A U.S. solider shows a picture of Daqduq, left, during a news conference in Baghdad’s Green Zone in 2007, the year he was captured.
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Hezbollah declined to comment Wednesday after Israel claimed it uncovered a unit in the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights led by a former commander from the group. Israel's army said the unit was created by Hezbollah across the cease-fire line in the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights and headed by Hezbollah commander Ali Musa Daqduq, who was previously jailed over an attack on U.S. forces.Israel says a previous such unit was established in the Syrian-controlled Golan under the command of Samir Kantar and Jihad Mughniyeh.According to Israel's military, the new unit was seeking to revive infrastructure left behind by the former one.Syria and Iran had not immediately responded to Israel's allegations.
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