Tag Archives: Lebanon

After 37 years, missing IDF soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War. One of … Continue reading

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The IDF’s latest weapon in Operation Northern Shield: liquid cement

The IDF began its Operation Northern Shield at the beginning of December when it revealed Hezbollah attack tunnels leading from within Lebanon into Israeli territory. Since then 5 tunnels have been exposed and the IDF has begun destroying them. One … Continue reading

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The IDF launches Operation Northern Shield, exposing Hezbollah attack tunnels

Yesterday the IDF made a dramatic announcement that it had launched Operation Northern Shield, an operation to expose and destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels and other offensive capabilities: BREAKING: We have just launched Operation Northern Shield to expose and neutralize cross-border … Continue reading

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Israel and Saudi Arabia: a desert mirage or a new alliance?

In the crazy world of Middle East wars, politics and shifting alliances, it is hardly surprising that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are warming up from their deep freeze. In fact this is an alliance (“friendship” is too strong … Continue reading

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More good news: Arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar is dead! Killed by the IAF

Excellent news greets us this morning as we hear of the well-deserved though much-too-late death of the arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar at the hands of Israel: Arab media reported Sunday morning that Israel assassinated Lebanese terrorist Samir Kuntar. Several Israeli … Continue reading

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Israel assists the Middle East through oil and trash

A couple of stories caught my eye this week through which a common thread runs – that of Israel being able to provide a solution to assorted Middle Eastern problems. Lebanon is in the throes of a trash crisis, as … Continue reading

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