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U.S. says Hezbollah associate pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy

Added: 26.05.2017 22:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Lebanese man accused of trying to use his ties to Hezbollah to further a scheme to launder drug money pleaded guilty on Friday in a Brooklyn, New York federal court to a U.S. money laundering conspiracy charge.


Lebanon: The Battle of Abra

Added: 24.05.2017 15:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

We investigate an incident highlighting tensions in Lebanese politics, the role of Hezbollah and the sectarian divide.


Blacklised Hezbollah official says Trump administration 'crazy'

Added: 23.05.2017 3:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Hezbollah leader blacklisted this week by the United States and Saudi Arabia on Sunday branded the administration of President Donald Trump as "crazy". Just before Trump flew to Saudi Arabia on Friday, Washington and Riyadh issued their first "joint terrorist designation" blacklisting Hashem Safieddine, head of Hezbollah's executive council. The Iran-backed Lebanese Shiite movement is already branded a "foreign terrorist organisation" by Washington.

Saudi Arabia blacklists Hezbollah's Hashem Safieddine

Added: 20.05.2017 4:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Riyadh accuses leading figure of Hezbollah of advising armed group to carry out 'terrorist operations'.


Saudi Arabia blacklists Hezbollah's Safieddine

Added: 19.05.2017 21:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

Riyadh accuses Hashem Safieddine of giving advise to Hezbollah to carry out "terrorist operations".


Hezbollah says future war would be on Israeli territory

Added: 13.05.2017 3:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shi'ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as tensions rise between the arch foes. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah's leader, also said in a speech televised live that the group was dismantling all its military positions along Lebanon's eastern border with Syria, and this area would now be patrolled just by the Lebanese army. Hezbollah, an ally of Tehran and Damascus, has been fighting for years in Syria's conflict against an array of rebels and Sunni Islamist fighters.

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Tanzanian bank FBME shut down over US terror funding charges

Added: 09.05.2017 13:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A US institution says FBME facilitated the funding of Hezbollah, which it denies.

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Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Added: 27.04.2017 16:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles Thursday at a military position near Damascus airport, triggering a huge explosion and prompting a call from regime ally Russia for restraint. Israel has carried out multiple air strikes in Syria since the country's civil war erupted in 2011, most of which it has said targeted arms convoys or warehouses of its Lebanese arch-foe Hezbollah, which is a key supporter of the Syrian regime. In line with its usual practice, Israel's military declined to comment on the latest blast.

Israel seeks U.S. backing to avert permanent Iran foothold in Syria

Added: 27.04.2017 12:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

Israel is seeking an "understanding" with the Trump administration that Iran must not be allowed to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria, Israel's intelligence minister told Reuters on Wednesday. In an interview, visiting Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said he was also using his meetings with White House officials and key lawmakers to press for further U.S. sanctions on Iran and the Iranian-backed Lebanese militia Hezbollah, which is supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Explosion Rocks Damascus Airport

Added: 27.04.2017 10:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Israel neither confirms nor denies its involvement but a government minister says the blast is ‘consistent’ with Israel policy of preventing Iranian-supplied arms from reaching the Lebanese group Hezbollah.

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