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.

President's son sentenced to 16 years in prison

2015-03-11 18:09

The son of the president of Suriname has received leniency from a judge who ordered him to serve over 16 years in prison after a US terror sting.

Two Israeli soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack

2015-01-28 17:39

Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper have been killed in an exchange of fire between Hezbollah and Israel that has raised fears of a full-blown conflict.

Lebanon: Israel detonates spying device, 1 killed

2014-09-05 22:29

Israel has detonated a spy device, killing a member of Hezbollah, the group says

Hezbollah: Gaza resistance will defeat Israel

2014-07-21 16:37

Lebanon's Hezbollah is backing the Palestinian "resistance" in Gaza to defeat Israel, the Shi'ite movement's leader Hassan Nasrallah has said.

Wanted Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

2014-05-27 13:06

A senior Hezbollah commander branded by the FBI as one of the world's most wanted terrorists has been killed fighting in Syria, residents of his village in southern Lebanon says.

Syria army seizes ancient Christian town

2014-04-14 13:14

Syrian soldiers backed by Hezbollah fighters have recaptured the town of Maaloula, north of Damascus, military sources and state television says.


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.

Israel buries soldiers

2015-01-29 16:07

Israel is burying two soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike that triggered Israeli fire on southern Lebanon.

UN saw drones over Syria

2015-01-20 06:14

UN peacekeepers stationed in the Golan Heights along the Syrian-Israeli border have observed drones coming from the Israeli side before and after an airstrike.

Israel is a cancer - Hezbollah leader

2014-08-15 13:23

The leader of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has called Israel a cancer and that the “ultimate goal should be to remove it”, according to a report.

Israel returns fire after rockets fired from Lebanon

2014-07-11 17:11

Rockets have been fired at northern Israel from Lebanon and Israel's army responded with artillery fire, Lebanese and Israeli military authorities say.

Iran recruiting Afghans to fight in Syria - report

2014-05-16 10:43

Iran is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Assad says war turning in govt's favour

2014-04-14 08:45

President Bashar Assad says that the war that has torn Syria apart for three years and cost more than 150 000 lives is turning in the government's favour, news agency Sana reports.

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