Hezbollah Seeks Eye-for-Eye Retaliation for Death of Fighter

Terror group Hezbollah’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, says the group will only be satisfied when it has killed an Israeli soldier. Nasrallah apparently views such a killing as reestablishing “deterrence.” In a speech Nasrallah said, “I want to be more clear than at any previous time: when Israel kills one of our fighters, we will kill one of your soldiers.” Tensions between the terror group and Israel have been on the rise since Israel reportedly killed Hezbollah commander Ali Kamel Moshen in a July 20 airstrike near the Damascus airport in Syria. Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more… Hezbollah may have tried to carry out the threat, exchanging fire with IDF forces at the border with Israel. In response, Israel called out the U.N.’s peacekeeping forces in the region. Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan wrote a letter to the U.N. Security Council, saying, “The last attack directed at IDF forces, together with Hezbollah’s strengthening and its activities in south Lebanon, raise the chances of escalation on [Israel’s] northern border that could have terrible consequences for Lebanon and the entire region.” Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more…