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The Prime Minister of Lebanon commented on the verdict of the Tribunal in the Hague for the Hariri case

The final verdict of the special Tribunal in the Hague for the murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri may be used by some forces as a pretext to incite strife in Lebanon, said Tuesday the Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab at the meeting of the Supreme Council for national security.

The final verdict of spectrasoul for the murder of Hariri, who was killed in a suicide attack in Beirut on 14 February 2005, must be declared on 7 August.

The President of Lebanon accused Israel of instability on southern borders

The aggressive actions taken by Israel on the border with Lebanon on Monday, threatening stability in the region, said the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun at a meeting of the Supreme Council for national security.

On Monday, the media reported about the "incident" in the area of Shebaa farms on the Lebanese-Israeli border. After a reported clash with a firearm. Eyewitnesses told RIA Novosti about the shelling by Israel of a settlement Kafarshuba in southern Lebanon. The Hezbollah declared involvement in the clashes on the southern borders, noting that the fire was only one party - Israel.

Netanyahu praised the willingness of the Israeli army

The Hezbollah must understand that the Israeli army is ready for any scenario and will do anything to protect themselves, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

"I was under the impression that the IDF is well prepared for any possible scenario. We continue to act to thwart Iran's military presence in our region. We will do everything possible to protect yourself, and I suggest "Hezbollah" to take this simple fact into account. Israel ready for any scenario" - leads the office of the Prime Minister's statement, which he did after the morning safety assessment of the Northern regions the day after "a military incident" at the border.

The expert commented on the situation on the border between Israel and Lebanon

The tension between Israel and the Lebanese movement "Hezbollah" is unlikely to turn into large-scale confrontation, Israel will not repeat the mistake of 2006, when the parties broke out an armed conflict, told RIA Novosti assistant Professor, Institute of social Sciences of Ranepa Sergey Demidenko.

Earlier it was reported the transfer by Israel of an additional infantry forces to the Northern border after Arab media reports about the death of a soldier of the Lebanese movement "Hezbollah" as a result of the Israeli air force strike in the South of Damascus on July 20. The Israeli army refused to comment on the RIA Novosti reports that Syria's air defense repelled an Israeli attack in the skies over their capital. On Monday, the Israeli military has reported "incident" on the border with Lebanon, and residents are asked to stay home. Also, according to the Lebanese TV channel "al-Mayadin", the Israeli army opened fire on the settlement Kafarshuba in southern Lebanon.

Media reported about the growing tension on the border of Lebanon and Israel

The Israeli army is amassing forces to the Lebanese border and taking additional measures in anticipation of retaliation for the Lebanese movement "Hezbollah" after the death of its fighters as a result of Israeli air RAID in the South of Damascus, writes the Lebanese newspaper "al-Akhbar".

According to the newspaper, the Israeli military went on the alert, without waiting for the official statements of the Shiite party, while the leadership of Hezbollah is in no hurry to give any of the promises associated with the responses, reserving the right to respond in any place at any time.

The expert described the reasons for the decline of the US pressure on the Lebanese economy

The United States realized the ineffectiveness of pressure on the Lebanese economy with the aim of adversely affect the Shiite movement Hezbollah, said Lebanese Professor in Economics and management Ahmad Zane.

"The pressure of the Americans in Lebanon is on the decline. They understand that their actions have a negative impact more on their allies in the face of a number of parties, than Hezbollah, so the Americans in Kuwait, France and, perhaps, Qatar has given the green light for the provision of assistance to Lebanon to this country are closer to the East",- told RIA Novosti Zane.

When the Israeli air force strike in Damascus killed a soldier of Hezbollah

Fighter of the Lebanese movement Hezbollah were killed in an attack by the Israeli air force South of Damascus, on Monday, reported RIA Novosti in the press service of the Shiite movement.

"Yes, we officially confirmed the death of one of our fighters as a result of enemy air RAID near Damascus. The funeral took place yesterday (Wednesday) in his native village fighter Itit in southern Lebanon," - said the Agency interlocutor.

The analyst praised the relations between Israel and Lebanon

Statements from tel Aviv about the intention to start drilling on the deposits in the disputed Maritime area Lebanon have limited the provocative impact, a new Lebanese-Israeli war is unlikely in the foreseeable future for several reasons, told RIA Novosti the Lebanese political analyst and writer Wasim buzzy.

Earlier, the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun said that Israel's decision to start producing oil offshore in the disputed Lebanese territories will lead to escalation of tension. Special attention was paid to Aung pool is Block-9, test drilling on the Lebanese side plans to begin in the coming months.

Iraqi Prime Minister fired his national security Advisor

The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi was released from the post of adviser on national security and the acting head of the national security Council Faleh al-Fayyad, the leader of the people's militia, "al-Hashd al-SHAABI", said Saturday the Iraqi media.

"On the basis of the public interest and with the consent of the Prime Minister and commander of the armed forces (Mustafa al-Kazemi - ed.) ... decided to release Faleh Faisal Fahd al-Fayyad from the post of acting head of the national security Council," - said in the text of the decree published on the website of the TV channel Al-Sumaria.

In Lebanon, the judge resigned after a scandal in the media with the US Ambassador

A judge from the Lebanese city of tyre Muhammad Masih, issued a verdict banning the Lebanese journalists to interview the U.S. Ambassador in Beirut, Dorothy Shea, has resigned, according to the Lebanese TV channel "al-Mayadin".

Mazeh judge on Friday ruled the ban to the media in connection with the statements of the American Ambassador in interview to TV channel "al-Hadas", which was regarded as a blatant interference in the internal Affairs of Lebanon and aimed at destabilizing the situation in the country. For violating an order the judge imposed a fine in the amount of 200 thousand dollars and the revocation of the license. American diplomat in an interview with broadcasting from Dubai channel "al-Hadas" he accused the Shiite party Hezbollah that it does not make a decision that would help Lebanon emerge from the economic crisis, depriving the country of billions of dollars.

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