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“Hezbollah’s provocation on Saturday can be viewed as a warning to Israel and energy companies that it has the capability of disrupting gas and oil extractions in the disputed area by military means”

FDD’S LONG WAR JOURNAL Hezbollah Drones Shot Down by IDF Near Disputed Gas Field Joe Truzman July 3, 2022 On Saturday afternoon three Hezbollah drones were shot down by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) after they approached Israel’s economic waters. … Continue reading

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Senior delegation of German Bundestag Defense Committee visited the Lebanese border, where members were briefed on threats posed by Hezbollah

JNS Germany interested in possibility of buying Arrow 3, UAVs from Israel Yaakov Lappin April 1, 2022 Germany is interested in the possibility of purchasing air- and missile-defense systems, in addition to unmanned aerial vehicles, from the State of Israel, … Continue reading

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The Lebanese are making it clear that they do not want Hamas — or any other Palestinian group — to drag them into another war with Israel.

GATESTONE Lebanon: Do Not Let the Palestinians Destroy Our Country by Khaled Abu Toameh December 29, 2021 It appears that the Palestinians are determined to continue their fight against Israel until the last Arab. For decades, the Palestinians have used … Continue reading

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“It will start without warning. And the consequences are likely to be enormous”

TABLET MAG The Next Lebanon War by Matti Friedman September 9, 2021 …What’s different this summer is that some of the important changes on the Lebanese side have become easier to see. Lebanon has long been a husk of a … Continue reading

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Guarantees on paper, as diplomatically wordsmithed as they may be, have proved meaningless

JNS As Afghanistan collapses, Israel learns the value of international ‘security guarantees’ by Amir Avivi and Or Yissachar September 12, 2021 …Further still, guarantees on paper, as diplomatically wordsmithed as they may be, were given to both the Afghani and … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale for all: “The Lebanese are living through a terrible economic experiment”

SPECTATOR What happens when your currency collapses? by Paul Wood June 23, 2021 I’m a millionaire. A million in crisp, new bills is stacked up on the table in front of me. Unfortunately, it’s Lebanese lira and cost me about … Continue reading

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Lebanese social media user comments: “If you love Iran so bad, why don’t you go there and leave us the f*** alone?”

GATESTONE Lebanon Wants an End to Iranian Occupation by Khaled Abu Toameh January 15, 2021 Iran’s recent announcement that it intends to use Lebanon as a “forefront” for waging war on Israel has enraged many Lebanese, who say that the time … Continue reading

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“Shurat Hadin Israeli Law Center warns leading international airlines and insurance companies that continued services to the Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut could potentially implicate them in aiding terrorist activity”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israeli watchdog sets sites on undermining Hezbollah’s grip on Beirut airport by Eldad Beck November 10, 2020 Several major international airlines could face legal action for flying into Lebanon’s international airport, which is notoriously … Continue reading

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WELT reported that Iran-backed Hezbollah had received large deliveries of ammonium nitrate from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force – a US-designated terror organization

AL ARABIYA Hezbollah shipped explosive chemicals to Lebanon prior to Beirut blast August 20, 2020 Iran’s elite Quds Force shipped ammonium nitrate to Hezbollah in Beirut around the same time a Moldovan-flagged tanker arrived carrying 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate … Continue reading

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“Lebanon has no independent “national institutions” that can serve as counterweights against Iran’s Hezbollah, the most powerful terrorist organization in the world”

NEWSWEEK Lebanon: Hezbollah’s Potemkin Village by Caroline Glick August 12, 2020 …Aside from the despair, there is nothing new about the protests or the calls for Hezbollah and Iran to be chased from Lebanon. For nearly a year before the … Continue reading

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