"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Monday, April 08, 2024

Hezbollah turns Israeli settlements into ghost towns -IRNA

 According to Al-Ahed News, media outlets of the Israeli regime published figures concerning the ongoing war between the regime forces and Hezbollah fighters, who inflicted heavy blows on all economic, social and tourism aspects of the lives settlers in northern occupied territories, in particular agriculture.

The two settlements of Shlomi and Kiryat Shemona in the Isba al-Jalil region in northern occupied Palestine suffered the most damage, standing at half a million shekel losses (each Israeli shekel equals $0.27).

The Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported that the financial damage from the war in Gaza on the regime’s trade and financial projects is estimated at $6 billion.

David Azoulay, the head of the Metula settlement council, acknowledged that around 100,000 settlers are living outside their settlements following the attacks by Lebanon’s Hezbollah.

The Israeli regime’s media outlets assessed the damage to agriculture at $131 million, noting that food prices increased 30 percent. The tourism sector’s income has also decreased by nearly 73 percent.