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Hezbollah’s links with Irish terror group exposed

Hezbollah flags have often been waved at the annual al-Quds rally in Berlin. (Getty) September 14, 2020 Hezbollah provided the New IRA with finances and shipments of weapons, according to an undercover agent who infiltrated the Irish terror group. Former British secret service operative Denis McFadden made the assessment after spying on the [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Europe, Lebanon|

US sanctions 2 Lebanese politicians allied with Iran-backed Hezbollah

Hezbollah supporters hold images of Ayatollah Khomeini (L) and Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenai, during celebrations in Beirut on February 6, 2019. (AFP) September 8, 2020 The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday sanctioned two former Lebanese Cabinet ministers who are allied with militant Hezbollah in a rare move against politicians close to the Iran-backed [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|Lebanon, North America, USA|

Hezbollah urged to serve the Lebanese people and stop supporting Iran

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (L) shakes hands with Maronite Christian leader Samir Geagea (R) during a meeting in Beirut, May 16, 2006. (REUTERS) By Imad Chidiac September 8, 2020 An influential Lebanese politician has urged Hezbollah to help Lebanon, its people and its security and abandon its projects to “spearhead” Iran’s interests in the region. Lebanese Forces [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|Lebanon|

Street in Beirut renamed after slain Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

Gen. Qassem Soleimani (C), former heads 0f elite Quds Force, attends a graduation ceremony of a group of the guard's officers in Tehran, June 30, 2018. (AP) September 7, 2020 A street in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital Beirut has been renamed after slain Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, according to images shared on [...]

By |September 7th, 2020|Lebanon|

French figures call on Macron to back EU efforts to ban Hezbollah

President Macron also stressed the necessity of working to confront Iran's destabilizing activities in the region. (Reuters) September 4, 2020 A group of prominent French figures has called on French President Emmanuel Macron to declare the Iran-backed Lebanese party Hezbollah a terrorist organisation and not to block European Union efforts to blacklist the [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|Europe, Lebanon|

Austrian court convicts Iran-trained Hezbollah commander for terrorism

Fighters of the Shiite Hezbollah terror group in the southern Lebanese town of Kfar Hatta on March 18, 2017. (AFP) September 2, 2020 A court in the capital of the Austrian state of Carinthia last week convicted a Hezbollah commander and recruiter for the Lebanese terrorist organization. The court in the city of Klagenfurt declared [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Europe, Lebanon|

UNSC draft resolution aims to prevent Iran-linked Hezbollah’s violations in south Lebanon

A French U.N. peacekeepers Leclerc tank passes a billboard showing Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrullah. (AFP) August 28, 2020 French negotiators at the UN Security Council exerted intense diplomatic efforts to persuade their US counterparts of a draft resolution that would “lay new foundations” for the mission of [...]

By |August 28th, 2020|Lebanon|

Israel attacks Iran-backed Hezbollah posts after shots fired at soldiers

Israeli soldiers block the road on the border with Lebanon in the northern town of Metula, December 4, 2018. (AP) August 26, 2020 Israeli attack helicopters struck observation posts of the militant Hezbollah group along the Lebanon border overnight after shots were fired at Israeli troops operating in the area, the military said [...]

By |August 26th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

US Congress calls for standing against Chinese-Iranian ambitions in Lebanon

Members of the House of Representatives of the 111th Congress, Washington. (AP) August 21, 2020 A group of Democratic and Republican senators called on the US administration to lead international efforts to help the Lebanese people after the Beirut Aug. 4 explosion and to stand in the way of Iranian and Chinese goals [...]

By |August 21st, 2020|East Asia, Lebanon, North America, USA|

Iran sold Hezbollah hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate in 2013

Wounded people walk near the site of an explosion at the port in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4, 2020. (AFP) August 21, 2020 Iran supplied Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group with hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate in 2013-2014, around the same time Lebanon confiscated thousands of tons of the explosive substance that years [...]

By |August 21st, 2020|Lebanon|