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Hezbollah ready to close the door on clash with Israel, U.N. says
Hezbollah ready to close the door on clash with Israel, U.N. says

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said Thursday that the United Nations had informed Israel that the Lebanese group Hezbollah was unlikely to escalate violence after deadly encounters a day earlier left three people dead, raising concern about more fighting in the Middle East. Yaalon, who indicated the Israeli military was on alert, said the message was received through the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, which deploys about 10,000 peacekeepers along the so-called Blue Line separating Lebanese and Israeli territory. The message from Hezbollah was that "as far as they are concerned, the incident is over," Yaalon told Israel Radio. Hezbollah targeted an Israeli military...

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