Lebanon can’t afford another Hezbollah clash with Israel
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The last thing Israel and Lebanon need is another conflict: both countries are beset by political strife and resurgent coronavirus outbreaks; the Lebanese, additionally, are dealing with the gravest economic crisis in their history.
But sabers are again rattling on the border separating them, thanks to Hezbollah and its patron, Iran.
On Monday, Israel said it thwarted an attempted incursion by Hezbollah fighters in the Shebaa Farms area. The Iran-backed militia claimed it had done no such thing, and instead accused an “anxious and tense” of making up a story.
But some elements of Hezbollah gave the game away by celebrating and boasting about the action.