Lebanon

Hezbollah conducted a military exercise in which its operatives stormed a hill representing an IDF outpost.

It is the first military exercise made public since the second Lebanon war, designed to deter Israel and Hezbollah’s opponents in Lebanon and to establish the concept of “resistance” among the Lebanese public.
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Funding terrorism: Hezbollah uses its websites to collect donations

Hezbollah uses its websites to collect donations for itself and for its affiliated institutions in Lebanon and elsewhere in the world. The donations are deposited in bank accounts in Lebanon and Europe.
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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened revenge for the killing of Imad Moughnieh by declaring an “open war” on Israel

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened revenge for the killing of Imad Moughnieh by declaring an “open war” on Israel, that is, a war without borders, not limited by time or place. While Iran openly supports and identifies with Hezbollah, Syria is trying to play down its connection to Moughnieh’s killing.
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Imad Fayez Moughnieh, No. 2 at Hezbollah and responsible for its military and terrorist operations in Lebanon and abroad, died when his car exploded in Damascus.

Moughnieh was involved in many terrorist attacks against Israel, Jewish and Western targets and was on the United States’ most wanted terrorists list.
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On the eve of President Bush’s visit to Israel, two rockets were fired from Lebanon on the Israeli town of Shlomi.

Furthermore, an explosive charge was activated against a UNIFIL force to the north of Sidon. It appears that these attacks were perpetrated by terrorist elements associated with the global jihad, and not by Hezbollah.
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Hezbollah held a large-scale three-day exercise in south Lebanon.

It was held close to the time of broad IDF maneuvers in the Galilee. It meant to send a message of deterrence to Israel that Hezbollah had rehabilitated its operational capabilities damaged by the second Lebanon war, including its rocket capabilities.
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