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Hezbollah official Wafiq Safa tells Reuters his party offered its condolences “after the unintentional incident that took place between the residents of al-Aqbieh and individuals from the Irish UN unit”

IRISH EXAMINER Soldier killed in Lebanon named as Private Seán Rooney; Cork soldier among three injured Eoin English and Steven Heaney December 15, 2022 The Irish soldier who was killed in an ambush by a “hostile mob” while on UN … Continue reading

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“The Biden administration has taught both Hezbollah and Iran that Washington stands ready to deliver concessions from America’s allies, including Israel”

HUDSON INSTITUTE Seven Myths about the “Historic” Israel-Lebanon Maritime Border Agreement Michael Doran October 19, 2022 Commentators in the United States and Israel have hailed the agreement on the maritime border between Israel and Lebanon, which the Biden administration recently … Continue reading

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“Israel’s surrender to Hezbollah demands over the Karish gas field and failure to respond effectively to Palestinian terror are making Israel look like a “loser” to others in the Middle East”

JNS The Israeli government’s weakness and fear will cause its enemies to up the ante Harold Rhode October 16, 2022 In recent days, my colleagues and I have been closely monitoring the fallout from two major events: 1)Israel’s surrender to … Continue reading

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“Yair Lapid trades Mediterranean gas fields claimed by Israel to Hezbollah in exchange for a line of rusting buoys”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israel-Lebanon deal brought the US back to the region Oded Granot October 13, 2022 No sooner had the announcement of the maritime deal with Lebanon than the politicians started squabbling over it, with both … Continue reading

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Gantz orders IDF on alert in north as Lebanese maritime border deal falters

JERUSALEM POST Israel readies for war with Hezbollah after Lebanon ups maritime deal demands Lahav Harkov October 6, 2022 Israel is preparing for a possible confrontation with Hezbollah after rejecting increased demands from Lebanon in maritime border talks on Thursday. Defense … Continue reading

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Glick: Rather than stand with Israel against Hezbollah, the Biden administration is siding with Hezbollah—Iran’s Lebanese foreign legion against Israel

JNS Israel’s Choice: Independence or Appeasement Caroline Glick September 23, 2022 Caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid and his supporters in the media went berserk Tuesday after Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against the gas deal the Biden administration is … Continue reading

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“It is possible that in the absence of an agreement in the coming weeks that would regulate the maritime borders between Israel and Lebanon, Hezbollah would be interested in fighting against Israel”

JPOST Israel must prepare for a military operation against Hezbollah Omer Dosri August 24, 2022 In recent months, Israel has been negotiating to settle maritime border registration with Lebanon. This negotiation, which has known difficulties – and included new and … Continue reading

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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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