Lebanon

When did the First Lebanon War end?

Lecture by Dr. Reuven Erlich at a seminar held by the Israeli Center for Defense Studies, June 12, 2014 In my lecture, I will attempt to examine the question of when the First Lebanon War ended, as part of a seminar dealing with the end of wars in the history of the State of Israel,
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Death of a Terrorist: Hezbollah operative recently killed in Syria

Death of a Terrorist: Hezbollah operative recently killed in Syria was imprisoned in Israel for an attempted terrorist attack in Jerusalem and was also on the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 21 – 27, 2014)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the western Negev. Terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip claimed responsibility for mortar shell fire and an IED placed near the security fence in the southern Gaza Strip. In Judea and Samaria Palestinians continued throwing stones and Molotov cocktails at Israeli vehicles. Three people were
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 9 – 13, 2014)*

This past week two mortar shells were fired into the western Negev from the Gaza Strip. One fell in the heart of an Israeli village. There were no casualties. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for shelling and for placing an IED. The crisis in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations continues.
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Hezbollah’s Involvement in the Civil War in Syria

Hezbollah regards the takeover of Yabrud as a security and morale-boosting achievement, costing the organization relatively few losses.
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Al-Qaeda’s Repudiation of the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria – Overview and Implications

On February 3, 2014, Islamist forums posted an announcement on behalf of the General Command of Al-Qaeda, led by Sheikh Ayman al-Zawahiri.
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