Spotlight on Terrorism : Hezbollah, Lebanon and Syria) January 22 – February 5, 2023)

The Lebanese army claimed it repelled an IDF attempt to cross the border during engineering work in the area. Hezbollah issued clarification regarding a Lebanese civilian who was detained on suspicion of collaborating with the Mossad. Hezbollah expressed support for the Palestinians in the wake of the IDF activity in the Jenin refugee camp and praised the terrorist attacks in Jerusalem. The crisis of governance in Lebanon continues, and all efforts to elect a president have failed so far. Lebanese security forces operating in the northern part of the country detained a squad of ISIS operatives planning a series of terrorist attacks in Lebanon. A convoy of trucks was attacked after crossing the border from Iraq to Syria. Seven people were killed; the trucks were apparently carrying weapons from Iran.