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Israel in string of anti-Hezbollah air raids on Syria

A reported Israeli air raid on the Shiite group Hezbollah near the Lebanese-Syrian border overnight would be the latest of several aimed at preventing arms transfers to the group, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: --2013-- - January 30: The Israeli air force bombards a site of ground-to-air missiles and an adjacent military complex near Damascus suspected of holding chemical agents. Israel says it feared the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah, according to a US official.

Israel in string of anti-Hezbollah air raids on Syria

A reported Israeli air raid on the Shiite group Hezbollah near the Lebanese-Syrian border overnight would be the latest of several aimed at preventing arms transfers to the group, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: --2013-- - January 30: The Israeli air force bombards a site of ground-to-air missiles and an adjacent military complex near Damascus suspected of holding chemical agents. Israel says it feared the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah, according to a US official.

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Syria-Lebanon border

Israel, bent on halting any transfer of weapons to Lebanon's Hezbollah, has bombarded a position of the powerful Shiite group on the Lebanese-Syrian border, sources say. On Monday night, "two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," a Lebanese security source told AFP. Lebanon's National News Agency confirmed the report, adding that the raids struck the countryside of the Lebanese border town of Nabi Sheet. Local residents said the raid took place inside Lebanon, and a Lebanese military source said this was "most likely" the case.

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Syria-Lebanon border

Bent on halting any transfer of weapons to Lebanon's Hezbollah, Israel has bombarded a position of the powerful Shiite group on the Lebanon-Syria border, sources say. On Monday night, "two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," a Lebanese security source told AFP. Lebanon's National News Agency confirmed the report, adding that the raids struck the countryside of the Lebanese town of Nabi Sheet on the border. Residents of the area said that the raid took place inside Lebanese territory.

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Syria-Lebanon border

Bent on halting any transfer of weapons to Lebanon's Hezbollah, Israel has bombarded a position of the powerful Shiite group on the Lebanon-Syria border, sources say. On Monday night, "two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," a Lebanese security source told AFP. Lebanon's National News Agency confirmed the report, adding that the raids targeted the countryside of the Lebanese town of Nabi Sheet on the border.

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Lebanon-Syria border

Israel bombarded a Hezbollah position on the Lebanon-Syria border on Monday, a Lebanese security source and a Syrian NGO said. "Two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," the source said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the target was a Hezbollah "missile base". Residents of Nabi Chit, on the Lebanese side of the border, told AFP they saw flare bombs light up the sky ahead of the raids, which shook their houses. Residents in neighbouring areas said they heard planes flying low before the raids.

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Lebanon-Syria border

Israel bombarded a Hezbollah position on the Lebanon-Syria border on Monday, a Lebanese security source and a Syrian NGO said. "Two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon and Syria," the source said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the target was a Hezbollah "missile base". Residents of Nabi Chit, on the Lebanese side of the border, told AFP they saw flare bombs light up the sky ahead of the raids, which shook their houses. Residents in neighbouring areas said they heard planes flying low before the raids.

Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria

The chief of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, vowed on Sunday that the group would prevail against extremists fighting in neighbouring Syria. "We will win this battle, God willing," he insisted, after describing the group's role in the conflict in Syria as a fight against "takfiris" -- extremist Sunni Muslims. Hezbollah, a staunch ally of the Syrian regime, has dispatched fighters to the conflict to bolster government troops, finally admitting their presence in April 2013.

Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria

The chief of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, vowed on Sunday that the group would win against extremists fighting in neighbouring Syria. "We will win this battle, God willing," he insisted, after describing the group's role in the conflict in Syria as a fight against "takfiris" -- extremist Sunni Muslims. Hezbollah, a staunch ally of the Syrian regime, has dispatched fighters to the conflict to bolster government troops, finally admitting their presence in April 2013.

Hezbollah vows victory against extremists in Syria

The chief of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, vowed on Sunday that the group would win against extremists fighting in neighbouring Syria. "We will win this battle, God willing," he insisted, after describing the group's role in the conflict in Syria as a fight against "takfiris" -- extremist Sunni Muslims. Hezbollah, a staunch ally of the Syrian regime, has dispatched fighters to the conflict to bolster government troops, finally admitting their presence in April 2013.
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