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Hezbollah ready to respond to Israel strikes on Syria: Nasrallah

Hezbollah’s Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says the Lebanese resistance movement is prepared to respond to Israel’s repeated strikes on targets in Syria. Nasrallah told Beirut-based al-Mayadeen news channel that Hezbollah is well-armed and its missiles can hit any Israeli target. He noted that the Israeli strikes target not only territories in Syria but also the axis of resistance in the entire r ...

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Hezbollah, Future make ‘serious progress’ in talks

Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and the Future party have emphasized on implementing the government security plan in the country's north hit by a spillover of militancy in Syria. According to the Beirut-based newspaper Daily Star, representatives of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and those of the Future Party, met for the second time Monday to discuss ways to defuse the growing sectarian tensions in the Arab cou ...

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Lebanon army arrests 5 people in Arsal, seizes explosive belt

The Lebanese army has arrested four Syrians and a member of Lebanon’s Muslim Scholars Committee (MSC) in the northeastern border town of Arsal, seizing from them an explosive belt and weaponry. The military officers detained the five individuals as they were riding in a car toward the outskirts of Arsal, which borders Syria, said an army statement released Sunday. According to the statement, one of the pass ...

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Lebanon arrests 450 Takfiri militants

Lebanon has arrested about 450 suspected Takfiri terrorists near its border with Syria over the past two weeks. Lebanese security sources made the announcement on Thursday, amid the army’s increasing efforts to stop the militants from using the town of Arsal as a base. The army also noted on Thursday that it had searched a camp close to the border and arrested four people believed to be linked to al-Qaeda-a ...

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Beirut rally urges govt. action on abducted soldiers

Lebanese protesters have staged a protest rally in the capital, Beirut, to demand government action for the release of soldiers kidnapped by the ISIL Takfiri militants. The protest was held outside the Grand Serail, the prime minister’s office, where a cabinet session was underway on the issue on Thursday. The protesters, who were mostly the relatives of the hostages, urged Lebanese Army Chief General Jean ...

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Lebanon urges Libya cooperation over Musa Sadr case

Lebanon urges Libya to cooperate with Beirut in the disappearance case of Lebanese Shia cleric Imam Musa Sadr, Press TV reports. Speaking on an occasion on the 36th anniversary of the disappearance of the cleric on Sunday, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said that there will not be any normalization of relations with Libya before the North African country cooperates with Lebanon in the case of the m ...

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Army-militant clashes continue in Lebanon

In Lebanon, clashes continue to take place between army forces and the foreign-backed Takfiri militants who have crossed over into the country from neighboring Syria. The skirmishes come after a truce earlier this month temporarily ended days of fierce fighting between the two sides. Mediation efforts have been fruitless as the militants have reportedly refused to release a number of captive Lebanese soldie ...

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Iran hails anniversary of Lebanon’s 33-day war

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed the 2006 victory of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement against Israel as a moment of glory for the Muslim world. In a message to Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, Zarif congratulated the resistance movement and the Lebanese nation on the anniversary of Lebanon’s “great victory” against Israel in the 33-Day war in 2006. Zarif als ...

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S.Nasrallah: Hezbollah Ready to Fight ’Israel’ despite His Intervention in Syria

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah asserted that what the resistance has prepared to fight the Israeli enemy has not been affected by the party's intervention in Syria. S.Nasrallah: Hezbollah Ready to Fight ’Israel’ despite His Intervention in Syria "It has not affected our weaponry and plans to encounter the Zionists." In an interview with the Lebanese daily al-Akhbar to be published Thursd ...

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UN backs Lebanon fight against Takfiris

The UN Security Council has voiced support for Lebanon’s military action against foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants, condemning the attacks by the terrorists in the country. The 15-member Council on Monday “expressed support for the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Internal Security Forces in their fight against terrorism.” The Council also called on Lebanese politicians to “preserve national unity” and “refr ...

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