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IDF marks end of Operation Northern Shield

IDF marks end of Operation Northern Shield

IDF holds ceremony marking end of operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels, awards soldiers and units for excellent performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2019 17:00
Danon: UN envoys were 'shocked' by Hezbollah tunnels

Danon: UN envoys were 'shocked' by Hezbollah tunnels

Israel's UN ambassador says it's critical to bring UN delegations to Israel to see for themselves the situation on the ground.Elad Benari, 05/02/2019 05:17
Nasrallah: Tunnel digging into Israel will continue

Nasrallah: Tunnel digging into Israel will continue

Breaking lengthy silence, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah ridicules Israel in his first speech since IDF's tunnel operation.Tzvi Lev, 26/01/2019 21:13
Nasrallah to give TV interview following extended silence

Nasrallah to give TV interview following extended silence

Hezbollah leader to give television interview to the Al-Mayadeen network, expected to respond to Israel's Operation Northern Shield.Elad Benari, 21/01/2019 04:02
Northern residents concerned about 'more tunnels'

Northern residents concerned about 'more tunnels'

Residents near border surprised at Northern Shield's conclusion: 'We'll bring private company.' IDF: 'Reports handled with all seriousness.'Mordechai Sones, 14/01/2019 15:06
Residents of the north concerned: There are more tunnels

Residents of the north concerned: There are more tunnels

Israelis who live near the border with Lebanon were surprised to hear about the conclusion of Operation Northern Shield.Elad Benari, 14/01/2019 06:38
Israel may intensify air campaign against Iranian army, PM warns

Israel may intensify air campaign against Iranian army, PM warns

Netanyahu says Israel will prevent Iran from using Syria as military base - even if it requires major escalation.David Rosenberg, 13/01/2019 17:57
Additional terror tunnel located as operation comes to a close

Additional terror tunnel located as operation comes to a close

IDF exposes additional attack tunnel dug from the village of Ramyeh, crossing from Lebanese territory into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2019 08:55
Residents of terror tunnel village flee as cement floods streets

Residents of terror tunnel village flee as cement floods streets

Watch: Israel floods Hezbollah terror tunnel with cement, which spills out on Lebanese side into village of Kafr Kila.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2018 12:55
IDF: It will take 'weeks' to destroy all Hezbollah tunnels

IDF: It will take 'weeks' to destroy all Hezbollah tunnels

Israeli army says operation to destroy all Hezbollah attack tunnels in the north to continue as long as necessary.AFP, 27/12/2018 19:51
Watch: IDF blows up terror tunnel

Watch: IDF blows up terror tunnel

IDF releases footage of neutralization of fifth Hezbollah terror tunnel discovered on Lebanese border.Ido Ben Porat, 26/12/2018 20:02
IDF uncovers another Hezbollah attack tunnel

IDF uncovers another Hezbollah attack tunnel

Fifth Hezbollah terror tunnel discovered, destroyed as part of Operation Northern Shield.Gary Willig, 26/12/2018 18:00
'We have deprived Hezbollah of its attack tunnels'

'We have deprived Hezbollah of its attack tunnels'

PM, Security Cabinet tour area of operations on northern border where Hezbollah tunnels are being destroyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2018 18:06
US Syria pullout: 'Significant event, but don't exaggerate'

US Syria pullout: 'Significant event, but don't exaggerate'

Chief of Staff Eizenkot in first reference to Trump decision to withdraw forces from Syria: 'IDF acts independently.'Mordechai Sones, 23/12/2018 11:13
Lebanon's reaction to Hezbollah tunnels

Lebanon's reaction to Hezbollah tunnels

Israelis have had strong words condemning the Hezbollah tunnels in southern Lebanon. But what about the Lebanese themselves?i24News, 22/12/2018 19:22
Watch: IDF blows up Hezbollah tunnel

Watch: IDF blows up Hezbollah tunnel

IDF detonates one of the four tunnels it has uncovered under Israel's border with Lebanon.Tzvi Lev, 21/12/2018 12:29
For the first time: IDF blows up terrorist tunnel in the north

For the first time: IDF blows up terrorist tunnel in the north

The stage of neutralizing the tunnels in Operation Northern Shield begins with explosion of the first tunnel.Elad Benari, 20/12/2018 23:40
Watch: IDF begins destroying Hezbollah terror tunnels

Watch: IDF begins destroying Hezbollah terror tunnels

Israeli forces demolish cross-border terror tunnels built by Hezbollah into Israeli territory.David Rosenberg, 20/12/2018 19:17
IDF begins neutralizing Hezbollah terror tunnels

IDF begins neutralizing Hezbollah terror tunnels

Israeli army neutralizing cross-border terror tunnels from southern Lebanon into Israel, following discovery earlier this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2018 16:51
'I hope US continues to focus on Hezbollah's activities'

'I hope US continues to focus on Hezbollah's activities'

Ex-US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks with Galei Tzahal about US pullout from Syria and Hezbollah terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2018 09:59
'If Hezbollah attacks, we will bury it in the rubble of Lebanon'

'If Hezbollah attacks, we will bury it in the rubble of Lebanon'

Ambassador Danon reveals new intelligence material against Hezbollah in the UN Security Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2018 18:47
Watch: UN Security Council meeting on Hezbollah terror tunnels

Watch: UN Security Council meeting on Hezbollah terror tunnels

Security Council holds meeting over discovery of terror tunnels on Israel's northern border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2018 18:02
Watch: Chief of Staff visits northern forces

Watch: Chief of Staff visits northern forces

IDF Chief of Staff tours northern border amid efforts to expose Hezbollah terror tunnels as part of 'Operation Northern Shield.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2018 15:49
Israel reveals Hezbollah's latest cross-border terror tunnel

Israel reveals Hezbollah's latest cross-border terror tunnel

IDF aerial photographs show torched trees and overturned rocks, suggesting Hezbollah tunnel into Israel was dug in 2016-2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2018 14:32
Watch: Inside Hezbollah terror tunnel

Watch: Inside Hezbollah terror tunnel

Hezbollah terrorists apparently tried blocking tunnels that have been discovered.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2018 10:36
UNIFIL: Hezbollah tunnels penetrated Israel

UNIFIL: Hezbollah tunnels penetrated Israel

UN force in Lebanon confirms Israeli accusations against Hezbollah over attack tunnels dug into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2018 21:31
Watch: IDF troops’ activity as part of Operation Northern Shield

Watch: IDF troops’ activity as part of Operation Northern Shield

IDF forces continue operation to expose Hezbollah attack tunnels that violate Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2018 19:30
IDF exposes fourth northern terror tunnel

IDF exposes fourth northern terror tunnel

Over the weekend, IDF troops exposed an additional cross-border attack tunnel from Lebanese territory into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2018 10:01
Is Israel facing third Lebanon War and new Intifada?

Is Israel facing third Lebanon War and new Intifada?

Israel's forces face tensions during Northern Shield operation to dismantle Hezbollah's military tunnels. Do forces face impending crisis?i24News, 13/12/2018 11:08
Lebanese President: Israeli operation won't endanger calm

Lebanese President: Israeli operation won't endanger calm

President Michel Aoun says Israeli operation to destroy Hezbollah attack tunnels won’t endanger the calm along the border.Elad Benari, 12/12/2018 06:10
IDF delegation to discuss anti-Hezbollah operation with Russia

IDF delegation to discuss anti-Hezbollah operation with Russia

IDF delegation will head to Moscow to brief Russian counterparts on operation to destroy Hezbollah's terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2018 03:11
IDF chief urges UN to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels

IDF chief urges UN to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot meets with head of UN force in southern Lebanon following discovery of Hezbollah terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2018 19:29
'We will send Lebanon to the Stone Age'

'We will send Lebanon to the Stone Age'

Minister Yoav Galant: We know Hezbollah's tunnel plan.Elad Benari, 09/12/2018 01:22
IDF locates another tunnel on Lebanon border

IDF locates another tunnel on Lebanon border

The tunnel passes from Lebanese territory into Israel and was active in recent days.Arutz Sheva, 08/12/2018 18:54
Bahrain criticizes Hezbollah over terror tunnels

Bahrain criticizes Hezbollah over terror tunnels

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister says Hezbollah threatens Lebanon's stability by digging terror tunnels into Israeli territory.Ben Ariel, 07/12/2018 05:06
Lebanese FM: Israel preparing for military assault

Lebanese FM: Israel preparing for military assault

Lebanon's Foreign Minister instructs UN envoy to complain against Israel's operation against Hezbollah's tunnels.Elad Benari, 07/12/2018 04:39
UN peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel near Lebanon border

UN peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel near Lebanon border

UNIFIL confirms the presence of a tunnel in northern Israel near the Lebanese border.Ben Ariel, 07/12/2018 04:10
'Whoever attacks us - his blood is on his own head'

'Whoever attacks us - his blood is on his own head'

PM meets foreign ambassadors on northern border, calling on them to condemn tunnel terror and intensify sanctions on Iran and its proxies.Nitzan Keidar, 06/12/2018 14:22
Watch: Every 3rd home in Lebanon

Watch: Every 3rd home in Lebanon

If you lived in southern Lebanon, you or at least one neighbor would have Hezbollah terror assets in your basement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 13:53
What does Israel hope to achieve on Lebanese border?

What does Israel hope to achieve on Lebanese border?

Reserve IDF Brig. General Yosef Kuperwasser analyzes what Israel hopes to achieve, and how operation affects country's internal politics.i24News, 06/12/2018 12:43
'There's no reason why Nasrallah should sleep quietly'

'There's no reason why Nasrallah should sleep quietly'

Agriculture Minister meets with northern mayors, farmers after operation commences, discussing efforts to strengthen regional agriculture.Mordechai Sones, 06/12/2018 11:59
EU supports Israel in 'Northern Shield' operation

EU supports Israel in 'Northern Shield' operation

EU Ambassador to Israel: 'Israel has the right to safeguard the security of its citizens and territory.'Tal Polon, 06/12/2018 11:15
Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Saad Hariri says Israel’s operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels should not lead to “any escalation”.Elad Benari, 06/12/2018 06:08
Zionist Union MK: This operation is necessary and timely

Zionist Union MK: This operation is necessary and timely

MK Eyal Ben Reuven rejects claims that political considerations were behind Operation Northern Shield.Shimon Cohen, 06/12/2018 05:35
Germany, Britain back Israel and condemn Hezbollah

Germany, Britain back Israel and condemn Hezbollah

Germany’s Ambassador to Israel and British Minister of State for the Middle East express support for Israel's efforts against Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 06/12/2018 04:40
Netanyahu to UN chief: Take action against Hezbollah

Netanyahu to UN chief: Take action against Hezbollah

PM Netanyahu speaks with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, updates him on details of Operation Northern Shield.Nitsan Keidar, 06/12/2018 00:13
IDF protests tunnel in meeting with UNIFIL, Lebanese forces

IDF protests tunnel in meeting with UNIFIL, Lebanese forces

IDF slams 'severe violation of Israeli sovereignty' in trilateral meeting, after discovery of tunnel crossing into Israel from Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2018 20:18
Hezbollah's plan: Infiltrate Israel, 'cut off' Metula

Hezbollah's plan: Infiltrate Israel, 'cut off' Metula

Terror organization set up a 'cement factory' to disguise the tunnels, senior officer reveals.Kobi Finkler, 05/12/2018 16:37
Russia: Israel has right to defend itself from Hezbollah tunnels

Russia: Israel has right to defend itself from Hezbollah tunnels

Following launch of IDF operation against terror tunnels from Lebanon, Russia backs Israeli right to self-defense - with caveats.David Rosenberg, 05/12/2018 13:30
This is Hezbollah's terror tunnel

This is Hezbollah's terror tunnel

IDF releases aerial photos depicting cross-border attack tunnel that was dug by Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 05/12/2018 07:03
Cruz: Israel has 'absolute right' to dismantle Hezbollah tunnels

Cruz: Israel has 'absolute right' to dismantle Hezbollah tunnels

Texas Senator expresses support for IDF's Operation Northern Shield.Elad Benari, 05/12/2018 02:37
'Hezbollah advancing Iranian agenda to launch attacks on Israel'

'Hezbollah advancing Iranian agenda to launch attacks on Israel'

UN Ambassador demands UN condemn Hezbollah attack tunnels and hold Lebanon 'responsible for dangerous destabilization of region.'Mordechai Sones, 04/12/2018 21:37
Understanding the danger of Hezbollah on Israel's Lebanon border

Understanding the danger of Hezbollah on Israel's Lebanon border

Israel's military destroys series of attack tunnels built by Hezbollah in Lebanon that stretch into Israeli territory.i24News, 04/12/2018 21:20
Yair Lapid: Northern action justified; forfeiture in south

Yair Lapid: Northern action justified; forfeiture in south

Yesh Atid Chairman supports operation against northern border attack tunnels, but protests 'abandonment of south residents before Hamas'.Mordechai Sones, 04/12/2018 19:45
Watch: Inside northern terror tunnel

Watch: Inside northern terror tunnel

IDF Footage depicting view from inside cross-border attack tunnel, dug from southern area of Kafr Kela.Mordechai Sones, 04/12/2018 18:29
Netanyahu: Anyone who tries to harm Israel will pay heavy price

Netanyahu: Anyone who tries to harm Israel will pay heavy price

Israeli premier says IDF 'determined' locate and neutralize all cross-border terror tunnels from Lebanon leading into Israel.David Rosenberg, 04/12/2018 13:48
Terror tunnel discovered on Israel-Lebanon border

Terror tunnel discovered on Israel-Lebanon border

IDF forces on Tuesday discover cross-border terror tunnel crossing from south Lebanon village into Israeli territory.David Rosenberg, 04/12/2018 13:01