70 articles tagged "Lebanon War Diary"
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Reports: An Israeli tank force with bulldozers enters enclave between border fence and Lebanese frontier Wednesday night<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 7, 2007, 10:50 PM (GMT+02:00)
The IDF force, according to our military sources, is poised to cross the border opposite Moshav Avivim to clear the border area of Hizballah bomb traps like the four shaped explosives detected and safely detonated Monday, Feb. 5. If more bombs are found, the Israeli unit will proceed to destroy ...
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Syria Is Stirring Up Lebanese Civil Strife, Stoking Two Anti-Israel Warfronts
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 16, 2006, 9:29 PM (GMT+02:00)
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Expectations of an impending full-scale Israeli ground operation in the Gaza Strip were sent up a notch this week by the worrying news military intelligence AMAN chiefs put before the cabinet on Oct. 15.
Maj.-Gen Amos Yadlin and head of AMAN's ...
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Hizballah Shuts Reoccupied S. Lebanese Bases to Lebanese and UN forces
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 4, 2006, 2:05 PM (GMT+02:00)
On Yom Kippur, Oct. 2, 24 hours after the last Israeli soldier left South Lebanon and the day before UNIFIL published its rules of engagement, Hizballah placed roadblocks on all the approaches to the central sector of the South and the entrances to the towns and villages reoccupied by its ...
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Israel Quits Lebanon Leaving Hizballah Back in the Saddle under UN Auspices
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 1, 2006, 10:55 AM (GMT+02:00)
Only one third of the 15,000 international peacekeepers the UN Security Council pledged for an expanded UNIFIL has in fact been deployed in South Lebanon. And even that paltry force has made no effort to stop Hizballah restoring its presence and replenishing its stocks of rockets and missiles to points ...
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Israel's Real Danger
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 13, 2006, 1:51 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel`s prime minister stands by his refusal to establish an independent commission with the judicial authority to fix responsibility for an admitted Israeli defeat on both the military and the home fronts. Maybe he is right; the politicians and military leaders still hope to get away with the blunders of ...
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"Lebanese Security" Is the Pretext for the Naval Babel around Lebanon's Shores
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 4, 2006, 11:37 AM (GMT+02:00)
The extraordinary buildup of European naval and military strength in and around Lebanon's shores is way out of proportion for the task the European contingents of expanded UNIFIL have undertaken: to create a buffer between Israel and Hizballah.
Close investigation by debkafile's military and intelligence sources discloses that ...
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Israel's Intelligence Chiefs Warn Lebanon War Is Relocating to Gaza
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 30, 2006, 1:22 AM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's intelligence chiefs have formed a new lobby to put their warnings in the public domain when they see the Olmert government failing to properly address grave security threats to the country.
The first to speak out was the Shin Bet director, Yuval Diskin.
He represented the heads of AMAN-military intelligence ...
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European Lebanon Force Is Cast as Shield for Iranian-Hizballah Military Buildup
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 25, 2006, 8:37 PM (GMT+02:00)
Whereas Israel initially conceived of a multinational force as a guarantee of its border security against terrorist attack and a boost for the Lebanese army to displace Hizballah, the European governments contributing contingents to this force have their own ideas - and interests.
Less than two weeks into the UN-brokered ceasefire, ...
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Some Lebanon War Riddles Solved and Their Relevance to Moves on Syria in Jerusalem Explained
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 22, 2006, 7:11 PM (GMT+02:00)
Apparently out of the blue, a clutch of Israeli ministers - Amir Peretz, defense, Tzipi Livni, foreign affairs and Avi Dichter, internal security - have evinced a burning desire to talk peace with Syrian president Bashar Assad and even a willingness to discuss handing over the Golan captured in the ...
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Nasrallah Is Already Carving out Lebanon's Future
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 15, 2006, 1:47 PM (GMT+02:00)
President George W. Bush and prime minister Ehud Olmert in speeches on Aug. 13 laid down the law on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701. Bush said the motion marked a pivotal moment in the Middle East and would end Hizballah's state within a state.
This term was ...
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Tehran Takes Gloomy View of the Lebanon War and Truce
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 14, 2006, 3:35 PM (GMT+02:00)
While the damage caused Israel's military reputation tops Western assessments of the Lebanon war, debkafile's Iranian sources report an entirely different perception taking hold in ruling circles in Tehran.
After UN Security Council resolution 1701 calling for a truce was carried Friday, Aug. 11, the heads of the ...
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Israeli Army in Race against a UN Ceasefire in Lebanon
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 12, 2006, 3:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israeli forces are pressing forward with the wide-scale operation against Hizballah which debkafile reports was launched four days ago on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
The campaign will continue until the ceasefire called for in Security Resolution 1701 approved Friday, Aug. 11, is enforced on the ground - if and when ...
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UN Resolution's Time Sequence Could Leave Dangerous Vacuum in S. Lebanon
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 12, 2006, 1:47 PM (GMT+02:00)
"That's the best we can do for you," US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice told Ehud Olmert Friday, Aug. 11, after 15 UN Security Council members unanimously endorsed the revised US-French resolution calling for a cessation of hostilities in Lebanon.
One of the resolution`s demands is for the withdrawal of Israeli ...
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A High-Stakes Gamble or a Turning Point in the Lebanon War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 10, 2006, 2:09 AM (GMT+02:00)
Hassan Nasrallah's recorded statement over Hizballah's Al Manar television Wednesday night, August 9, at 20:15 local time, had a nail-biting audience: US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice in Washington, French president Jacques Chirac at the Elysee in Paris, prime minister Ehud Olmert in Jerusalem and his Lebanese counterpart Fouad Siniora ...
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Lebanon Hostilities Are Nowhere Near a UN-initiated Cessation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 8, 2006, 11:37 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tuesday night, Aug. 8, the UN Security Council was to begin discussing a resolution drafted by the US and France calling for a full cessation of hostilities based on the immediate halt of all Hizballah's attacks and immediate end of all Israeli offensive military operations.
An Arab League delegation arrived at ...
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Tehran Sends Archterrorist Mughniyeh to Rescue Hizballah
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 5, 2006, 4:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
In the middle of the fourth week of the Lebanon War, the tide began to turn in Israel's favor. debkafile's military sources report the battlefield finally responded to the effect of Israel's air might, its tank columns, the pounding by mobile artillery and naval craft and its repeated ...
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Israel's Surprise Raid of Baalbek Is No Panacea for Tactical Ills
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 2, 2006, 3:08 PM (GMT+02:00)
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Israel's audacious commando raid of a Hizballah stronghold near Baalbek more than 100 km north of the border recalled the old panache associated with Israeli military feats in the past. However the 22 days of the Lebanon war have shown an army ...
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The Push beyond the Litani River
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 1, 2006, 1:34 PM (GMT+02:00)
When on Monday, July 31, Israeli PM Ehud Olmert told the city leaders of the rocket-blitzed north: "The war goes on. There will be no ceasefire in the coming days!" the script was ready for the next stage of the Israeli offensive to its push Hizballah back behind the Litani ...
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The Qana Trap
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 30, 2006, 2:24 PM (GMT+02:00)
The unfortunate South Lebanese village of Qana has been rigged time and again as a trap to snatch Israel and its international reputation in its jaws. In 1996, a stray Israel shell aimed at Hizballah inadvertently killed 100 civilians, bringing a former Israeli counter-terror operation "The Grapes of Wrath" to ...
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Syrian Downing of Israeli drone Raises Specter of Syrian Scuds
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 29, 2006, 2:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Lebanon war raging between Israel and HIzballah took an alarming detour Friday, July 28, when, according to debkafile's military sources, Syrian air defense batteries ambushed and shot down an Israeli spy drone flying on the Lebanese side of the border with Syria.
These drones have been used ...
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