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Hezbollah

Hezbollah ‘threatens Lebanon

Hezbollah ‘threatens Lebanon, region, and must withdraw from Syria’ — Tillerson

Thursday, February 15, 2018

BEIRUT — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday accused the Lebanon-based terror organization, Hezbollah, of threatening Lebanon and the region, and called for it to end its activities in Syria, to lower tensions there. On the same day, Sheikh Nabil Kaouk, a former deputy head of Hezbollah’s executive council, who led the group’s … Read More

IDF Acknowledges Serious Hezbollah Missile Threat to Israeli Natural Gas Rigs

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

  A senior IDF naval officer confirmed this week that Hezbollah — Iran’s proxy Shi’ite terror organization based in Lebanon — now possesses missiles that could cause serious damage to the natural gas fields in the Mediterranean Sea that provide Israel with 60 percent of its electricity. While the missile threat from Hezbollah is normally … Read More

Israel Sounds Alarm Over Renewed Iran-Hezbollah Activity

Monday, February 5, 2018

 Tensions between Israel, Hezbollah and Iran have risen sharply this week, following the discovery of an Iranian program to set up weapons factories on Lebanese soil — for the manufacture of missile guidance systems. Such guidance systems can be placed on Hezbollah’s arsenal of rockets and missiles, and turn inaccurate projectiles into precision-strike weapons, capabilities that were once reserved … Read More

Hezbollah May Use Suicide Ships In Next War, Former Naval Officer Warns

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Israeli Navy should anticipate Hezbollah using suicide ships in the next war with the terrorist group, R.-Adm. Prof. Shaul Chorev told The Jerusalem Post. “Hezbollah will not need to equip themselves with ships like Israel, but we must assume they will use asymmetric warfare to challenge Israeli technology like land-to-sea missiles or suicide ships … Read More

Fatah Downplays Meeting With Hezbollah Leader

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad met in Beirut on December 31 with Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Hezbollah which is designated as a terrorist organization by the US, the EU and the Arab League. A day earlier a Palestinian Authority (PA) delegation met with Lebanese officials, including Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri, to discuss American President … Read More

US House approves legislation to sanction Hezbollah, thwart its cash flow

Thursday, October 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed a spate of bills on Wednesday to sanction Hezbollah and prevent its militants from receiving illicit funding as part of a package of measures designed to target one of Iran’s leading terrorist proxies. One of them, sponsored by Rep. Ed Royce, a Republican from California, and Rep. Eliot … Read More

Jewish and Christian groups commend Senate passage of Hezbollah financing act

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

“Iran’s emerging stranglehold over a vast swath of the Middle East is a dire threat to the United States and Israel,” said David Brog, a board member of Christians United for Israel. “And a newly enriched, experienced and emboldened Hezbollah is the tip of Iran’s spear. This legislation is an important first step in recognizing and … Read More

CUFI Welcomes Senate Passage of Bill Targeting Hezbollah’s Financing

Monday, October 9, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Friday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, welcomed Senate passage of the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017. This legislation targets foreign governments that support Hezbollah as well as companies and individuals that aid the terrorist organization’s fundraising or recruitment activities. “Hezbollah is a terrorist … Read More