• Tag results for Hezbollah

Brazilian police arrest alleged Hezbollah financier Assad Ahmad Barakat 

They said he had long served as a treasurer for the group and was an associate of the then-financial director of Hezbollah, a militant group based in Lebanon.

published on : 21st September 2018

Iran denounces US and Saudi sanctions against Hezbollah

The group is fighting in Syria alongside President Bashar al-Assad's military, and it has trained Iraqi Shiite militias which participated in retaking territory from the Islamic State group. 

published on : 17th May 2018

US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leadership

It was a new round of penalties on Iran and its overseas connections by Washington following US President Donald Trump's announcement of withdrawing from the landmark Iran nuclear deal last week.

published on : 17th May 2018

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon vote, underscoring Iran sway

The leader of Shi'ite Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah had called the result a "a very big political, parliamentary and moral victory for the choice of resistance".

published on : 8th May 2018

Lebanon's Hezbollah hails 'great victory' after vote

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah called the vote a great political and moral victory for the resistance option that protects the sovereignty of the country.

published on : 8th May 2018

Morocco cuts Iran ties over alleged Polisario arms delivery

The Polisario and Morocco fought for control of Western Sahara from 1975 to 1991, with Rabat taking over the desert territory before a UN-brokered ceasefire in the former Spanish colony.

published on : 1st May 2018

Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah 'part of political process' in Lebanon

The United States levied sanctions in early February against six individuals and seven business with alleged links to Hezbollah financier Adham Tabaja.

published on : 15th February 2018

Lebanese Army receives third batch of US military aid

Since the war erupted between Israel and Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement in 2006, the Lebanese army has received US military assistance worth more than $1.5 billion. 

published on : 5th February 2018

Treasury official in Lebanon as US probes Hezbollah

A senior US Treasury official met Monday in Lebanon with President Michel Aoun on a visit that comes after Washington announced a probe into Hezbollah "narcoterrorism".

published on : 23rd January 2018

Hezbollah slams US decision to keep troops in Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US forces would remain in Syria to both fight IS and counter the influence of President Bashar al-Assad.

published on : 19th January 2018

US task force to probe Hezbollah 'narcoterror'

The US Justice Department announced Thursday creation of a special task force to investigate what it called "narcoterrorism" by the powerful Lebanese movement Hezbollah.

published on : 11th January 2018

Iran protests will leave Trump disappointed: Hezbollah

Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief proclaimed the "end of the sedition" yesterday as tens of thousands of people rallied in a show of solidarity with the regime.

published on : 4th January 2018

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri slams Iraq militia trip to Israel ceasefire line

In a statement, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said the visit took place six days ago and was a 'violation of Lebanese laws', without specifying further.

published on : 9th December 2017

Lebanon's Hezbollah calls mass protest over Jerusalem

The head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement called for a mass demonstration in protest at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

published on : 7th December 2017

Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia of asking Israel to strike Lebanon

The head of  Hezbollah group said that the most dangerous thing is inciting Israel to strike Lebanon.

published on : 10th November 2017