Thursday, February 14, 2008

Hot Spot DXing: Israel Goes on High Alert

Israel Goes on High Alert After Top Terrorist Slain
JERUSALEM — Israel ordered its military and embassies to go on alert Thursday, and advised Jewish institutions worldwide to follow suit, as Lebanese guerrillas threatened to avenge the assassination of a fugitive commander tied to a string of spectacular attacks against U.S. and Jewish targets.

Israel's government swiftly denied involvement in the death of Imad Mughniyeh, killed in a car bombing Tuesday in the Syrian capital of Damascus, although military officials were more vague, refusing to confirm or deny involvement.
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(Source: Fox News/Associated Press)

Hezbolleh threatens Israel at slain commander funeral
By Nadim Ladki
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah threatened Israel with "open war" on Thursday and accused the Jewish state of killing a top commander who was among the United States' most wanted men.

"Zionists, if you want this type of open war then let the whole world hear: let it be an open war," Nasrallah told mourners at the funeral of Imad Moughniyah, a legend to Hezbollah but one of the men most wanted by Israel and the United States for planning attacks that killed hundreds.
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(Source: Reuters)

Hezbolleh Leaders Declares 'Open War' on Israel
Hassan Nasrallah makes remarks in fiery speech broadcast Thursday to thousands of Hezbollah supporters in Lebanon's capital, Beirut.
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Hezbollah chief threatens Israel
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah has warned that the militant group is ready for "open war" with Israel, after the killing of one of its leaders in Syria.
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