Netanyahu and Nasrallah Trade Threats

In response to Nasrallah’s threat, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hezbollah and Iran to be careful. “I heard Nasrallah’s words. I suggest Nasrallah calm down,” Netanyahu said during a speaking engagement in Jerusalem. “He knows very well that the state of Israel knows how to defend itself well and how to repay its enemies.” Reported by i24 News. Read more…

Israel and Hezbollah traded heavy fire in the first cross-border exchange between the two foes in years. Israel responded with more than 100 artillery shells. Reported by The Guardian. Read more…

The IDF also released information regarding a site in Lebanon’s Bekka valley that was built by Hezbollah for the purpose of producing precision guided missiles. The IDF says that Iran supported Hezbollah’s efforts. An IDF press release stated, “The site has a number of complexes designed for the production of engines and warheads of missiles capable of an accuracy of about 10 meters. For missile production, Iran provides unique machines, training to production operators and regularly accompanies the work on site.” Reported by i24 News. Read more…