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Legal warnings surround Lebanon’s acquisition of Iranian oil

Motorbike and car drivers wait to get fuel at a gas station in Damour, Lebanon, August 13, 2021. (Reuters) August 20, 2021 Legal experts have warned of the repercussions of Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah’s announcement of importing oil from Iran on the movement of transactions, credits and shipping to and from Lebanon, and [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Lebanon|

Iranian fuel shipments to Lebanon purchased by Lebanese Shi’ite businessmen

Lebanon’s Iran-aligned Hezbollah group said an Iranian fuel shipment would set sail on Thursday. (AP) August 20, 2021 Iranian fuel shipments to Lebanon to help ease a crippling fuel shortasge were all purchased by a group of Lebanese Shi’ite businessmen, Iran’s semi-official Nournews said on Thursday. The report came hours after the leader [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Lebanon|

Hezbollah says Iranian fuel tanker to sail to Lebanon soon

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters through a screen during a rally in Jebshit village, southern Lebanon, Feb 16, 2017. (REUTERS) August 19, 2021 The leader of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group said Thursday that an Iranian fuel tanker will sail toward Lebanon “within hours,” warning Israel and the United [...]

By |August 19th, 2021|Lebanon|

N. Korea, Iran supported in building Hezbollah’s 45 kilometer tunnel: Report

Hezbollah's potential tunnel route in southern Lebanon. (ALMA) August 16, 2021 Hezbollah has built a 45 kilometer underground linking Lebanon’s south with inland Beqaa valley under a $13 million deal with a North Korean company specializing in the development of underground infrastructures under the supervision of an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps officer, according [...]

By |August 16th, 2021|Lebanon|

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says he will begin importing fuel from Iran

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah speaks on the group's Al-Manar television channel on Nov 10, 2017. (AFP) August 16, 2021 The leader of Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah said on Sunday he would begin to import gasoline and diesel from Iran. Lebanon is experiencing a severe fuel shortage that has caused long lines at petrol [...]

By |August 16th, 2021|Lebanon|

The world must put an end to Iran and Hezbollah: Israeli Defense Minister

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz attends a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem May 24, 2020. (Reuters) August 11, 2021 Iran is the greatest threat to the region and the world, said Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Tuesday. “It is not possible to remain neutral while Iran is advancing in its nuclear project,” he [...]

By |August 11th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

Hezbollah members intercepted by locals in rare challenge to Iran-backed group

A Lebanese army member walks near a pickup truck with a rocket launcher in Chouaya, Lebanon, August 6, 2021. (Reuters) August 6, 2021 Hezbollah fighters who fired rockets towards Israeli forces from Lebanon on Friday were intercepted by locals afterwards, the group said, a rare challenge to the Iran-backed organization as its members passed [...]

By |August 6th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

Hezbollah, Israel exchange fire across southern Lebanon border

An Israeli bombs expert, accompanied by two soldiers, inspects the remains of a rocket that was fired at Israel from Lebanon, in Kiryat Shmona, Israel August 4, 2021. (Reuters) August 6, 2021 Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah organization said it had fired dozens of rockets at open ground near Israeli positions in the disputed Shebaa [...]

By |August 6th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

“Iran out:” Anti-Hezbollah protesters march in Lebanon on Beirut blast anniversary

A cardboard cutout of Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, is hung in a noose by Lebanese protesters in downtown Beirut on August 8, 2020. (AFP) August 5, 2021 Protesters marching on the anniversary of the Beirut port blast are demanding an end to Iranian influence in Lebanon. Demonstrators were marching [...]

By |August 5th, 2021|Lebanon|

Rockets fired at Israel from Hezbollah-controlled south Lebanon

Members of the Israeli military, excavators, trailers, and other vehicles operating on the Israel-Lebanon border, Dec 5, 2018. (AFP) August 4, 2021 Two rockets launched from Lebanon on Wednesday struck Israel, which responded with artillery fire, amid heightened regional tensions over an alleged Iranian attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf last week. [...]

By |August 4th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|