Israeli security official: Our policy has been and remains aimed at thwarting every attempted terror attack.
Northern Israel was on high alert Tuesday night for potential fallout from an air strike that killed senior Hezbollah and Iranian officials on Sunday, as Iran warned Israel to expect “ruinous thunderbolts.”
In light of the security evaluation, the IDF shut a section of road along the Lebanese border between Avivim and Dovev to all but local farmers.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman held a special session of a trimmed down security cabinet Tuesday. The two-hour meeting reportedly was devoted to discussing the developments in the North. No statement was released afterward.