Updated November 3, 2023 at 11:58 a.m. ET
The leader of the Iranian-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah welcomed Hamas’ attacks on Israel on October 7 and vowed that his group would increase military pressure on Israel in the coming days, but said he would not had no intention of carrying out an all-out attack. for the moment, it is a question of allaying fears of a possible spread of war between Israel and Hamas in this unstable region.
Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah’s secretary general, spoke out for the first time since the Hamas attacks, amid concerns that the conflict in Israel’s south could spark a separate war in the north against the Lebanese militant group. Hezbollah and Israel have engaged in gunfire in recent weeks.
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