Russia’s Bogdanov concluded his Lebanon visit after meeting Hezbollah chief

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov concluded his visit to  Lebanon  on Sunday  after meeting  with  Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah  at an  undisclosed location as part of his  four-day trip to the region, which focused on finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian civil war. Bogdanov, who arrived  arrived in Beirut on Thursday met with  several Lebanese leaders, […]

Israel jets strike near Damascus: Updates

Israeli jets launched strikes against two security sites near the Damascus on Sunday, including one near the capital’s international airport, Syria’s state-news agency reported. The agency said Israel had committed an “aggression” against Syria by “targeting two security areas in the outskirts of Damascus.” The agency said the two sites were in Dimas and near […]

Hezbollah missiles can wipe out Israel, says Iran general

Iranian Brigadier General Esmail Qa’ani, said the missiles of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah are capable of wiping out Israel, Press TV the Iranian state owned website reported on Friday . Qa’ani is the second-in-command of Quds Force , the international branch of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon was […]

Dialogue is the hot issue in Lebanon

While war is raging  in  neighboring Syria and Iraq, in Lebanon the hot issue is the upcoming dialogue talks between Hezbollah and Future Movement that are  expected to lead to peace between the Shiites and the Sunnis in Lebanon. Almost all the Lebanese politicians from the two rival camps ( M8 and M14) have welcomed the anticipated […]

Gunmen ambush Lebanese army patrol killing 7 soldiers, updates

Militants ambushed a Lebanese army patrol near the border with Syria on Tuesday, killing six Lebanese soldiers and wounding one, a Lebanese security official said. The attack occurred in a remote region of Ras Baalbek in eastern Lebanon and was followed by fierce clashes between the two sides, said the official, speaking on condition of […]

Hezbollah chief and former Iraqi PM met in Lebanon

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah and Iraq’s Vice President Nouri al-Maliki met recently in Beirut and reportedly expressed their confidence in a statement ( issued by hezbollah ) that the people and governments of the region would defeat the terrorist Islamic State group. Such groups and “their destructive plans don’t have a future in any country […]

Iranian official calls Syria’s regime and election”democratic”

A visiting Iranian official said after meeting Lebanese ’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri in Beirut Monday that Lebanon should not  lose sight of Israel since it is the real enemy . Hossein Sheikholeslam, foreign policy adviser to Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani  praised  Berri   as one of the “greatest experienced political and national figures.” He also praised […]

M8 praises Hariri’s support for dialogue with Hezbollah

March 8 officials praised former Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s support for a dialogue with Hezbollah Friday, with the hope that  the talks between the two rival parties would help defuse the Sunni-Shiite tensions. In an interview with LBCI TV at his Paris residence Thursday night, Hariri said he was serious about a dialogue between his Future Movement […]

Pro-Hezbollah Singer , Ali Barakat Detained in Lebanon

Lebanese authorities have detained a pro-Hezbollah singer over some of his songs, including one that calls Saudi Arabia a “terrorist,” judicial officials and his father said Tuesday. Ali Barakat became known last year after releasing songs related to Syria’s civil war, including one about the opposition stronghold of Yabroud that was captured earlier this year […]

Iran supplied missiles to Hezbollah that can reach Dimona in Israel

Iranian sources have revealed that Hezbollah has received from Iran a new missile of great destructive capabilities and that can reach the “Dimona” nuclear reactor in southern Israel. The Fars News agency ” which is close to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, reported on Saturday that the new missile is of the Fateh class or “conqueror” […]