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Hezbollah claims to have killed two Islamic State commanders

Beirut - Al-Manar TV operated by Hezbollah reports that two Islamic State commanders together with at least seven other militants were killed on the outskirts of the northeastern Lebanese border town of Arsal in two separate attacks.

Second Lebanese suspect held in Cyprus bomb probe

Larnaca - A second Lebanese man was detained in Cyprus for five days in connection with the seizure of five tonnes of possible bomb-making material, authorities said Sunday.

Second arrest in Cyprus ammonium bomb case

Larnaca - A second Lebanese man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of five tonnes of possible bomb-making material ammonium nitrate, police said Saturday.

On Syria-Lebanon border, Hezbollah in 'hardest' battle

On a windy hilltop overlooking the mountainous Syrian border, a fighter from Lebanon's Hezbollah says the battle against militants in the area is among the toughest the group has ever faced.

CIA, Israel plotted senior Hezbollah commander's killing: report

Washington - The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post reported.

Hezbollah head says not seeking new war but warns Israel

Birut - Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said Friday his Shiite militant group is not seeking confrontation with Israel but does not fear a new war or taking the conflict beyond Lebanon's borders.

U.N. condemns Israeli killing of Spanish peacekeeper in Lebanon

New York - The United Nations Security Council has condemned the killing of a Spanish UN peacekeeper by Israeli forces responding to a Hezbollah missile attack that killed two Israel Defense Forces soldiers.

Hezbollah, Israel on edge as border fighting erupts

Beirut - Tensions are escalating along Israel's border and occupied territories, as a Hezbollah unit launched a strike that killed at least four IDF soldiers, initial reports said.

Op-Ed: Can Hezbollah and Syria really afford to confront Israel?

Recent clashes coupled with the escalation of tensions between Israel and the Hezbollah, along with its Iranian and Syrian patrons, brings to one's mind this very question.

Op-Ed: The dire prospect of another Israel-Hezbollah war

Here's to hoping that the present threats by Hezbollah and Iran to retaliate against the recent Israel strike in Syria doesn't escalate into full-blown war.

Iran general killed with Hezbollah fighters in Israel raid

Birut - An Israeli strike on Syria killed an Iranian general, Tehran confirmed Monday, as thousands of supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah gathered to bury one of six fighters killed in the same raid.

Israel strike on Syria 'also killed six Iranians'

Birut - An Israeli strike on Syria that killed six members of Hezbollah also killed six Iranian solders, including commanders, a source close to the Lebanese Shiite group told AFP on Monday.

Op-Ed: Israel attacks and kills two Hezbollah leaders in Syria

Damascus - Several fighters from the Lebanese Shia militia Hezbollah were killed in an attack by an Israeli helicopter in the Syrian province of Quneitra. Different casualty figures are given but a Hezbollah statement said that six fighters had been killed.

Six Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Birut - Six Hezbollah fighters were killed Sunday in an Israeli air strike on the Syrian side of the Golan, including the son of assassinated senior commander Imad Mughniyeh.

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...
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