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Lebanon’s Hezbollah says second diesel ship from Iran arrived in Baniyas

The Iran-aligned group says the fuel shipments should ease a crippling energy crisis in Lebanon. (Google) September 24, 2021 Lebanon's Hezbollah announced the arrival of a second ship loaded with diesel coming from Iran to Syria's Baniyas port Thursday evening, the group's al-Manar TV said on its Telegram channel early on Friday. The [...]

By |September 24th, 2021|Lebanon, Syria|

TankerTrackers says third tanker carrying fuel to Lebanon underway

Hezbollah flags flutter as a convoy of tanker trucks, carrying Iranian fuel oil, arrive at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon, Sept 16, 2021. (Reuters) September 20, 2021 A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|Lebanon|

Israel establishes rapid intervention force to prevent Hezbollah incursion

Israeli soldiers block the road on the border with Lebanon in the northern town of Metula, December 4, 2018. (AP) September 18, 2021 The Israeli army spokesman announced the establishment of a “rapid intervention unit”, with the aim of confronting an expected scenario, in which a Hezbollah force, in the event of war, [...]

By |September 18th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

Israel is reluctant to interfere with Iranian fuel shipments to Lebanon

Iranian oil tanker Fortune is anchored at the dock of the El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, May 25, 2020. (AP) September 18, 2021 Amid claims of victory by Lebanon’s Hezbollah to have imported Iranian fuel, Israeli sources and media said their country will not interfere to stop the shipments. Tanker trucks [...]

By |September 18th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

US issues sanctions tied to supporters of Hezbollah, Iran

Hezbollah and Iran flags are seen during a rally to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution, in southern Beirut. (AP) September 18, 2021 The United States said on Friday it was sanctioning Lebanon and Kuwait-based financial conduits that fund the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah as well as financial facilitators and front [...]

By |September 18th, 2021|Lebanon|

Iran’s fuel shipments violate Lebanon’s sovereignty: PM Mikati

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati arrives at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon September 13, 2021. (REUTERS) September 17, 2021 Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Iranian fuel shipments imported by the Hezbollah movement constitute a breach of Lebanon’s sovereignty, according to comments published by his office. “The violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty makes me sad,” [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Lebanon|

US official: Iranian fuel shipment is a ‘PR stunned by Hezbollah’

A U.N. peacekeepers Leclerc tank passes a billboard showing Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrullah, in Lebanon. (AFP) September 17, 2021 US President Joe Biden’s nominee for Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Barbara Leaf, has described an Iranian fuel shipment that arrived in Lebanon on Thursday [...]

By |September 17th, 2021|Lebanon, North America, USA|

Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon: Reports

People watch Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah as he appears on a screen to speak to his supporters in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, May 25, 2017. (REUTERS) September 16, 2021 Hezbollah began bringing Iranian fuel into Lebanon via Syria on Thursday, a move the Shia group says aims to ease a crippling energy crisis [...]

By |September 16th, 2021|Lebanon, Syria|

US offers $7 mln for information on Hezbollah’s external security chief

Talal Hamiyah is considered to be the head of the Lebanese Hezbollah's External Security Office. (RFJ) September 14, 2021 The US has announced a reward on Monday of up to $7 mln for any information on the head of Hezbollah’s external security office responsible for the terror group’s cell operations around the world. [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Lebanon, North America, USA|

Hezbollah: Iranian tanker bringing fuel to Lebanon in Syria

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses an election rally via video link in a southern suburb of Beirut on April 13, 2018. (AP) September 13, 2021 The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Monday the first tanker carrying Iranian fuel to Lebanon has arrived in a Syrian port and the diesel will be [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Lebanon, Syria|