Israel Urges UN to Condemn Hizbullah over Tunnels

(AP-ABC News) Josef Federman - Israel on Wednesday urged a special session of the UN Security Council to condemn Hizbullah and designate it a terrorist organization following the discovery of cross-border tunnels stretching into Israel. Following a stormy session, the council took no action on the Israeli request, though several members sided with Israel. Sweden said Hizbullah's military capabilities pose a "clear risk" to regional stability. The Netherlands strongly condemned the tunnel activities as a "flagrant violation" of Israeli sovereignty and international law.

2018-12-20 00:00:00

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