Hezbollah

UK designates entire Hezbollah 'terrorist group,' freezes its assets

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 02:47 GMT

As per the HM Treasury statement, the entire group comes under this act and freezing assets of the entire organization came into force on Thursday, January 16 2020.

Lebanon's new PM expects full Western support despite Hezbollah backing

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:47 GMT

According to Diab, the goal is to form a government of independent technocrats.

Lebanon's Hariri's party won't take part in next gov't

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:08 GMT

Hariri said Wednesday he would not seek to stay on as prime minister.

Egypt expresses solidarity with Lebanon amid border tensions

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri called Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, to discuss the latest developments in the situation in Lebanon.

Pompeo praises Lebanese gov’t for firm stand against Iranian threat

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 - 01:51 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has praised the commitment by the Lebanese government to protecting its country in the face of the threat posed by Iran.

Bahrain welcomes Argentina's designation of Hezbollah as terrorist

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 10:42 GMT

The ministry highlighted the decision as a new step towards the international community's recognition of the danger of this terrorist group to international peace and security.

Iranian Shoura Council assistant in surprise visit to Lebanon

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 02:30 GMT

Iran’s Shoura Council assistant speaker for international affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, has made a surprise visit to Beirut.

Q&A on case of 2011 prison break

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 10:37 GMT

The judgment of 28 defendants, who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood, in their retrial over storming the Egyptian eastern borders during the 2011 revolution will be proclaimed Aug. 10. Below are Q&A on the most important aspects of the case.

Egypt sentences 5 convicts to 25 yrs in jail for spying

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 - 03:03 GMT

Another convict, who was present at the cage, was sentenced to 15 years in jail; meanwhile, all the convicts were fined LE 500,000 (US$ 30,000) each.

Lebanon's Berri tells Pompeo Hezbollah sanctions hurt Lebanon

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 01:32 GMT

U.S. efforts to put pressure on the heavily armed, Iran-backed Hezbollah are high on the agenda for Pompeo as he meets Lebanese political leaders in a Middle East trip angled at promoting Washington's hard tack against Tehran.

Morsi pardoned 1,303 criminal inmates in 2012: security reports

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 02:35 GMT

Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Mohamed Morsi and many members of the MB group, Palestine's Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah are accused in the case.

Pompeo to encounter Iran's influence during Middle East tour

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 02:32 GMT

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his main focus during a visit to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon will be to counter Iran’s influence in the Middle East region.

News claims uncovered Hezbollah cell in Golan

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - 06:11 GMT

Hezbollah’s operatives mixed with local residents and started patrolling the borders from the Syrian side in order to monitor the movement of Israeli troops.

Hezbollah cries for donations, considers sanctions ‘war’

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The Iranian-backed Lebanon’s Hezbollah has called on its supporters to donate money as it suffers increasing pressure from Western sanctions.

Iran-backed Houthis commit 41 violations within 24 hours

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 - 11:27 GMT

The Houthi militia has committed as many as 41 violations within 24 hours since the cease-fire agreement reached in Hudaydah.

US sanctions Iranian-backed Nujaba militia

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 07:10 GMT

The US administration has sanctioned Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba, a radical militia group, as well as its leader Akram Kaabi, the Treasury Department said on Tuesday.

KSA welcomes Hezbollah designation as 'terrorist' by UK

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 02:16 GMT

Saudi Arabia has welcomed the UK’s decision to designate the Iranian-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

Lebanon's Hezbollah slams Britain's terrorist group listing

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Britain said on Monday it planned to ban all wings of Hezbollah due to its destabilizing influence in the Middle East.

Britain to ban Lebanon's Hezbollah, class it as terrorism organisation

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 12:05 GMT

Britain said on Monday it would ban Hezbollah, adding the Lebanese Shi'ite group in its entirety to its list of banned terrorist organisations.

UN Amb. Danon calls for action against Iranian nuclear threat

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:02 GMT

Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said Iran has clearly and blatantly ignored the call by the international community to cease this type of activity that violates Security Council Resolution 2231

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