Hizballah Increases Missile Arsenal

(Middle East Newsline) Hizballah has significantly increased its missile and rocket arsenal, receiving more than 1,000 missiles and a range of rockets from Iran, Iraq, and Syria in 2002 and 2003, Israeli officials said. Hizballah now has an estimated 12,000 rockets and missiles deployed in southern Lebanon that present a strategic threat to Israel. While Iran and Syria withheld weapons shipments to Hizballah for several months in 2003, missile and rocket deliveries were resumed at the end of last year.

2004-07-07 00:00:00

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