BEIRUT (NEWSnet/AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah has new weapons and intelligence capabilities that could help it target critical positions in Israel, the militant group’s leader said Wednesday.

Hassan Nasrallah’s comments came as the cross-border conflict simmering between Hezbollah and Israel appears to be reaching a boiling point.

“We now have new weapons. But I won’t say what they are,” Nasrallah said in a televised address commemorating a top Hezbollah commander killed in an Israel airstrike  last week. “When the decision is made, they will be seen on the front lines.”

Hezbollah has used locally made explosive drones for the first time since the start of the Israel-Hamas war.

Nasrallah  said he has rejected offers from allied countries and militias in the region that could add tens of thousands to his ranks.

A nearly 10-minute-long video allegedly filmed by a Hezbollah surveillance drone and released Tuesday shows parts of Haifa. In his speech Wednesday, Nasrallah said Hezbollah has much more footage.

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