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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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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

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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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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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Hezbollah used mentally ill Lebanese man to probe Israeli border and electric fences

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 6:30pm 2/17/2018 at 6:30pm

On Tuesday February 13 the Israeli army repatriated a mentally unstable Lebanese man after he infiltrated Israel by crossing the border fence over the weekend.

According to multiple Israeli media reports, the Lebanese national was detained after allegedly being coerced by members of the Hezbollah terror group, who threatened to have him...

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10 years ago today *someone* blew up Hezbollah terror mastermind Imad Mughniyeh

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:00am 2/12/2018 at 9:00am

Imad Mughniyeh (also spelled Mughniyah) was the most deadly, notorious and elusive Hezbollah terrorist, responsible for killing more Americans in terror attacks than anyone else prior to 9/11. Mughniyeh was behind just about every Hezbollah terror attack.

His terror credits included the 1983 Beirut Marine and Embassy bombings, the capture and torture...

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Saudi Arabia Asked Citizens to Leave Lebanon ASAP as Tensions Escalate

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 10:00am 11/10/2017 at 10:00am
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Last weekend, Saudi Arabia began an “anti-corruption” purge as a way to consolidate power for the future leader.

While that received a lot of attention, something slipped through the cracks. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned from his post during a trip to Saudi Arabia, “citing the destructive role of Iran and...

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Lebanon Officially Bans Wonder Woman After Group Complains of Israeli-Born Lead

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/31/2017 at 5:30pm
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Well, Lebanon has officially banned the movie Wonder Woman after a group called Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel (CBSI) urged the government to do so since Israeli-born Gal Gadot stars as the lead. From USA Today:

While no official reason was given for the ban, the Associated Press reports that the...

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Hezbollah on the Verge of Bankruptcy, Intel Assessments Suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/2/2017 at 2:30pm
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Lebanon-based terrorist outfit Hezbollah is in the middle of a financial crisis, recent intelligence assessments reveal. “Tehran’s vassal is on the verge of bankruptcy,” leading German newspaper Die Welt reported citing Western intelligence sources. Despite a steady flow of funding from Iran, the “Party of Allah,” as the terrorist group is called...

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Reports: Hezbollah killed its own second in command, Mustafa Badreddine

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:10pm 4/11/2017 at 6:10pm
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On May 13, 2016, we reported on the death of Mustafa Badreddine at an airport in Syria, Another top Hezbollah commander killed – but who dunnit?

There have been a series of assinations of top Hezbollah commanders in the recent past, including Imad Mughniyeh (mastermind of almost all attacks on Israel and the...

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Israel: If Hezbollah unleashes its huge missile arsenal, Lebanon is toast

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 9:00pm 6/16/2016 at 9:00pm
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We know that media outrage and exaggeration, combined with biased anti-Israel Non-Governmental Organizations and U.N. agencies, form a strategic asset for terrorist groups like Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon.

The international reaction to Israeli self-defense measures ignores actual international legal standards, and substitutes completely politicized measures, such as “disproportionality.” That...

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