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Why Israel is updating its Merkava tanks

While there has been some speculation that Israel and Hezbollah may engage in another war by 2016, the Israeli military is updating the Merkava tank for scenarios involving engaging against such forces.

Why Hezbollah may welcome an Israeli attack in the near future

There has been some speculation that Israel and Hezbollah may fight another war by 2016. Who would this benefit? And how?

Op-Ed: Realpolitik continues to permeate Washington's Syria policy

One of the primary reasons that the U.S. administration is prioritizing Iraq in its campaign against Islamic State (IS) is because a form of realpolitik still largely dominates its policy towards the Syria situation.

Op-Ed: ISIS declares Caliphate in Iraq — PR exercise or call to arms?

Baghdad - ISIS have declared themselves a Caliphate, a move which experts say could redefine jihadism. It could also be a signal to Al Qaeda that ISIS is now the leading jihad faction. The declaration appears to be as much a PR move as an ideological statement.

How Hamas appears to be mending fences with Hezbollah

Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah has had several meetings with important Hamas officials over the course of the last week, signalling a possible rapprochement between the two formerly estranged Islamist movements.

Senior Hezbollah member killed by Syrian fighters

Syrian opposition fighters fighting the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad have killed Fawzi Ayoub. A senior Hezbollah member.

Hezbollah leader: Syria-Hezbollah 'will triumph'

Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah proclaimed that the Syrian regime along with the "resistance axis" will reign triumphant on the battlefield against its enemies.

Hezbollah to Maronite leader: Don't visit Jerusalem

The Hezbollah group in Lebanon has said to the Maronite church's Patriarch that they disapprove of his trip to Jerusalem where he is due to meet Pope Francis. They say such a visit on his part will have "negative repercussions."

Thailand arrests suspected Hezbollah-linked operatives

Thailand has recently thwarted a plan by two men in the country to kill Israeli tourists in a bomb attack. The two men are alleged to be connected with the Hezbollah organization.

Hezbollah shifts tactics, narrative for Syria fight

Beirut - Lebanon's Hezbollah movement is gaining new combat experience in Syria, shedding its guerrilla tactics to fight alongside an army, and shifting its narrative to explain the battle against "Sunni extremists".

Hezbollah is utilizing new tactics in Syria to avoid casualties

The Lebanese-based Hezbollah militia that is backing Assad in the bloody war in Syria is utilizing new tactics to avoid heavy casualties.

Syrian conflict unsettles Lebanon with clashes in Beirut

Beirut - Lebanon has crafted its political system around power sharing agreements among Sunnis, Christians,and Shii'ites but this precarious balance is being threatened by the Syrian civil war.

Israel punishes Hezbollah for ISIL attack on convoy

Beirut - After a blast targeted a convoy of Israeli troops on the Lebanese border, Israel shelled a position belonging to the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah movement. However, the blast was likely the work of the radical Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL).

Syria claims that Israel fired shells into its territory

Syria's state-run media has accused Israel of targeting its forces with tank shells. This comes after Israel says it fired at two people they suspect were militants attempting to plant explosives on the Israeli-Syrian frontier.

Israel claims to hit two Hezbollah fighters on Syria border

Jerusalem - Israel's army said Wednesday it struck two members of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as they tried to plant a bomb near the Israeli-Syrian border."Earlier today, two Hezbollah-affiliated terrorists were identified attempting to plant an explosiv...

Hezbollah vows response to 'Israeli air strike'

Beirut - Hezbollah on Wednesday confirmed an Israeli air raid two days earlier on one of its positions in Lebanon and vowed to respond "at the appropriate time" to the "blatant aggression"."This new attack amounts to blatant aggression against Lebanon, its sove...

Israel bombs Hezbollah target on Syria-Lebanon border

Beirut - Bent on halting any transfer of weapons to Lebanon's Hezbollah, Israel has bombarded a position of the powerful Shiite group on the Lebanon-Syria border, sources say.On Monday night, "two Israeli raids hit a Hezbollah target on the border of Lebanon an...

Lebanon army 'paying price in blood to fight terror'

Beirut - Lebanon's army says it is "paying the price in blood" in the fight against "terrorism", after a suicide car bombing killed two soldiers and a civilian.Shiite movement Hezbollah also condemned Saturday's attack, calling the perpetrators "the enemy of al...

New Beirut car bombing against Hezbollah kills 4

Beirut - A suicide bomber killed four people in south Beirut Tuesday, in the latest in a string of attacks targeting strongholds of Lebanon's powerful Shiite movement and Syria ally Hezbollah.

Blast 'hits Hezbollah heartland in Beirut'

Beirut - An explosion hit Hezbollah's southern Beirut bastion on Tuesday, the Lebanese Shiite movement's television channel Al-Manar said.The blast took place on a busy commercial street that was targeted by a deadly suicide car bombing in early January.

Senior Hezbollah chief shot dead in Lebanon

Beirut - A senior Hezbollah commander was shot dead outside his home in Lebanon, the Middle East tinderbox that is home base to Hezbollah, the pro-Iranian terrorist group backing the Syrian government in that country’s civil war.

Op-Ed: There is another narrative behind Obama's Syrian objectives

Assad's purported use of chemical weapons against rebel enclaves in Syria is the green light Obama red lined - but is it the cornerstone narrative behind a US military engagement?

EU officially designates Hezbollah a terrorist organization

The European Union has finally put the military wing of the Hezbollah group in Lebanon on its list of organizations it deems to be terrorist ones. Hezbollah has in turn proclaimed this move to be aggressive and unjust.

Iran's new president declares support for Assad and Hezbollah

Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed his support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad and Iran's proxy the Hezbollah organization in Lebanon.

EU set to add Hezbollah 'military-wing' to list of terror groups

Foreign ministers of European Union member states are reportedly set to designate the military wing of the Hezbollah group a terrorist organization after some reluctance on the part of some of those member states.

Major bomb blast hits Beirut

A major car bombing hit the southern suburbs of Beirut today, injuring over 50 people in the area. The southern area that was bombed is known to be a stronghold for the Lebanese group Hezbollah, who may have been the most likely target.

Hezbollah supporters: No justification for involvement in Syria

Hezbollah supporters in Lebanon have urged that organizations leadership to stop participating in the war in neighbouring Syria.

Op-Ed: Iranian Election Apathy

Don't believe the post-Iranian election hype: Nothing's going to change with Rouhani in charge after Ahmadinejad leaves office. Despite the fanfare over Rouhani’s election win, there’s really nothing to look forward to in regard to Iran’s future.

Saudi Arabia to expel supporters of Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia to expel Lebanese supporters of the Hezbollah group in light of that militias support of the Assad government in Syria.

Lebanese President calls on Hezbollah to withdraw from Syria

Lebanon's President Michel Sleiman has called on the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah to withdraw its forces from Syria claiming its role in that conflict is causing tensions in Lebanon itself.
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