Following release of Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets at Israel, Israeli envoy demands UNSC denounce Lebanese government

August 15, 2021 by  
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Following the rocket attack from Lebanon into Israel last week, and following the quick release of the four Hezbollah terrorists who were responsible for shooting the rockets by the Deputy Attorney General of the Lebanese Government, Israel’s Ambassador to the US and the United Nations Gilad Erdan blasted the decision in a letter to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council. Read more

Gantz says Lebanon crisis is “devastating”

August 11, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Defence Benny Gantz toured IDF Northern Command has conducted a situation assessment with the senior commanders following which he was then briefed in the northern town of Shlomi. Read more

Israeli Envoy Rejects UN Secretary-General’s ‘Moral Equivalency’ Between Israel and Hezbollah

August 9, 2021 by  
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Israeli Ambassador to the US and United Nations Gilad Erdan did not mince words when he rejected UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s statements on the recent Hezbollah attack on Israel’s north, in which he called on “all parties” for restraint. Read more

Following Hezbollah attack in north, Israeli envoy warns of ‘havoc and destruction’ in Lebanon

August 8, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Ambassador to the US and the United Nations Gilad Erdan sent an urgent letter to the Security Council and the UN Secretary-General in which he strongly condemned Hezbollah’s rocket attack from Lebanon into Israel, which he said is in violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701 that was intended to resolve the 2006 Second Lebanon War. Read more

IDF renews retaliatory strikes on terror targets in southern Lebanon

August 6, 2021 by  
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Israeli fighter jets struck terror sites in Lebanon early on Thursday, renewing Israel’s retaliatory measures following a rocket strike against Israel’s north on Wednesday. Read more

Iranian dissidents visit Israel

July 23, 2021 by  
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A group of six Iranian Muslim dissidents and activists who had never been to Israel before visited “Parag,” an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) military post near the border with Lebanon yesterday.

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Police thwart weapons smuggling worth millions from Lebanon to Israel

July 11, 2021 by  
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A police Special Forces unit thwarted the smuggling of 43 weapons from Lebanon into Israel, the largest weapons smuggling attempt in recent years, worth about NIS 2,700,000 (A$1.1m), the police stated Saturday night. Read more

After 21 years, Israel honours South Lebanon Army troops

July 5, 2021 by  
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Twenty-one years after the IDF withdrew from the security zone in south Lebanon and after the South Lebanon Army (SLA) disbanded, the state of Israel inaugurated a memorial dedicated to the soldiers of the SLA. Read more

How will we know who won the war?

May 24, 2021 by  
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Maybe one day, we will discover that the impetus for Hamas’s latest onslaught against Israel wasn’t the pending Israeli Supreme Court decision about whether or not to respect the property rights of Jewish landlords in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

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Israel pans EU’s report on Lebanon that fails to mention Hezbollah

December 9, 2020 by  
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Israel “regrets” that the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council’s conclusions on Lebanon “failed to mention” the Hezbollah terrorist organization, which “serves the interests of the Ayatollahs in Iran at the expense of the people of Lebanon.” Read more

Despite tensions, Israel offers aid to Lebanon in wake of disaster

August 5, 2020 by  
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Israel has officially offered humanitarian aid to Lebanon in wake of the massive explosion that wreaked havoc in the centre of the city, despite the tensions between the two countries. Read more

Is Hezbollah interested in a wide-scale conflict with Israel?

In light of threats from Hezbollah to retaliate over the death of one of its members in Syria last week, the Israel Defense Force has sent reinforcements to its northern border including advanced fire capabilities, intelligence collection systems and special operational units. Read more

Nabih Berri’s grotesque anti-Semitism

June 2, 2019 by  
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In a puff piece on Nabih Berri, the speaker of the Lebanese parliament, published on the occasion of his 80th birthday last year, the broadcaster France 24 headlined its profile, “The Great Survivor of Lebanese Politics.” Read more

ABC only looks at one side of Lebanese border wall

November 27, 2018 by  
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Australia’s national broadcaster ABC News has reported from the Lebanese border where Israel is constructing a security wall. Read more

Postponing the inevitable again

November 16, 2018 by  
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If ever you needed an example of how misguided appeasement inevitably makes a situation worse, the current terror from Gaza is the perfect proof…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ over director’s ties with Israel

January 16, 2018 by  
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Steven Spielberg’s latest film, “The Post,” has been banned in Lebanon due to the famed Jewish-American director’s purported ties with Israel.   Read more

Shake-up in Lebanon underscores Hezbollah’s ‘domination’ of Israel’s neighbour

November 8, 2017 by  
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s sudden resignation last weekend underscores the rising power of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group in Israel’s northern neighbor, political leaders and Mideast experts said….writes Aden Abrams/JNS.org. Read more

Strategic Vacuum…writes Michael Kuttner

September 5, 2014 by  
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We have been informed by no lesser an authority than the President of the United States that he has no strategy formulated for dealing with the pandemic of terror now spreading across the Middle East and soon to erupt in the USA, UK and Europe amongst other places. Read more