Netanyahu warns Hezbollah against playing with fire after frontier incident

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israeli forces thwarted an attempt by Hezbollah to infiltrate across the Lebanon frontier on Monday, which the Iranian-backed Shi’ite group denied. “Hezbollah should know it is playing with fire,” Netanyahu said in a televised address from Israel’s defence ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv. He cautioned that any…

Lallana joins Brighton, Lovren to Russia

LONDON Brighton signed free agent Adam Lallana on the first day Monday of the summer transfer window after the English Premier League winner was released by Liverpool. The 32-year-old English midfielder joined the south-coast club on a three-year contract to stay in the top division. He has a wealth of experience alongside his technical…