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Hezbollah Planning 'Calculated Strike' Against Israel


Hezbollah Planning 'Calculated Strike' Against Israel


Shi'ite organization warns retaliation 'is being arranged in a way which wouldn't lead to a war that neither Hezbollah nor Israel wants'

Hezbollah is preparing a "calculated strike" against its enemy Israel after drones crashed in Beirut but it seeks to avoid a new war, two sources allied to the heavily armed Shi'ite Muslim movement told Reuters on Tuesday.

A reaction "is being arranged in a way which wouldn't lead to a war" that Hezbollah does not want, one of the sources said.

"The direction now is for a calculated strike, but how matters develop, that's another thing."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said earlier on Tuesday that Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah should "calm down" after Nasrallah said his Iranian-backed movement would respond to the crash of two drones in a Beirut suburb. 

Read more: https://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/hezbollah-planning-calculated-strike-against-israel-1.7761120