Beirut - On the morning of July 12, 2006 Hezbollah commandos launched a cross-border raid on an Israeli armored patrol, killing two soldiers and taking two hostages.
Almost every bridge in the country and thousands of buildings, vital infrastructure, transport hubs, and industrial buildings were damaged or destroyed. (File photo: Reuters)
Sealing Hezbollah’s dominance
Analysts highlighted how the war sealed Hezbollah’s dominance as a political-military force in the county at the expense of the nation at large. (File photo: Reuters)