Hezbollah leader says terror group capable of defeating Israel in war

By Omri Ariel, Jerusalem Online— Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday he is “certain” that the terrorist organization would defeat Israel in the next war. In a televised speech aired as part of Lebanon’s commemoration of 18 years since the Israeli withdrawal from its territory, Nasrallah said Hezbollah does not seek a military conflict…

Israel Launches Most Extensive Strike in Syria in Decades After Iranian Rocket Barrage

By Haaretz— Israel attacked dozens of Iranian targets in Syria in what the military said was the most extensive strike in the neighboring country in decades. The strike was carried out in response to a barrage of 20 rockets that were fired from Syria at Israeli military outposts. The Israeli military accused the Revolutionary Guards’…

Hezbollah Chieftain Nasrallah a ‘Target’ for Israel in ‘Next War in Lebanon,’ IDF General Says

By Ben Cohen, Algemeiner— The head of Hezbollah, Iran’s proxy Shia terrorist organization in Lebanon, will be a “target” for Israel in a future war on its northern border, an IDF General has stated in an interview with reporters in the southern port city of Eilat. “Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah is an IDF target…

Israeli Military Says It Will Prevent Jihadist Takeover of Syrian Druze Village on Golan Border

By Barney Breen-Portnoy, Algemeiner— In an unusual public declaration on Friday, the Israeli military announced it would thwart a potential takeover of a Syrian Druze town by jihadists. The IDF statement came after a Nusra Front suicide bomber killed at least nine people in Hader, which is located just across the border from Majdal Shams…