The U.S. has warned Israel over simmering tensions along its border with Lebanon. Axios reported that U.S. secretary of defence, Lloyd Austin, chided Israeli defence minister Yoav Gallant. The report cited U.S and Israeli officials as claiming that Israel was provoking Hezbollah to join a wider war dragging the U.S. and other allies in the conflict. “Hezbollah was playing with fire and the IDF is being mindful,” Israeli defence minister replied. Watch for more details.