US charges Lebanese 'Hezbollah financier'

2017-03-25 13:35

US authorities have arrested a long-wanted alleged Hezbollah financier on charges of violating US terror-related sanctions, after he was apparently deported to the United States from Morocco.

Iran's leader calls Israel a 'dirty chapter of history'

2017-02-21 16:10

Iran's supreme leader has used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to lash out at Israel, calling the Jewish state a "fake" nation in a "dirty chapter" of history.

New challenges in Syria as militants weaponise drones

2016-10-13 06:49

A US military official says militant groups like Hezbollah and ISIS have learned how to weaponise surveillance drones and use them against each other.

Israel admits hitting Hezbollah-bound arms

2016-04-12 06:08

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has openly admitted for the first time that Israel had attacked dozens of convoys transporting weapons in Syria destined for Hezbollah.

Lebanon minister quits over Hezbollah 'domination'

2016-02-21 21:02

Accusing Hezbollah of trying to 'extend control over Lebanon and its decisions', Ashraf Rifi resigns as justice minister.

Syria army advances against rebels in south

2015-12-29 17:36

Regime forces have seized a military base from rebels in southern Syria and are locked in heavy fighting in a nearby opposition stronghold.

Lebanon arrests 9 over Beirut bombings

2015-11-15 20:23

Lebanon has arrested nine people, mostly Syrians, over last week's Beirut bombings that killed 44 people in an attack which originally had targeted a hospital.

Lebanon mourns 41 killed in bomb attack on Hezbollah bastion

2015-11-13 11:14

Lebanon is holding a day of mourning for 41 people killed in twin bombings on a busy shopping street in southern Beirut, the bloodiest such attack for years which was claimed by the ISIS.

Iran-backed forces near Aleppo

2015-10-16 22:09

As many as 2 000 Iranian and Iran-backed forces are currently in Syria helping regime troops in an offensive near Aleppo that is being co-ordinated with Russia.

Gambia expels Lebanese businessman accused of Hezbollah ties

2015-06-03 07:49

A Lebanese businessman accused by the United States of providing financial support to the Lebanese militant movement Hezbollah has left Gambia in compliance with an expulsion order, government sources say.


Israeli army chief: Hezbollah leader killed by rivals

2017-03-21 17:27

Israel's military chief Gadi Eisenkot says Israel believes Hezbollah's top military commander has been killed by rivals in Syria.

Lebanese president in Egypt, day after defending Hezbollah

2017-02-13 21:05

Lebanon's newly elected president visits Egypt, a day after defending militant Hezbollah group to an Egyptian TV station

Hezbollah blames Islamist extremists for commander killing

2016-05-14 13:01

Lebanon's Hezbollah has blamed Islamist extremists for killing the Shi’ite militant group's top military commander in Syria in an artillery attack.

Arab League declares Lebanon's Hezbollah a terror group

2016-03-12 08:03

Arab League foreign ministers have declared Lebanon's Shi'ite movement Hezbollah a terrorist group, after Sunni-dominated Gulf monarchies adopted the same stance.

Bahrain dismantles cell linked to Hezbollah

2016-01-06 20:00

Bahrain says it has dismantled an Iran-linked "terror" cell that was planning a series of attacks in the kingdom.

Netanyahu: Israel strikes in Syria from 'time to time'

2015-12-01 20:55

Israel "is active from time to time in Syria", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said in one of his most explicit comments yet on reported Israeli airstrikes there.

Hezbollah chief denounces Paris attacks

2015-11-14 23:58

Hassan Nasrallah, chief of Lebanon's powerful Shi'ite Muslim movement Hezbollah, has strongly condemned the Islamic State group's attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.

Suicide blasts kill 37 in Hezbollah bastion

2015-11-12 20:00

At least 37 people have been killed and more than 180 wounded after twin suicide bombings rocked a stronghold of Lebanon's Shi'ite Hezbollah movement in south Beirut.

Hezbollah threatens to displace millions of Israelis

2015-06-05 23:00

The Hezbollah leader says 'millions' of Israelis will be displaced in case of a new war.

Hezbollah urges backing for fight against ISIS

2015-05-24 21:02

The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement has urged broad support for his group's fight in Syria, saying it was engaged in an existential battle against the Islamic State group.

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