The Take: What is the risk of wider conflict between Israel and Hezbollah?

Clashes on the Lebanon-Israel border have intensified, displacing thousands.

An Israeli medical vehicle travels near the northern town of Kiryat Shmona close to the border with Lebanon on October 31, 2023, amid increasing cross-border tensions between Hezbollah and Israel as fighting continues in the south with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip [Jalaa Mary/AFP]

Since Hamas rebels launched a surprise assault against Israel on October 7th, Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia and Israel have been regularly exchanging fire across the border. So, could mounting tensions between them start yet another war? And what might that mean for Lebanon?

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Source: Al Jazeera