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Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

2 Sudanese infiltrators arrested after illegally crossing border searching for employment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 20:41
UN Amb. Gilad Erdan: Hezbollah an increasing threat to regional stability

UN Amb. Gilad Erdan: Hezbollah an increasing threat to regional stability

Erdan urges UN Security Council to consider the "dangerous development" in Lebanon as Hezbollah increases its military building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 19:48
IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

Suspects are undergoing questioning, IDF says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 08:47
Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

IDF soldiers conducting searches after alert received about two suspects who crossed the border from Lebanon.Elad Benari, 22/07/2021 05:32
Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

IDF Chief of Staff responds to firing of 2 rockets at Israel from Lebanon overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 20:40
Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Defense Minister says Israel has weathered attempts to carry out cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 15:59
Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Israeli Defense Minister says Lebanon will be held responsible for terrorist rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 09:27
Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Secretary of State says the resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate is disappointing.Elad Benari, 16/07/2021 04:03
Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Political crisis in Lebanon deepens as Haari says he is unable to form a government with President Michel Aoun.Gary Willig, 15/07/2021 17:07
IDF, police thwart weapon smuggling attempt on Lebanese border

IDF, police thwart weapon smuggling attempt on Lebanese border

Forty-three weapons were confiscated near the village of Ghajar, by IDF observation troops and Israel Police forces.Yoni Kempinski, 10/07/2021 20:41
Israel offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Israel offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Citing Lebanon's economic woes, Israeli Defense Ministry offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon via the United Nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 11:35
Top Lebanese officials targeted in probe of Beirut blast

Top Lebanese officials targeted in probe of Beirut blast

Lebanese judge leading investigation into explosion at Beirut’s port to pursue senior politicians and former and current security chiefs.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/07/2021 02:19
Lebanon headed for economic disaster

Lebanon headed for economic disaster

Lebanon's currency crash has left more than 50% of the local population below poverty level.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 14:51
$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'

$17 burgers - 'Lebanon's economy has ceased to exist'

A YouTuber travels to Lebanon and realizes the local currency has lost 90% of its value and exchange rates are changing on the hour.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 09:41
Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Lebanese politician: Israel put an end to Palestinian terror

Chairman of Lebanon's National Liberal Party says he doesn't seek war with Israel, slams Hezbollah for using Lebanon as launch pin.MEMRI, 14/06/2021 17:03
Syria claims Israel carried out air strike from Lebanese airspace

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike from Lebanese airspace

Syrian media reports say the country’s air defense systems were activated against “Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 01:03
Suspected infiltration at northern border, residents ordered to stay at home

Suspected infiltration at northern border, residents ordered to stay at home

Flares fired following suspicious movement near fence on Lebanese border. Locals asked to remain in their homes.Kobi Finkler, 06/06/2021 23:22
Watch: Lebanon's Foreign Minister blames Saudis for ISIS

Watch: Lebanon's Foreign Minister blames Saudis for ISIS

Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs tried defending the 'honor of the state president', accused Gulf States of creating ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 11:00
IDF foils terror attack in northern Israel

IDF foils terror attack in northern Israel

IDF soldiers foil attempt by Lebanese suspects to infiltrate Israel, carry out attack near northern city of Metula.Uzi Baruch, 16/05/2021 00:04
Rockets fired from Lebanon towards northern Israel

Rockets fired from Lebanon towards northern Israel

Multiple rockets reported fired from southern Lebanon towards northern Israel.David Rosenberg, 13/05/2021 21:41
Rabbi Avraham Hamra, chief rabbi for Syrian and Lebanese Jews, dies

Rabbi Avraham Hamra, chief rabbi for Syrian and Lebanese Jews, dies

Rabbi Avraham Hamra worked to bring Syrian Jews to Israel where he was instrumental in helping the community continue their culture.Dan Verbin, Canada, 07/05/2021 22:47
Lebanon: Israel must halt all offshore explorations

Lebanon: Israel must halt all offshore explorations

Lebanon's President demands that Israel halt all exploration in an offshore gas field on its southern border.Ben Ariel, 16/04/2021 06:09
IDF arrests three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon

IDF arrests three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon

It is believed the three are migrant workers who tried to infiltrate Israel.Kobi Finkler, 21/03/2021 23:28
Lebanon releases woman who was jailed for collaborating with Israel

Lebanon releases woman who was jailed for collaborating with Israel

Lebanon releases social media activist on bail after her appealed against three-year sentence for "collaborating" with Israel.Elad Benari, 17/03/2021 05:19
The Lebanonization of America

The Lebanonization of America

Comparing trends in the USA to the story of Lebanon may serve to show Americans the cost of not correcting their country’s course.Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 28/02/2021 21:00
Watch: Lebanon protesters burn tires, tear down fence

Watch: Lebanon protesters burn tires, tear down fence

Ruptly reports on violent protests across Lebanon as civilians brought up on charges of terrorism in Libya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 17:19
Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

Alleged Israeli attack comes hours after anti-aircraft missile was fired at Israeli UAV over Lebanon.Elad Benari, 04/02/2021 00:31
Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Defense Minister gives first-ever interview by Israeli minister to Alghad TV which broadcasts from Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 23:20
IDF arrests shepherd who infiltrated from Lebanon

IDF arrests shepherd who infiltrated from Lebanon

According to army, the shepherd who was arrested is a member of a group which assists Hezbollah in reconnaissance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2021 18:48
IDF identifies several suspects near Lebanon-Israel border

IDF identifies several suspects near Lebanon-Israel border

IDF soldiers fire in the air and drive away a number of suspects who crossed the Blue Line between Lebanon and Israel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/01/2021 21:11
US 'regrets' stalemate in Israel-Lebanon border talks

US 'regrets' stalemate in Israel-Lebanon border talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comments on failure to make progress on maritime border talks between Israel and Lebanon.AFP, 22/12/2020 16:21
Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

Young activist who criticized Hezbollah sentenced to 3 years in prison and 'hard labor.'AFP, 14/12/2020 20:13
Lebanese PM charged over Beirut port blast

Lebanese PM charged over Beirut port blast

Judge investigating August explosion charges caretaker PM Hassan Diab and three former ministers with negligence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020 06:45
Mob seizes UN peacekeepers' equipment in Lebanon

Mob seizes UN peacekeepers' equipment in Lebanon

UNIFIL convoy's route blocked and equipment stolen as it passes through village in south Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2020 06:08
Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed

Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed

As border negotiations stall between Israel and Lebanon, US pushes for separate meeting with Lebanese leaders to find 'common ground'.AFP, 30/11/2020 13:45
Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Lebanese singer Elissa says she supports peace with any country and Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2020 06:49
Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

Likud minister reaches out in Arabic and Hebrew tweets to Lebanon's president, inviting him to join direct talks to define maritime border.AFP, 23/11/2020 12:54
Israel warns Lebanon talks may be headed for a 'dead end'

Israel warns Lebanon talks may be headed for a 'dead end'

'Lebanon has changed its demands seven times.' Israel accuses Lebanon of constantly changing its position in maritime border talks.AFP, 20/11/2020 14:30
Nasrallah satisfied with Trump's 'humiliating' defeat

Nasrallah satisfied with Trump's 'humiliating' defeat

Hezbollah leader: The Trump administration was one of the worst.Elad Benari, 12/11/2020 03:38
Campaign ribbons for soldiers who served in Lebanon approved

Campaign ribbons for soldiers who served in Lebanon approved

Defense Minister Gantz approves plan to award ribbons commemorating service during war to soldiers who served in Lebanon from 1982-2000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020 18:11
Lebanon, Israel end third round of sea border talks

Lebanon, Israel end third round of sea border talks

US-UN statement said the talks had been "productive." Both sides reportedly to reconvene December 2.AFP, 11/11/2020 16:59
Lebanon and Israel enter third round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel enter third round of maritime border talks

'War of the maps.' Lebanon demands Israel cede 1,4300 square kilometers of sea area, including part of the Karish gas field.AFP, 11/11/2020 13:45
Lebanese PM's brother: Time for peace with Israel

Lebanese PM's brother: Time for peace with Israel

Bahaa Hariri, brother of current Lebanese PM and son of assassinated PM, says he hopes current maritime talks will lead to peace,Gary Willig, 10/11/2020 16:10
Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanon's President, Michel Aoun, responds to US announcement of sanctions against his son-in-law and ex-cabinet minister Gebran Bassil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2020 06:49
US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions Gebran Bassil, leader of Lebanon’s biggest Christian political bloc. Hezbollah condemns the move.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/11/2020 22:11
Israel, Lebanon hold second round of maritime negotiations

Israel, Lebanon hold second round of maritime negotiations

Lebanon expands area it claims under its maritime borders in latest round of talks.Gary Willig, 28/10/2020 19:09
What's next? Peace with Lebanon?!

What's next? Peace with Lebanon?!

Public figure and daughter of Lebanese President says peace with Israel a possibility...on 3 conditions.ILTV, 28/10/2020 17:20
Daughter of Lebanese President open to peace with Israel

Daughter of Lebanese President open to peace with Israel

Daughter of Lebanon's President Michel Aoun says she's open to peace treaty with Israel but the country must first solve economic problems.Elad Benari, 27/10/2020 05:30
'Nasrallah will not disengage from Iran'

'Nasrallah will not disengage from Iran'

Arab commentator Shimrit Meir on Lebanon talks: 'Interest is to set border, look for oil, get out of sanctions, and promote economy.'Mordechai Sones, 26/10/2020 15:48
Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Amid continued economic troubles, former PM Saad Hariri tasked with forming a new government - his fourth in the last decade.Ben Ariel, 23/10/2020 05:13
'We look forward to more states recognizing Israel'

'We look forward to more states recognizing Israel'

US Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs affirms US is committed to Israel's qualitative military edge in the Middle East.Nitsan Keidar, 22/10/2020 23:26
Israel-Lebanon talks: 'Expectations should be realistic'

Israel-Lebanon talks: 'Expectations should be realistic'

Reuters says Lebanon-Israel talks, launched last Wednesday over countries' disputed maritime border, are expected to continue in 2 weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 20:52
Official talks commence between Lebanon & Israel to establish maritime border

Official talks commence between Lebanon & Israel to establish maritime border

Three years of preparatory work went into the talks despite the limited goal.Nitzan Keidar, 14/10/2020 09:49
'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

While 'unfair' to force her to choose between Sunni and Shia, nevertheless she'd choose Iran because people there enjoy 'greater freedom'.Mordechai Sones, 14/10/2020 09:15
Hezbollah criticizes make-up of delegation for talks with Israel

Hezbollah criticizes make-up of delegation for talks with Israel

Hours before start of Israel-Lebanon maritime border talks, Hezbollah expresses opposition to composition of Lebanese delegation.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 03:14
Is there any hope for Lebanon?

Is there any hope for Lebanon?

The economic situation in Lebanon and the international sanctions placed on it have not affected Hezbollah’s capabilities in Lebanon. Op-ed.(Res.) Lt. Col.Sarit Zehavi, 12/10/2020 14:00
Watch: Lebanon wildfires latest disaster to hit crippled nation

Watch: Lebanon wildfires latest disaster to hit crippled nation

The Guardian reported that Lebanese firefighters are battling fierce wildfires along the country's border with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020 19:46