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Hezbollah

Hezbollah Chief: We are looking to kill an Israeli soldier — and aren’t in a hurry

Sunday, August 30, 2020

08/30/2020 Hezbollah will only be satisfied when it has killed an Israeli soldier, thereby reestablishing “deterrence,” the Lebanon-based terror group’s Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday. “I want to be more clear than at any previous time: when Israel kills one of our fighters, we will kill one of your soldiers,” Nasrallah said in … Read More

UN Peacekeepers Investigating Flareup on Israel-Lebanon Border

Thursday, August 27, 2020

08/26/2020 The United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon UNIFIL on Wednesday announced it was launching an investigation into an apparent exchange of fire between the Israel Defense Forces and Hezbollah terror group along the Israeli-Lebanese border the night before. “I have launched an urgent investigation and I call on both parties to fully cooperate with … Read More

IDF Attacks Hezbollah Outposts in Response to Cross-Border Gunfire

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

08/26/2020 Residents along border ordered to stay at home Tuesday night following shots fired from Lebanon at IDF posts Israel Defense Forces (IDF) targeted Hezbollah observational posts in Lebanon from the air early Wednesday in response to an attack on an Israeli army positions the night before. “Following the report regarding a security incident which started … Read More

Report: Ammonium Nitrate Behind Beirut Blast Traced to Hezbollah-Linked Bank

Monday, August 24, 2020

08/23/2020 The massive explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4 has been traced back to a cargo ship, the Rhosus, that arrived in the city’s port in 2013 carrying 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate. The owner of the Rhosus has now been linked to the Lebanese bank used by Hezbollah, according to an investigation by Der Spiegel and … Read More

Hezbollah Received from Iran Supplies of the Chemical that Exploded in Beirut – Report

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

08/19/2020 Intelligence sources cast doubt over Nasrallah’s claim that organization not responsible for Beirut blast Hezbollah had received from Iran many supplies of ammonium nitrate, the same substance that caused the massive explosion in Beirut’s port earlier this month, German daily Die Welt reported Wednesday. Citing anonymous intelligence sources of western countries, the report stated … Read More

Lithuania Designates Hezbollah A terrorist Group, Bans Members From Entry

Thursday, August 13, 2020

08/13/2020 Lithuanian FM hails “successful cooperation between the Lithuanian and Israeli national security agencies” Lithuania announced Thursday it was designating the Lebanese Hezbollah movement as a terrorist group in its entirety. Vilnius also banned the group’s members and its affiliates from entering the country, the ban set to remain in place for the next 10 … Read More

U.S. Prepares Sanctions Against Hezbollah’s Allies in Lebanon

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

08/12/2020 The Trump administration is preparing to impose anticorruption sanctions against prominent Lebanese politicians and businessmen in an effort to weaken Hezbollah’s influence in the aftermath of last week’s explosion in Beirut’s port, according to U.S. officials and others familiar with the plans. The blast, which killed at least 160 people and injured thousands more, has accelerated … Read More

Lebanon Protests, Macron Visit Highlight Absurd EU Policy On Hezbollah

Monday, August 10, 2020

08/09/2020 Watching the protests in Lebanon that rose after the massive explosion in Beirut last week, and seeing videos posted on social media by anguished and frustrated Lebanese people, a clear theme emerges: People are angry, and many of them are pointing fingers at Hezbollah. Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Shi’ite terrorist group, has held a firm grip over … Read More

Scholar Presents Global Map Of Hezbollah Terrorist Operations

Monday, August 10, 2020

08/09/2020 A leading expert on the Lebanese terrorist movement Hezbollah’s operations across the globe presented last week the first-ever interactive multimedia tool chronicling the Shi’ite organization’s malign activities. “Hezbollah is active not only along the Blue Line, not only in Syria, but in other military conflicts throughout the region and in terrorist activity around the world,” … Read More

Without Dismantling Hezbollah’s Arsenal, Lebanon Will Always be at Risk

Friday, August 7, 2020

08/05/2020 Tuesday’s massive explosions in Beirut were a tragedy. But as is often the case in Lebanon, this tragedy was preventable. The reported 2,750 tons of ammonium nitratethat sat unclaimed and uncontrolled since at least 2014 in a warehouse is yet another sign of failed leadership and mismanagement by the Lebanese political elite. At minimum, it was ineptitude. … Read More