Just another round of the age-old jihad. “Report: Hezbollah rearming for imminent conflict with Israel,” from Haaretz, November 8 (thanks to Alexandre):
Militant group Hezbollah is rapidly rearming and reinforcing positions in southern Lebanon in preparation for a new conflict with Israel, British newspaper the Observer reported on Sunday.
“Sure, we are rearming, we have even said that we have far more rockets and missiles than we did in 2006,” a Hezbollah commander told the Observer speaking on condition of anonymity.
The 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel began after Hezbollah militants launched a cross-border attack and kidnapped two Israel Defense Forces soldiers.
“We had to blow up or leave some of our bunkers and fighting positions, but we still have plenty of capabilities in the south,” the commander told the Observer. “We expect the Israelis to come soon, if not this winter, then they will wait until spring, when the ground isn’t too soft for their tanks.”
Israeli commandos on Wednesday seized a ship that defense officials said was carrying hundreds of tons of weapons from Iran bound for Hezbollah guerrillas – the largest arms shipment Israel has ever commandeered….