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Israel has carried out several air strikes inside Syria this year that officials said were aimed at preventing shipments of advanced weapons to Hezbollah
By Anno Bunnik Extremist movements and parties tend to disguise their true colours. The English Defence League, notorious for its racism, calls itself a ‘Human Rights’ Organisation. Dutch politician Geert Wilders, bent on banning the Quran, mosques and immigration, heads the ‘Freedom’ Party. Hezbollah, the self-proclaimed champion of Islamic ‘resistance’ is not alone in its …
By James M Dorsey As Lebanon, a country in which almost every facet of life is defined by sectarian fault lines, teeters in the shadow of the civil war in next door Syria, the country is also being rocked by multiple mushrooming sports scandals. Months after a massive football match-fixing scandal became public and three …
The National Coalition spoke out as troops and rebels were locked in fierce clashes outside the Damascus district of Qabun
President Morsi condemns Al-Assad regime and Hezbollah for ‘flagrant aggression’ and pledges to provide financial aid to the Syrian rebels.
The Islamist organisation endorses Sunni calls to support Syrian rebels against Al-Assad regime
Rebels said hundreds of fighters had broken through army lines to join the battle.
There was no immediate comment on Assad’s remarks from Israel
Bahrain will ask foreign ministers of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council to discuss “placing Hezbollah on the terror list” at a meeting in Saudi Arabia
Brotherhood criticises Hezbollah involvement in Syria, while Nasrallah promises victory
The National Coalition is expected to choose a new president, incorporate new members and decide the fate of an interim rebel government
The group of 11 states condemned the presence of foreign fighters in Syria and the increasing radicalism in the conflict
The organisation is a long-time ally of the Syrian regime and has sent fighters to battle alongside Assad’s troops
Syria blames Israel for Sunday’s airstrike near Damascus; UN investigators say no conclusive evidence links Damascus to the use of chemical weapons
Israel moves to stop weapons from the conflict reaching Hezbollah with its second reported attack in three days
CNN said US and Western intelligence agencies were reviewing information suggesting Israel had likely conducted a strike overnight on Thursday.
Israeli air force shoots down unmanned drone from Lebanon, Israeli PM calls incident ‘extremely grave’
Lebanon’s Shi’a Hezbollah movement came under increasing pressure over accusations it is backing regime troops in Syria
After conducting its own “internal investigations”, the report found that Zygier had started working for Mossad in 2003
Israel wants the EU to put the military wing of Hezbollah on a terrorist black list
The Shi’as party, Lebanon’s most powerful military force, occasionally announces the death of one of its fighters killed “carrying out his jihadist duty,” but without clarification.
Head of Kuwaiti delegation defending Mubarak claims he will be acquitted soon
Israel launched a devastating attack on Lebanon in 2006 after Hezbollah fighters captured four soldiers in a cross-border raid
The US and the EU, both anxious to ward off any further Syrian interference in Lebanon, have separately warned against creating a political vacuum.
Wissam al-Hassan was accused of aiding rebels fighting Al-Assad’s regime
Hariri’s defence lawyers accusing the Lebanese government of ignoring requests to cooperate the UN-backed court
“This assault is even worse than the 1969 burning of the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque”, says Nasrallah
Israel claims the Lebanese militant group has multiplied its stockpiles since 2006 invasion of Lebanon
Warnings over a possible Israeli strike against Hezbollah’s major ally
Sectarian violence erupts in Lebanon, wounding 33 people