Israel Warns It Will Hold Hezbollah Responsible for Any Retaliation Attacks

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Israel has warned Hezbollah that it will hold the Lebanese militia responsible for any attack abroad on Israeli institutions or citizens that might be carried out in retaliation for the helicopter attack last week that took the lives of 12 Hezbollah and Iranian military personnel in Syria, including an Iranian general.

French President Did Not Want Benjamin Netanyahu to Participate in Paris March


JERUSALEM—French President Francois Hollande did not want Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to come to Paris Sunday to participate in the march against terror so as not to divert attention from the theme of national unity the million-person event was intended to symbolize, according to Israeli media reports.

Israeli Analysts: France Ignored Islamic Terror Directed at Jewish Targets


JERUSALEM—Israeli analysts on Sunday accused the French security apparatus and the French public of paying scant attention to Islamic terror directed at Jewish targets in recent years, in stark contrast to the outrage and massive police reaction that followed last week’s slaughter of journalists at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.