Contents tagged with Hezbollah

  • Media: Russian military and Hezbollah behind major drug trafficking in Middle East

    Russia has complete control over the Syrian coast, and Russian officers together with Hezbollah monopolize the drug smuggling route in the Middle East, writes the Lebanese news outlet Al Modon.

    The drugs come from the Lebanese province of Beqaa to the Syrian Port of Latakia, Assad’s bodyguards get “something” from the Lebanese militants, take the bags to the port and hand them over to the Russians, who load them onto ships and send them, presumably, to Russia or China.

    The Syrian president’s “ …

  • Hezbollah partially withdraws from Syria

    In an interview on an Al-Manar TV channel, the leader of the Hezbollah terrorist organization Hassan Nasrallah said that Hezbollah reduced its presence in Syria.

    "Our troops are still in all the locations in Syria where they were before. But we have reduced the forces to the number that is necessary now," he said, and added that "despite the tough sanctions, they will return if it is be needed."

    He also warned Israel and the Gulf countries that the war with the US and Iran would lead to a …

  • Israel stikes Iranian and Hezbollah bases in Syria

    Violent explosions rocked the areas near Damascus on the evening of May 17.  According to the reports, the Israeli Air Forces conducted air raid against Iranian and Hezbollah  bases in Syria.

    Earlier, the Syrian news agency SANA reported that the Syrian Army's air defense systems managed to down several missiles fired from the direction of the Quneitra province and the Golan Heights.

    Al Mayadeen TV Channel belonging to Hezbollah reported that Israel had also attacked targets south of Damascus. …

  • Senior representative of Hezbollah discusses ‘Israeli aggression’ in Moscow

    Hezbollah’s Deputy in the Lebanese Parliament Ali Fayyad took part in the Moscow Conference on International Security. During his visit to the Russian capital, the high-ranking representative of the Party of Allah also met with Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bogdanov,  the Russian news agency Sputnik reported.

    According to Fayyad, the participants discussed “Israel’s aggressive actions” including its claim of oil and gas fields located in “Lebanon’s exclusive …

  • Hezbollah threatens to invade Galilee if Israel starts new military operation in Lebanon

    Fighters of the Shi'ite militia Hezbollah plan to carry out an operation in the north of the Galilee region if Israel starts a new war against Lebanon, said Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrullah in an interview with Al Mayadeen on Saturday. 

    “Any action is possible from our side in response to Israeli actions,” he said, stressing that Hezbollah’s troops will invade Galilee only if Israel demonstrates aggression. 

    "Israel will pay a much higher price for attacking Lebanon than Prime …

  • Israel claims that Hezbollah with the help of Iran is creating missile factories in Lebanon

    The Israeli military claims that the Hezbollah is attempting to build infrastructure in Beirut to improve surface-to-surface missiles and develop them into guided missiles. The Israel Defense Force press service published photos on Thursday, taken from the air over several districts in the Lebanese capital and provided commentary to the photos.

    “For over a year the Hezbollah is trying to build infrastructure to convert surface-to-surface missiles into precision-guided missiles in the area of …

  • Israel considers attack on Syria an 'important signal' to Iran and Hezbollah

    The Reuters news agency quotes the Israeli government as saying that missile strikes against targets in Syria have become an "important signal" to Iranian authorities and the Hezbollah movement.

    "The use of chemical weapons is the crossing of a red line that mankind can no longer tolerate," Yoav Galant, the country’s Minister of Construction and former Commander of the Southern Command of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), wrote on Twitter. "The American strike is an important signal to the …

  • Syrian sources: unidentified warplanes strike Iranian weapons depot in Syria

    Syrian Observatory for Human Right (SOHR) reports a powerful explosion in the area of Mount Azzan in southern Aleppo. The Iranian weapons storage facility, said to be one of the biggest in the country, is located in Mount Azzan and was reportedly used by Hezbollah, which is backed by Iran, and other Iranian militias in Syria.

    Skynews Arabia and Al Jazeera claim that unidentified warplanes struck the Iranian weapons depot.

    Unidentified planes were seen in the area during the strikes. Syrian …

  • Assad thanks Russia, Iran and Hezbollah for their support

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stated that his army has shattered the West's attempts to overthrow his government, thanks to the help of allies, including Russia, Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah movement.

    "Their direct support - politically, economically and militarily – has made possible great successes on the battlefield and reduced the losses and hardships of the war," Assad said during a television broadcast on August 20.However, he noted that "the battle continues," and that it's still …