The Gaza-based radio station Al-Aqsa radio, run by Hamas, has started sending signals into Israel, the Times of Israel reports, citing an Israeli satellite imagery company.

This has become possible due to a new tower, set up in a Lebanese village close to the country’s border with Israel. According to the outlet, Hezbollah assisted with its installment.

The outlet cites the CEO of Sat View Nissan Cohen as saying that the new tower’s radio signal is “very, very powerful”, reaching listeners in Tel Aviv and disrupting local broadcasters.

“Three media outlets turned to us and said there was something disrupting [their broadcasts] on frequency 101.6 [FM]. So we went to check. We followed [the broadcasts] north, got to the Lebanese border and realised it’s coming from there”, Cohen told the Army Radio.

Interestingly enough, the signal’s power source is reportedly located close to a site where the Israel Defense Forces have been trying to eliminate secret tunnels, believed to have been dug by Hezbollah from Lebanon to Israel.

The news about the Hamas-supported radio station comes hot on the heels of an Israeli announcement that Operation Northern Shield, launched to thwart possible attacks against the country by demolishing these secret passages, is ending.

IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis stated that they had discovered a sixth and largest tunnel, also reported being the last one, crossing into the country and are now working on its destruction.

Lebanese-Israeli relations have been poor for decades, but tensions have escalated in recent years as Israel has accused Hezbollah of being used by Iran to wage a proxy war on Israel.

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The last lengthy conflict between them happened in 2006, with Israeli forces invading Lebanon after Hezbollah kidnapped two Israeli soldiers in a cross-border raid. It lasted over a month, claimed the lives of over 1,300 people and was halted by a UN-brokered ceasefire.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Very amusing point : Hamas supports and arms al-Nusra/HTS in Syria, shelters ISIS/Sinai Wilayat in Gaza and if its main backer is Iran, they’re also on Turkey’s and Qatar’s payroll… You don’t need more clue to consider Turkey, Qatar and Iran are secret allies working together for the spread of global jihad. In fact, if you investigate this way by recouping through OSINT, you can only end concluding it’s exactly what’s happening, in other terms, Iran is a fake-friend to both Syria and Iraq. In the end, you also can only conclude that Daesh is an Iranian puppet!!!! Remember :… Read more »

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My two cents that this powerful broadcast relay will soon meet the same doom as the Hezb tunnels.

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Pipe down k**e boy