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ByTheEast: As a legal advocate for political causes, could you clarify who you represent in Palestine? Gilles Devers: I’m a dedicated supporter of the Palestinian cause. I work with everyone, without exception. Due to logistical reasons, my work primarily revolves around Gaza and the Hamas resistance movement. However, I also engage with various sectors of Palestinian civil society. Currently I am in the process of establishing contacts with the Palestinian...

Hezbollah has robustly expanded the size and the quality of its arsenal. The group in 2006 reportedly had about 15,000 rockets, while unofficial estimates in recent years suggest that this number has multiplied by almost 10 times. Hezbollah have reportedly acquired more advanced weaponry, particularly precision-guided missiles. Hezbollah is unlikely to have used its most sophisticated weaponry yet."

Dina Arakji

Associate analyst at Control Risks consultancy
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