Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday warned Israel that it would have to close its airport and seaports in the event of a third Lebanon war, saying its rockets could strike every part of the country.

Nasrallah made the comments, which echoed recent remarks from a senior Israel Defense Forces officer, in a televised speech marking Ashura. Just last week the Israeli army officer said Hezbollah would likely target Ben-Gurion airport and the Haifa seaport in a bid to thwart Israelis’ international travel.

“Israelis are saying in the media that they would have to close down Ben-Gurion airport and the Haifa port and yes, that’s true,” Nasrallah said, according to the Daily Star. […]