Thursday, August 18, 2016

Hezbollah official: Israel's demise 'closer than ever'

Hezbollah officials are continuing to threaten Israel, the latest threat coming by Lebanese cleric Hashem Safieddine, head of the terrorist's group executive council.

In a television interview with the Al-Mayadeentelevision network, dated August 8 and translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), Safieddine said that "Israel is closer than ever before to its demise" and warned that "the time for operations will come."

When the interviewer asked whether Hezbollah was capable of entering the Galilee or "even further than the Galilee" with ground forces, Safieddine responded, "We have that capability. Of course."

"We are only becoming more convinced in our belief that Israel is closer than ever before to its demise,” Safieddine said in the comments transcribed by MEMRI.

“Israel, that power which was created in our region, that terrorist military barracks that perpetrated all those massacres... Israel is now closer than ever before to its demise,” he continued. READ MORE