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Hezbollah defies Israel, says has 'precision missiles'

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Hezbollah defies Israel, says has 'precision missiles'

Lebanon’s Hezbollah said Thursday it had acquired “precision missiles” despite extensive efforts by neighbour and foe Israel to prevent the Shiite movement developing this capability. The resistance now owns precision missiles” as part of its weaponry, Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised address during the key Shiite commemoration of Ashura. Israel this month acknowledged carrying out more than 200 strikes over the past 18 months in war-torn Syria, where Hezbollah fights alongside Israel’s arch-foe and Shiite powerhouse Iran in support of the Damascus regime.

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