovers 4th Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/16/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Israel Defense Forces has uncovered at 4th attack tunnel built by Hezbollah across the Lebanese border into Israel.

Israel is using the discovery and demolition of the tunnels to put political and diplomatic pressure on Hezbollah and Iran. International diplomats and political visitors are taken to the area where Israel...

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AUDIO: What Hezbollah tunnel digging sounds like

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/10/2018 at 8:30pm
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Israel continues Operation Northern Shield, to uncover and destroy attack tunnels dug by Hezbollah from Lebanaon across the border into northern Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to allow Hezbollah to infiltrate into Israel in case of war, and to seize Israeli territory for a big propaganda win. We covered the...

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Anti-Semitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign can be defeated when local pro-Israel groups respond quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/9/2018 at 6:30pm

Anti-Israel activists thrive in darkness. On campuses and municipalities, they spend months and sometimes years planning attacks on Israel that are often unveiled only at the last second, leaving Israel advocates scrambling.

That is unfolding with a vile antisemitic campaign called “Deadly Exchange,” which seeks to blame Israel and American Jewish groups...

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Israel reveals discovery of third Hezbollah attack tunnel from Lebanon

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:20pm 12/8/2018 at 9:20pm

Hezbollah had an extensive program to built attack tunnels capable of transferring large numbers of terrorists into northern Israel in a short amount of time.

The project, if ever used in war, would have allowed Hezbollah to score a short-term military, and long-term propaganda, victory by seizing towns and territory within Israel....

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Israeli Report: Hezbollah tunnel terrorist “trained with Mexican drug cartels near the United States border”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:40pm 12/6/2018 at 6:40pm
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Israel is in the process of uncovering even more Hezbollah tunnels under the border from Lebanon.

A key part of this campaign is to win international diplomatic pressure on Lebanon and Hezbollah.

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Israel launches Operation Northern Shield to destroy Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnels

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/4/2018 at 8:30pm
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We have covered many examples of Hamas attack tunnels from Gaza crossing into southern Israel being discovered and destroyed.

While there have long been rumors that Hezbollah was constructing tunnels under the border with Lebanon in the North, such reports were based mostly on the logic of Hezbollah’s tactics. Hezbollah has been...

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That moment a Hezbollah terrorist comes face-to-face with an IDF camera in an attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 6:02pm 12/4/2018 at 6:02pm
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Israel has uncovered and is in the process of destroying attack tunnels drilled by terrorist group Hezbollah in southern Lebanon under the border into Israel.

We will have more on this in a separate post.

But this video released by the Israel Defense Forces is worthy of a separate post. It shows a...

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