Israel-Lebanon border tensions increase as anniversary of 2006 war nears

Tensions at Israel’s northern border with Lebanon are at their highest since the end of the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah paramilitary forces in southern Lebanon.

8th August, 2009

Tensions at Israel’s northern border with Lebanon are at their highest since the end of the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah paramilitary forces in southern Lebanon.

The third anniversary of the official end to the 34-day conflict will be marked on Friday, but the situation on the ground continues to be increasingly hostile.

Last month, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warned that there would be a fresh Israeli attack against Lebanon and its people...

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