Hezbollah


Hezbollah Downplays U.S. Sanctions on Iran

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror organization said Tuesday that U.S. sanctions against Iran and his Iran-backed group will not have major effects on them and will not lead to…

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Social Networks Shut Accounts of Hezbollah

Over the weekend, social networks Facebook and Twitter shut down the accounts of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah. According to officials in the Public Security Ministry, Minister Gilad Erdan recently threatened…

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Report: Hezbollah Pulls Back from Southern Syria

A Syrian war-monitor group said on Thursday that Hezbollah forces in Syria were withdrawing some 25 miles from the border with Israel, at the behest of Russia. The U.K.-based Syrian…

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Hezbollah Calls on Lebanon to Reject U.S. Sanctions

The leader of Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah group called on the Lebanese state Friday to stand up for citizens being slapped with sanctions by the United States, saying they are harming…

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Lebanon’s Hariri to Become PM for Third Time

Saad al-Hariri will be Lebanon’s prime minister for a third time, after winning the backing of a majority of MPs in official consultations on Thursday, the office of President Michel…

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Congressmen Move on Hezbollah Arming

A congressional bill that calls for a full-scale investigation of Hezbollah and the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) with the goal of putting a stop to the arming of…

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Report: Israel Hits Hezbollah Targets

There were unconfirmed media reports on Sunday night of an Israeli air force strike on Hezbollah positions along the Lebanon-Syrian border. The attacks were carried out near the eastern Lebanese…

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Hezbollah on High Alert for Israeli Attack

Hezbollah declared a state of emergency on Thursday, apparently prompted by the Juniper Cobra joint U.S.–Israel military maneuvers currently being conducted in Israel. “Hezbollah declared its ranks in readiness for…

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Hezbollah Threatens Israel Over Border Fence

Hezbollah has threatened to attack Israel if construction of a security barrier along the border with Lebanon is not stopped, according to media reports on Monday night. The threat was…

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