NORTHERN SHIELD

Operation Northern Shield was launched by Israel to expose and destroy attack tunnels of the terrorist group Hezbollah. The tunnels, which stretched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, were created with the intention of cutting off northern Israeli communities, including the city of Metullah.

Fifth Hezbollah tunnel located and destroyed by IDF.
IDF destroys fifth attack tunnel crossing from Lebanon into Israel

"The IDF views the Lebanese government as responsible for the digging of the tunnels and for the consequences of its action," the IDF said.

26/12/2018
IDF reveals location of fourth Hezbollah tunnel

Military confirms tunnel discovered on Sunday poses no threat to residents.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks ahead of UNSC on Hezbollah
Netanyahu ahead of U.N. debate: Hezbollah puts all of Lebanon at risk

Netanyahu spoke ahead of the UN Security Council debate later in the day about the discovery of Hezbollah’s terror tunnels along the Israeli-Lebanese border.

19/12/2018
Netanyahu: Strong economy critical for Israeli military might

"The IDF is the only army that is fighting the Iranian army in the world, and now we are seeing great successes."

19/12/2018
A whole drilled into the ground by the IDF as part of Operation Northern Shield, leading to a Hezbol
Watch: See new footage inside Hezbollah attack tunnel discovered by IDF

The IDF on Tuesday said Hezbollah has worked to block some of its cross-border attack tunnels

IDF discovers an additional Hezbollah tunnel entering Israel from Lebanon, Operation Northern Shield
'Israel urged U.S. to pressure Lebanon to help destroy Hezbollah tunnels'

Unnamed Israeli sources claimed that Russia instructed Beirut to solve the issue of Hezbollah terror tunnels crossing into Israel.

18/12/2018
Israeli soldiers set up barbed wire before a confrontation broke out between IDF and Lebanese armed
Lebanese forces draw weapons at IDF soldiers operating along Blue Line

Captured on film, UNIFIL troops are seen working to deescalate situation.

IDF discovers the third tunnel since the announcement of Operation Northern Shield from Lebanon.
IDF uncovers fourth Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnel

Army says no risk to residents, investigating passage route.

Netanyahu: Matteo Salvini is ‘great friend of Israel’

“We think UNIFIL has to do a stronger job, tougher job, but ultimately it's the responsibility of the international community."

12/12/2018
Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, on June 2
Italy's minister: 'Hezbollah’s tunnels not meant for shopping sprees'

“There is a clear threat from the north,” he said. “I repeat my condition, those who want peace, need to support and defend Israel.”

11/12/2018
Netanyahu: Hezbollah will get ‘unimaginable blow’ if it attacks

the uncovering of the third Hezbollah attack tunnel is part of the process of “systematically dismantling” these weapons.

11/12/2018
IDF unearths third tunnel, Hezbollah releases photos of operation

IDF announced the discovery of a third Hezbollah tunnel just hours after dozens of close-up pictures and videos of IDF troops were released by Hezbollah.

Eisenkot: UNIFIL has important role in neutralizing Hezbollah tunnels

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot said that the Lebanese government is responsible for Hezbollah's tunnel activity in southern Lebanon.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
09/12/2018
IDF discovers an additional Hezbollah tunnel entering Israel from Lebanon, Operation Northern Shield
IDF warns Lebanese to leave homes covering Hezbollah attack tunnels

IDF troops operate beyond fence with Lebanon to place equipment to detect Hezbollah tunnels

Hezbollah
Hezbollah's second-in-command: All of Israel in our missile range

“There is not a single point in the occupied territories out of reach of Hezbollah’s missiles,” Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem said.

IDF discovers an additional Hezbollah tunnel entering Israel from Lebanon, Operation Northern Shield
IDF discovers additional Hezbollah terror tunnel crossing into Israel

“Whoever enters the tunnel from the Lebanese side risks his life,” IDF Spokespersons Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis said Saturday night.

Lebanon says fears Israeli attack during Hezbollah tunnel operation

Israeli Intelligence Minister Israel Katz, who is also a member of Israel’s security cabinet, appeared to indicate that Israel could consider military action in Lebanese territory if necessary.

A Hezbollah member carries his weapon on top of a building on May 25, 2016.
Identity of Hezbollah member caught in tunnel footage is exposed

The individual caught by the cameras placed inside Hezbollah tunnel is confirmed to be a Hezbollah member.

By ALON EINHORN
06/12/2018
Tunnel vision: how the next war with Hezbollah might have looked

By all accounts, the next war with Hezbollah will be no walk in the park.

a crane laying a concrete T-wall block at a security checkpoint along a road
IDF uncovers Hezbollah tunnel, residents tell Post 'we heard digging'

600 foot tunnel extended from a home in the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila and infiltrated some 40 meters into northern Israel; Residents tell Post they aren't surprised.

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