However, though Hezbollah claims that Shebaa Farms (an area on the Western slopes of Mount Hermon in the Golan which Israel captured from Syria in 1967) is “an area of south Lebanon”, to justify its continued existence, the UN confirmed that Israel withdrew entirely from southern Lebanon in 2000 and, thus, that Shebaa Farms is not part of Lebanon.
Following our communication with Telegraph editors, they amended the passage.
It now reads:
We commend Telegraph editors for agreeing to the revision.
- Patch BBC reporting on Hizballah attacks in northern Israel (bbcwatch.org)