The timing of tensions between Israel and Hezbollah could not have come at a better time for Netanyahu, and that is no coincidence.
Tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border continued to rise on Monday, after a weekend of cross-border fighting between the Israeli army and Hezbollah fighters in southern Lebanon.
Here’s yet another example of bias in U.S. media coverage of the Iran Crisis: using the expression “Iran’s proxies” to describe various militia forces across the Mideast, instead of the accurate “Iran’s allies.” Some of these forces arose due to Israeli aggression.
Reports have emerged that Israel provided key intelligence to the the US in the lead up to the Soleimani assassination. Now there are questions whether Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah could be the next US target
“All of them means all of them.” Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri steps down after two weeks of protests across the country where over a million Lebanese from all faiths joined together in leaderless and nationwide anti-government demonstrations, in which the agenda has expanded from avoiding taxes to regime change.
Half of Americans believe politicians use Israel as a “political tool,” a new poll says. A video of Cory Booker likening Gilad Shalit, a former Israeli prisoner of Hamas, to Nelson Mandela would seem to fulfill that cynicism.
Israel is risking a dangerous clash with Hezbollah while also alienating a supportive US administration by attacking targets in Iraq. Jonathan Cook looks at what Benjamin Netanyahu may be looking to accomplish.
Israeli warplanes strike a base belonging to the Palestinian group the PFLP-General Command inside of Lebanon near the border with Syria early Monday morning, according to Lebanese state media. The attack comes days after an Israeli drone crashed near Beirut.