Yemen Army Kills Hezbollah Military Expert In Marib
AL-MUKALLA: A Hezbollah military leader fighting for the Iran-backed Houthis has been killed in clashes with government forces in the central province of Marib, Yemen’s information minister revealed on Thursday. In a tweet, Moammar Al-Eryani said that expert adviser Akram Al-Sayed died when Yemeni army troops shelled Houthi positions... Read more
Australia Lists Hezbollah As ‘Terrorist Organization’
SYDNEY: Australia on Wednesday listed all of Hezbollah as a “terrorist organization”, extending an existing ban on armed units to the entire movement, which wields considerable power over Lebanon. Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said that the Iran-backed Shiite group “continues to threaten terrorist attacks and provide support to... Read more
Kuwait Detains 18 Suspected Of Financing Lebanon’s Hezbollah — Media
CAIRO: Prosecutors in Kuwait have detained 18 people suspected of financing Lebanon’s powerful Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah, the newspapers Al-Qabas and Al-Rai reported on Thursday. Al Qabas said the prosecution ordered the detainees to be held at the central prison for 21 days while investigations continue into alleged “membership... Read more
Lebanon Top Politicians Agree Solution To Political Tensions, Cleric Says
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s top Christian cleric on Tuesday said the country’s three leading politicians agreed to a “solution” to political tensions and government paralysis tied to high-profile judicial investigations. “There is a constitutional and legal solution to the current crisis,” Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai said during a news conference... Read more
Lebanese Judge Charges 68 Over Deadly Beirut Clash
BEIRUT: A Lebanese judge has charged 68 people in this month’s deadly clash in Beirut that left seven people dead and dozens wounded, the state news agency reported Monday. The clash south of Beirut on Oct. 14 was the worst fighting in the capital in years and broke out... Read more
Hezbollah Accuses US of Meddling in Lebanon’s Port Probe
BEIRUT: Hezbollah accused the US on Wednesday of interfering in Lebanon’s investigation into last year’s massive explosion at the Beirut port, with the aim of implicating the militant group and its allies. Hezbollah lawmaker Hassan Fadallah’s response to criticism from a State Department spokesperson comes amid a developing crisis... Read more
Israel Investigating After Lebanon’s Hezbollah says it Shot Down Israeli Drone
BEIRUT: Israel said it was investing an incident on Thursday after Lebanon’s Hezbollah group said it had shot down an Israeli drone in the south of Lebanon. A statement by the armed group said it had brought down the drone on the outskirts of the village of Yater by... Read more
Iran’s Fuel Shipments Violate Lebanon’s Sovereignty: PM Mikati
Lebanon’s new government said its permission was not sought regarding the import of Iranian diesel BEIRUT: Iranian fuel shipments imported into Lebanon by Hezbollah constitute a breach of the country’s sovereignty, Prime Minister Najib Mikati reiterated on Monday. Lebanon’s new government, which was backed by a parliamentary vote of... Read more
Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon, Al-Manar TV says
The decision to import fuel marks an expansion of the role played by the Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon BEIRUT: Hezbollah began bringing Iranian fuel into Lebanon via Syria on Thursday, a move the Shiite group says aims to ease a crippling energy crisis but which its opponents have said... Read more