Hezbollah

Nasrallah: We're stronger than the IDF, will soon be victorious in Syria

"Israel is rebuilding itself today, in view of the defeat in 2006, including reexamining its doctrine of war, on the basis that its enemy is serious …

Middle East

New Bill Targets Hamas And Hezbollah For Using Human Shields

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Anti-Defamation League are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor a Senate bill …

Israel

Preparing for fight against Hezbollah, army tries out combat reshuffle

The military has field-tested a new fighting method combining infantry, tanks and combat engineering into one unified force, as part of a major …

Military

IDF trains for war with Hezbollah in northern drill

12 years after the last deadly conflict with the Lebanese terror group, the IDF has new technology and tactics.<p>><br>• ><p>IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot …

Middle East

Lebanon’s hashish equation: If farmers gain, does Hezbollah lose?

The indebted nation could benefit financially from legalizing cannabis. But legalization could create complications for Hezbollah, which draws …

Middle East

The Missile Arsenal at the Heart of the Israeli-Iranian Rivalry

In the event of an open conflict between Israel and Iran, the latter could seek to strike its Mediterranean rival in a number of ways. The greatest …

Middle East

Hezbollah says Lebanon govt delay risks 'negative implications'

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Hezbollah says Lebanon government delay risks 'slide towards tension'

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The parliamentary bloc of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Thursday that delay in forming a new government risked Lebanon sliding "towards tension".<p>Lebanon faces political deadlock three months after an election that tilted the balance in parliament towards the Iran-backed …

World News

Israel Was Right to Neutralize a Syrian Threat

A scene of destruction in Daraa, Syria, Dec. 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Alaa al-Faqir.<i>JNS.org –</i> The final stage of the Syrian civil war offers an …

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition reportedly kills two Hezbollah 'military experts' in Yemen

Yemen's military reports that the Saudi-led military coalition killed two Hezbollah "military experts'' in an airstrike Thursday.<p>Several Houthi …

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Urges New Head of South Lebanon Peacekeeping Force to Push Back Harder Against Hezbollah

The Israel-Lebanon border area. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.Italian Maj. Gen. Stefano Del Col replaced Irish Maj. Gen. Michael Beary as the new …

Middle East

Hezbollah's Armed Resistance

<i>A recent European Union report offers an EU specific look at terrorism faced by member states in 2017. A part of that report focused on terrorist</i> …

Money Laundering

Russia is expanding its control over more Syrian territory and muscling in on Hezbollah on the borders.

By Elijah J. Magnier: @<b>ejmalrai</b><p>Russian military police forces have established eight static positions along the 1974 disengagement line and have …

Middle East

What to do about EU's pathological relationship with Hezbollah

Your turn Chancellor Merkel.<p>Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivers a speech. (photo credit: REUTERS)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more …

Middle East

Lebanon hits political logjam after election

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon faces a political impasse three months after an election produced a parliament tilted in favor of the Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah, with no sign of compromises needed to form a unity government.<p>Negotiations have run into a knot of complications, notably how Prime …

South Asia

Russia puts military police on Israel-Syria frontier, reinforcing role as mediator

Russia is putting its military along the Golan Heights frontier as it seeks to temper tensions between Israel and Syria. A wild card remains how …

Middle East

Trump’s Warning to Iran

If President Trump knew of Iran’s quiet engagement in Latin America, he would have declared war on Iran last week.<p>That may be somewhat of an …

Latin America

The Strategic Framework for Israeli Operations in Syria

From time to time, reports emerge that Israel has attacked various targets in Syria. In most cases, Israel does not take responsibility for these …

Middle East

Hezbollah Acknowledges Group's Presence in Syria, Beyond

A top Hezbollah official acknowledged that the terrorist organization remains in Syria and is consolidating its presence across the Mideast, the Meir …

Middle East

Yemeni Foreign Ministry: ‘Hezbollah’ Partner in Shedding Yemeni Blood

An official from Yemen’s foreign ministry said that Lebanese ‘Hezbollah’ is a partner in shedding the blood of Yemenis by insisting on sabotage …

South Asia

U.S. Probes Web of Businesses for Ties to Alleged Hezbollah Supporters

Report points to a broad network of associates tied to the Amhaz brothers potentially operating in violation of U.S. sanctions<p>U.S. intelligence officials are probing a transcontinental network of real-estate, weapons and electronic firms for ties to two Lebanese men blacklisted for their alleged …

Real Estate

Bekaa Residents Express Discontent with 'Hezbollah'

Protests in Baalbek over the killing of a wanted person by Lebanon’s security services have emphasized the Shiite community’s discontent with …

Middle East

Death toll in southwest Syria attacks climbs to 50 - al-Manar TV

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The death toll in a series of attacks in Sweida province in southwest Syria on Wednesday has climbed to 50, said al-Manar TV, run by Damascus ally Hezbollah.<p>It cited the head of the Sweida health authority as saying 78 people were wounded.<p>Islamic State militants killed dozens of …

Middle East

50 Killed In Southwest Syria After A Series Of Attacks: State Media

It cited the head of the Sweida health authority as saying 78 people were wounded.<p><b>BEIRUT:</b><p>The death toll in a series of attacks in Sweida province in …

Middle East

Hezbollah's Corruption Crisis Runs Deep

<i>The following text was originally published in Arabic on the Alhurra website.</i>In the run-up to the recent Lebanese elections, Hezbollah officials and …

Middle East

Iran Flirts With Disaster

The Islamic Republic of Iran is playing with fire. To distract from its maneuvers in Syria, where along with its proxies - including the Lebanese …

Middle East

Renegotiating the Alliance

On March 8, 2005, Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah delivered a polarizing speech at a rally in Beirut. As the Syrian army was poised to …

Middle East

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane as Golan frontier heats up

It said Israel would "continue to operate against" any breach of a 1974 UN armistice deal that established buffer zones on the Golan.<p>Israel worries …

Middle East

Lebanon: Crackdown on Activists for Tweets Criticizing Aoun, Hezbollah

Crackdowns on activists on social media have escalated because of criticisms and comments against Lebanese officials.

Social Media

Nasrallah the grandfather: Rare picture shows Hezbollah leader with family

Since the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Nasrallah has spent most of his time in bunkers out of fear for his life.<p>><br>• ><p>Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan …

Middle East