Israel said it carried out air attacks on Hezbollah observation posts in Lebanon on Wednesday after shots were fired from across the border towards its troops the previous evening. The country’s military had said earlier that a “security incident” was unfolding in the vicinity of Manara near the UN-demarcated Blue[…]
The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) on Tuesday found Salim Jamil Ayyash guilty of conspiracy to kill former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri and 21 others in a 2005 bombing. There was insufficient evidence against three other men charged as accomplices in the bombing and they were acquitted, the tribunal found. Judges[…]
The US military carried out “defensive strikes” in Iraq and Syria against the Kataib Hezbollah militia group, the Pentagon said on Sunday, two days after a US civilian contractor was killed in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base. The Pentagon said it targeted three locations of the Iranian-backed[…]
Security forces fired tear gas early on Monday amid confrontations in central Beirut between supporters of Hezbollah and Amal, and demonstrators protesting against Lebanon’s political elite. Lebanon has faced five weeks of anti-government protests, fuelled by anger at corruption among the sectarian politicians who have governed the country for decades. Demonstrators[…]
Beirut, Lebanon – With the recent resignation of now-caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri amid unprecedented protests, Lebanon is entering a phase of political wrangling in which Hezbollah and its allies will be decisive. Hariri resigned on Tuesday, saying he was responding to the will of the Lebanese people who for 13 days had taken to the streets[…]
Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement warned on Friday that a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war, suggesting that adversaries were seeking to exploit an unprecedented wave of demonstrations to provoke conflict, according to Reuters. Lebanon has been swept by more than a week of nationwide protests against a political[…]
Lebanon’s Hezbollah said it has down an Israeli drone near the country’s southern border. Earlier the group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah vowed that Israel will no longer be allowed to violate Lebanon’s airspace with impunity. The debris on the spy drone is allegedly in the hands of Hezbollah’s fighters, who are[…]
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has vowed to usher in a “new phase” of conflict with Israel, insisting Tel Aviv will no longer violate Lebanese airspace with their drones and promising to respond in force. In a video address on Monday afternoon, Nasrallah condemned the recent incursions into Lebanon by Israeli[…]
The Israeli military has reportedly engaged in a cross-border exchange of fire, after an anti-tank missile – said to have come from Lebanon – landed near an Israeli border town. “A number of anti-tank missiles were fired from Lebanon towards an Israel Defense Forces base and military vehicles. A number[…]
US President Donald Trump’s administration issued a new set of economic sanctions, this time blacklisting a major Lebanese bank it accuses of ties with the Lebanese group Hezbollah. The US designated Hezbollah a foreign terrorist group in 1997, and has accused it of serving as a proxy force for Iran[…]
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