3 weeks Netanyahu says Hezbollah arsenal next to Beirut ‘gas’ depot Manilatimes |World
ISRAEL: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Lebanon’s Hezbollah of manufacturing weapons next to a “gas station” in Beirut, warning of “another tragedy” if it explodes. Israel has repeatedly accused the Shiite movement Hezbollah, backed by Israel’s arch-foe Iran, of building missiles to attack the Jewish state. Hezbollah swiftly denied the latest charge and invited journalists to visit the site. In a video speech from Jerusalem broadcast to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Netanyahu presented a map with coordinates he said showed a “secret weapons depot” in Beirut’s southern suburb of Jnah, a stronghold ... more