Hezbollah

US cracking down on Hezbollah and narcoterror

By now it should be abundantly clear to all that the profits gained from the hundreds of millions of drug trade dollars Hezbollah receives goes …

Middle East

Calls for UK to follow US crackdown on Hezbollah

| <b>Published —</b> Tuesday 16 January 2018<p>This July 29, 2017 photo, a Hezbollah fighter stands at a watchtower at the site where clashes erupted between …

Middle East

Gemayel to Asharq Al-Awsat: Hezbollah’s Electoral Victory Will Be a Disaster

The head of the Lebanese Phalange Party, MP Sami Gemayel, warned that the current electoral law was “tailored to secure Hezbollah’s winning of the …

Middle East

Britain to discuss full Hezbollah ban

The British House of Commons will discuss a full ban on Hezbollah on January 25, thanks to the efforts of Labour Friends of Israel (LFI).<p>In a …

Israel

US to reopen probe into Hezbollah 'narcoterrorism'

The US Justice Department will investigate alleged drug trafficking by the Iran-backed Hezbollah group. The announcement follows reports that Obama …

World News

Justice Dept. reopens Hezbollah drug probes

Special task force 'will leave no stone unturned' claims US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.<p>Hezbollah militants/Barack Obama. (photo credit: REUTERS/ …

Barack Obama

Sessions announces Hezbollah financing, narcoterror team after bombshell report

The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it is creating a task force to take a fresh look at drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations linked to Hezbollah after an investigative report last month claimed that the Obama administration turned a blind eye to such activities to preserve …

U.S. Politics

Sessions to investigate support for Hezbollah

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is launching "Project Cassandra" — a coordinated a team that will investigate individuals and entities that help …

U.S. Politics

Attorney general's team to review Obama-era Hezbollah probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is forming a team of prosecutors to investigate drug trafficking and money laundering linked to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militant movement.<p>The announcement follows reports that Obama officials thwarted drug prosecutions related to Hezbollah for fear of …

U.S. Politics

U.S. Creates Narcoterrorism Team to Target Hezbollah

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department on Thursday announced the creation of a new team of prosecutors that will focus on fighting individuals and networks that support Hezbollah, a Lebanese militant group with close ties to Iran.<p>The announcement comes as President Donald Trump is set to review whether …

U.S. Politics

Syria says it was hit by Israeli jets and missiles, as Israel vows to keep Iranian arms from Hezbollah

• <b>The Syrian government claims Israeli jets and missiles attacked targets at the al-Qutaifa area near Damascus.</b>• <b><br>Syria also says air defenses hit one Israeli jet and that at least one rocket was intercepted.</b>• <b><br>Israel has conducted over 100 strikes in Syria to prevent Hezbollah from getting "game-changing"</b> …

Syria

Hezbollah leader ridiculed after he reveals $1300 monthly salary from Iran

Activists in Lebanon ridiculed the announcement, during an interview with a TV station, by Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah that his …

Middle East

Israel: Hezbollah Will Start Third Lebanon War If It Uses New Rockets To Hit Gas Platforms

The Israeli military has warned the militant group Hezbollah that it risks starting a third Lebanon war if it fires its rockets at offshore natural …

Israel

France Refers 15 ‘Hezbollah’ Members to Criminal Court on Drug, Money-Laundering Charges

The French general prosecutor ordered that a 15-member cell of Lebanon’s “Hezbollah” group be referred to the criminal court on charges of drug …

Middle East

Hezbollah scandal perfect timing for Trump administration

Did an investigative report give US officials the smoking gun after a year of rhetoric?<p>Hezbollah displays a pick-up truck mounted with a multiple …

Middle East

Leaked Hezbollah, Iran documents reveal collapse of Houthis

A number of secret field and military study documents prepared by the Jihadi Office of the Houthi militia under the supervision of Iranian experts …

Middle East

US to investigate claims Obama admin shielded Hezbollah

The US Department of Justice will investigate claims that the Obama administration shielded the Lebanon-based Shi’ite terrorist group Hezbollah from …

Israel

BOOM! Sessions orders Justice Dept to investigate Obama Hezbollah scandal…

Here we go. Fox News reported that Jeff Sessions has ordered the Justice Department to look into the report from Politico that Obama interfered with …

Conservative View

BREAKING. Jeff Sessions Orders Investigation of Obama Protecting Hezbollah Drug Runners

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. pauses as he speaks to media at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)<p>I just posted …

Conservative View

Get tough on Hezbollah, fix Obama's mistake: Revive Project Cassandra

Until this week, few Americans knew of Project Cassandra, a decade-long operation run by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) through its …

Middle East

Sessions orders review of Obama-era operation investigating Hezbollah crimes

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review Friday of a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) covert campaign known as "Project Cassandra" …

Jeff Sessions

Sessions Wants Review of Obama-era Hezbollah Drug Initiative Probe

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered an investigation into allegations that the Obama administration undermined efforts to target drug …

Middle East

Jeff Sessions orders investigation into accusations against Obama admin

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of the claims in an explosive Politico report that said former President Obama dropped prosecutions of the terrorist group Hezbollah in order to strengthen the chance that his nuclear deal with Iran would be successful.<p>The Politico report claimed that …

Conservative View

US govt to review Obama administration handling of Hezbollah drug initiative

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered an investigation into allegations that the Obama administration undermined efforts to target …

Barack Obama

Obama Administration Will Be Formally Investigated for 'Potentially Criminal' Act Involving Hezbollah, Iran

Lawmakers are reportedly launching an investigation into former President Barack Obama’s alleged protection of Hezbollah in order to safeguard his …

Conservative View

Sasse calls on Trump administration to probe Obama actions related to Hezbollah

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) on Thursday called for U.S. officials to investigate whether the previous administration derailed a law enforcement campaign against drug trafficking by the terrorist group Hezbollah as former President Barack Obama sought to secure a nuclear agreement with Iran.<p>"If the …

Politics

Republicans Want Answers on Obama's Efforts to Derail DEA's Hezbollah Probe

Congressional Republicans are calling for answers on the Obama administration's reported efforts to derail an initiative that tracked Hezbollah’s …

Conservative View

Congress is going to investigate whether Obama undermined an investigation into a major terror group to secure the Iran deal

• <b>Obama-era officials are believed to have run interference on an investigation into Hezbollah in order to avoid upsetting Iran.</b>• <b><br>Politico detailed the alleged interference in a massive report.</b>• <b><br>Congress is now reportedly going to investigate Politico's reporting.</b><p>Lawmakers are launching an investigation …

Iran

Stabilizing Lebanon Is Iran's Way of Helping Hezbollah Take Over

Despite issuing threats through its proxies, Iran shares the international community's interest in Lebanon's near-term stability, but its motivations …

Middle East

Sasse Asks Trump Admin to Probe Obama's Mishandling of Hezbollah

<b>Sen. Ben Sasse sent a letter</b> to the Trump administration Thursday asking it to investigate the reported "colossal mistake" of the previous …

Conservative View