Israeli soldiers taking pictures of Lebanon's border on Monday, March 23, 2015. (The Daily Star/stringer)
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Israel has deployed its Iron Dome anti-missile system near Lebanon's southern border, an Israeli military officer has said.Col. Yoni Saada Marom, commander of Israel's Active Defense Air Wing, told Fox News that the move comes to placate Israeli fears that the recently sealed Iranian nuclear deal will see bolstered Iranian support to Hezbollah.While not making details public, Hezbollah has said its military capabilities have been significantly boosted since 2006 .The 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel killed around 160 Israelis, most of them troops fighting Hezbollah inside Lebanon, while 1,200 people in Lebanon, mostly civilians, were killed in Israeli strikes.
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