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Tensions rattle Lebanon anti-graft protests

Oct 26, 2019 - 10:05 AM

Hassan Nasrallah, chief of Hezbollah, warns that any cabinet resignation would lead to 'chaos and collapse' of the economy

Lebanese demonstrators hold placards as they take part in a rally in the capital Beirut's downtown district on October 20, 2019. - Thousands continued to rally despite calls for calm from politicians and dozens of arrests. The demonstrators are demanding a sweeping overhaul of Lebanon's political system, citing grievances ranging from austerity measures to poor infrastructure. (Photo by Ibrahim AMRO / AFP)

Netanyahu warns Hezbollah, Lebanon to 'be careful'

Aug 27, 2019 - 6:33 PM

Addressing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Benjamin Netanyahu says that 'he knows very well that the state of Israel knows how to defend itself well, and to repay its enemies'

'BE CAREFUL.' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) in Jerusalem on May 27, 2019. File photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP

Gulf states declare Lebanon's Hezbollah 'terrorist' group

Mar 02, 2016 - 9:33 PM

They cite terrorist acts and incitement in Syria Yemen and Iraq as basis for the declaration

epa05190286 (FILE) A file photo dated 14 August 2015 shows Hezbollah militia members posing with Hezbollah flags as they listen to the speech of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah via a giant screen during the 'Victory Festival' to mark the 9th anniversary of the end of the 2006 July War between Hezbollah and Israel in Wadi Al Hujeir area, southern Lebanon. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) said on 02 March 2016 it had designated the Iran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah movement a terrorist group. The move comes a day after Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah accused Saudi Arabia of fomenting sectarian sedition in the Middle East. EPA/STR

Hezbollah says presence in Syria greater than ever before

Oct 18, 2015 - 6:56 PM

Hezbollah sends thousands of fighters to support the Syrian army s ground offensives in the country s centre north and northwest recently bolstered by Russian air strikes

Saudi pounds Yemen rebel camps, Arab allies gather

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:06 AM

At least 39 civilians have been killed in Saudi led Operation Decisive Storm against the Huthis and their allies

ANTI-SAUDI. Armed Houthi members hold their guns in the air while shouting anti-Saudi slogans during a rally protesting Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthi positions in Sana?a, Yemen, March 26, 2015. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

Hezbollah head says not seeking new war but warns Israel

Jan 31, 2015 - 10:55 AM

I want to be clear: the resistance will no longer recognize any such thing as the rules of engagement or of confrontation says Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah

WARNING TO ISRAEL. Supporters of Hezbollah watch the organisation's leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, give a televised address in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon January 30, 2015. Photo by Nabil Mounzer/EPA

Hezbollah chief makes rare public appearance for Gaza

Jul 25, 2014 - 11:47 PM

It is only the fifth public appearance by the head of the Shiite militant group who has topped Israel s wanted list since even before their deadly conflict in 2006

SOLIDARITY. Lebanese Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah appeared on the annual Iran-led Jerusalem Day commemoration. Photo from EPA

9 Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria freed

Oct 19, 2013 - 9:10 AM

9 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims have been released by their captors after being kidnapped by rebels last year

FREED. 9 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims are let go by their captors after being kidnapped last year.

Car bomb death toll climbs to 22 in Hezbollah bastion

Aug 16, 2013 - 12:13 PM

A car bomb blast killed at least 18 in a Hezbollah bastion Thursday