Tag Archives: Hizbullah

Terrorist From Saudi-Controlled Abdullah Azzam Brigades was Involved in Shatah’s Assassination

A senior militant recently detained by the Lebanese army was involved in the assassination of Minister Mohammed Shatah, the transfer of suicide bombers who killed dozens of people, in addition to several other terror offenses, media reports said on Thursday.

“Mahmoud Ahmed Abu Abbas was arrested in (the Bekaa town of) Majdal Anjar before being immediately transferred to the defense ministry building,” al-Mayadeen television reported.

It said he was involved in the 2013 assassination of Minister Mohammed Shatah in a central Beirut car bombing.

Military sources informed on the investigations told al-Mayadeen that “the car used in Shatah’s assassination came from the Ain el-Hilweh camp,” noting that Abdullah Azzam Brigades leader “Majed al-Majed was arrested four days after the assassination.”

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Hizbullah MP: Israel began stealing Lebanon’s oil 7 years ago

BEIRUT (The Daily Star) – Israel has been dipping into Lebanon’s offshore oil and gas reserves for years, Hezbollah MP Nawwaf Musawi warned Sunday, days after Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri made a similar statement.

“The Israeli enemy had started drilling for oil more than seven years ago,” the MP said in a statement released Sunday. Continue reading Hizbullah MP: Israel began stealing Lebanon’s oil 7 years ago

Hizbullah, Rafik Hariri were readying alliance: STL defense

by Kareem Shaheen, The Daily Star

BEIRUT: Hezbollah and former Premier Rafik Hariri were preparing to form a broad, powerful Sunni-Shiite coalition in Lebanon before he was killed, defense lawyers at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon said Wednesday, pushing back against claims that the relationship was tense in the run-up to the assassination. Continue reading Hizbullah, Rafik Hariri were readying alliance: STL defense

Zionist Army Arrests 9 Syrians in Occupied Golan over Raising Hizbullah Flags

Zionists arrested 9 Syrians in the occupied Golan Heights over raising Hizbullah flags because apparently, even the flag of the Resistance poses a threat to the illegitimate “Israeli” regime and strikes fear in the hearts of its criminal political leadership and occupying army. Continue reading Zionist Army Arrests 9 Syrians in Occupied Golan over Raising Hizbullah Flags

Russia Deputy FM Visits Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Before Departing Lebanon

BEIRUT (The Daily Star) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah Saturday as he wrapped up a two-day official visit to Lebanon before departing early Sunday for Turkey. Bogdanov also met the Resistance leader last year in a similar trip to the region.

A statement released by Hezbollah Saturday night said “Russian President Putin’s special envoy” met with Nasrallah to discuss the political developments in the region, with particular focus on Lebanon and Syria.

Bogdanov was accompanied by Russia’s Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin. Hezbollah’s international relations officer Ammar Musawi also participated in the meeting. Continue reading Russia Deputy FM Visits Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Before Departing Lebanon

Hizbullah Repels Incursion by Takfiri Terrorists into Tufayl

Hizbullah reportedly repelled an incursion by terrorist groups into the Lebanese eastern border village of Tufayl, As Safir newspaper reported on Saturday.

According to the daily, armed terrorist groups tried to infiltrate into the town overnight but Hizbullah fighters in the village forced them to retreat.

The newspaper said that the situation in the town was under control.

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Sheikh Na’im Qassem: Hizbullah will keep backing Palestinian Resistance

Hezbollah’s deputy secretary general says the Lebanese resistance movement will continue its support for Palestinian groups resisting against the Israeli regime, Press TV reports. 

“We support all forms of resistance that the Palestinians used. This is their legitimate right to confront their enemy. Hezbollah is based on resisting occupation, this is our main goal,” Sheikh Naim Qassem told an international conference held in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Continue reading Sheikh Na’im Qassem: Hizbullah will keep backing Palestinian Resistance

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Receives Maliki: Defeating ISIS “Inevitable”

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah received Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki as their meeting tackled the latest security and political developments in Iraq and Syria.

The meeting also discussed the responsibilities and the roles that must be played by the Muslim and Arab governments as well as peoples in face of the various challenges in the region. Continue reading Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Receives Maliki: Defeating ISIS “Inevitable”

Full Report from Al-Zahra and Nubl: Jabhat Al-Nusra Unable to Infiltrate

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

The Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat Al-Nusra) has launched an offensive in the isolated villages of Al-Zahra and Nubl, with the intention of taking control of this Syrian Government stronghold located in the Aleppo Governorate. Al-Zahra and Nubl are two of Syria’s most densely populated Shi’i Muslim villages that are located in the northern part of the country – they have been under siege by the Islamic Front (Jabhat Al-Islamiyya) and the Al-Nusra Front on numerous occasions since the inception of the armed conflict in Aleppo.

Over 80 mortar shells have been indiscriminately fired by the Al-Nusra Front on the villages of Al-Zahra and Nubl in the last 2 days, creating multiple civilian casualties as a result. Unable to infiltrate into the 2 villages, Jaysh Al-Mujahiddeen – an Al-Nusra Front ally – withdrew their forces from east Al-Zahra after sustaining heavy losses from their attack yesterday. Many of the mortar shells were fired by Jaysh Al-Mujahiddeen; however, since their absence from the battlefield, the number of mortar shells has dissipated. Continue reading Full Report from Al-Zahra and Nubl: Jabhat Al-Nusra Unable to Infiltrate