Israeli security forces shoot down Hezbollah drone at border with Lebanon

Israeli forces shot down a drone belonging to the Lebanese Hezbollah group that crossed into northern Israel from Lebanon on Tuesday, the Israeli military said. In a statement, the military said that earlier in the day troops had located another Hezbollah drone that had been shot down along the border with Lebanon several weeks ago.… Read More Israeli security forces shoot down Hezbollah drone at border with Lebanon

Prominent Hezbollah critic Lokman Slim assassinated in southern Lebanon

A prominent Lebanese Shi’ite publisher who criticised the armed Hezbollah movement was shot dead in a car in southern Lebanon on Thursday, the first such killing of a high-profile activist in years. A judge said the body of Lokman Slim had four bullets in the head and one in the back. A security source said… Read More Prominent Hezbollah critic Lokman Slim assassinated in southern Lebanon

UN tribunal convicts Hezbollah member in assassination case of former Lebanon PM Rafik al-Hariri

A U.N.-backed court on Tuesday convicted a member of the Hezbollah group of conspiring to kill former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri in a 2005 bombing that set the stage for years of confrontation between Lebanon’s political forces. Hariri, a Sunni Muslim billionaire, had close ties with the West and Sunni Gulf Arab allies, and… Read More UN tribunal convicts Hezbollah member in assassination case of former Lebanon PM Rafik al-Hariri

Argentina designates Hezbollah as terror organization

Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist group’s assets in the country. The announcement coincided with a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as Argentina marks the 25th anniversary of the deadly bombing of… Read More Argentina designates Hezbollah as terror organization

Hezbollah top commander, Mustafa Badreddine killed

Top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine was killed in an Israeli strike in Syria this week, the Lebanese Shia group has said. “He took part in most of the operations of the Islamic resistance since 1982,” Hezbollah said in a statement on Friday, announcing his death and describing him as a “great jihadi leader”. Badreddine, 55,… Read More Hezbollah top commander, Mustafa Badreddine killed