U.S. Sanctions Hezbollah chief for aiding Syrian regime

U.S. Treasury officials imposed sanctions on the leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, and two other members of the organization for their alleged role in aiding the Syrian government in its crackdown on opposition forces. The Treasury on Thursday formally charged that Hezbollah has been supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s

Hezbollah: Iran could strike U.S. bases if Israel attacks

Iran could strike U.S. bases in the Middle East in response to any Israeli strike on its nuclear facilities, the leader of Lebanon’s Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah said on Monday. “A decision has been taken to respond and the response will be very great,” Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in an interview with the Beirut-based Al […]

Hezbollah chief calls for liberating Lebanon not defending it

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made another TV appearance via video link to address Iftar gatherings in several Lebanese cities. In his speech he tried to justify the role of the resistance and its arms and decried the efforts by March 14 to use the defense strategy discussions at the dialogue talks to strip Hezbollah […]

Iran, Hezbollah ‘to defend Syria if attacked

BEIRUT — Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah and Iran will fight alongside the Syrian regime if it is attacked by foreign forces, a pro-Damascus Palestinian militant leader said on Tuesday. In the event of “a foreign attack, we discussed with our brothers (in the Syrian regime), with (Hezbollah chief) Hassan Nasrallah and our brothers in Iran,

Relatives of kidnapped pilgrims protest in Beirut

The relatives of the Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who were abducted in the Syrian province of Aleppo staged a protest on Tuesday in the Beirut area of Hay al-Selloum, National News Agency reported. This comes after Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned his supporters on May 25 against protesting

Nasrallah calls blocking roads, “sin” and ‘unethical”

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made another TV appearance via video link to deliver a speech on the occasion marking the Liberation Day. He tried in his speech to justify the role of resistance by stressing that the state failed in protecting the people of south Lebanon