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Long-awaited verdict delivered in assassination of Lebanon's HaririUN Tribunal's ruling comes at a tense time for Lebanon, and verdict finding just 1 of 4 Hezbollah suspects guilty may disappoint many in the divided nation.
HezbollahHezbollah's movement gained momentum in Lebanon after an Israeli retaliation against the organization produced a massacre of innocent Lebanese civilians. Who and what is Hezbollah? Bob Simon reports.
Hezbollah leader says dollar injections needed, accuses U.S. of deepening shortageLebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday that dollar injections were needed to shore up the pound currency and accused the United States of preventing dollars from reaching..
Hezbollah leader says Israel turns attention to hitting missile-making sites in SyriaHezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday that Israel is now concentrating its attacks in Syria on missile-manufacturing sites.
Hezbollah leader Nasrallah: Israel attacking everything linked to missile-making in SyriaHezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday that Israel has been attacking "everything linked to missile-manufacturing" in Syria, in rare comments on Israeli attacks in the war-torn..
Lebanon summons German ambassador over Hezbollah banLebanon's foreign minister summoned the German ambassador on Tuesday to explain Berlin's decision last week to ban the Shi'ite Hezbollah movement on its soil.
Hezbollah deems Lebanese government rescue plan an 'important step' forwardHezbollah's leader hailed the Lebanese government's crisis plan as an "important step" on Monday and warned the country should not blindly surrender in talks with the IMF to terms it can not bear.
Hezbollah: Germany bowing to U.S. will with banThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday that Germany was "succumbing to American will" by banning his Iran-backed movement and designating it a terrorist organisation.
Iran condemns Germany's ban on Hezbollah activityIran has condemned Berlin's ban of Hezbollah activity in Germany and its designation of the Iranian-backed Lebanese group as a terrorist organisation, saying the move serves U.S. and Israeli interests,..
After U.S., Israeli pressure, Germany bans Hezbollah activity, raids mosquesGermany banned all Hezbollah activity on its soil on Thursday and designated the Iran-backed group a terrorist organisation, a much-anticipated step long urged by Israel and the United States.
Germany classifies Hezbollah as terrorist organisation, conducts raidsGermany has banned Iran-backed Hezbollah activity on its soil and designated it a terrorist organisation, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Hezbollah blames 'negative' c. bank performance for pound collapse: reportThe decline of the Lebanese pound to record lows against the U.S. dollar points to a "negative performance" by the central bank and the governor is responsible, but not on his own, the deputy leader of..
Israeli drone targets Hezbollah near Syria-Lebanon border: sourcesAn Israeli drone targeted a car carrying forces from Iran-backed Hezbollah in Syria near the Lebanese border, a commander in the pro-Damascus regional alliance and a security source said.
U.S. offers $10 million for information on Hezbollah commander in IraqThe United States on Friday offered up to $10 million for information on Sheikh Mohammad al-Kawtharani, a senior military commander of the Islamist group Hezbollah in Iraq who was an associate of the..
Hezbollah asserts role in Lebanon's coronavirus fightThe Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah is marshalling its deep resources in the fight against coronavirus, using a corps of volunteers, doctors and facilities to carve out a prominent role in the..
Hezbollah deploys medics, hospitals against coronavirus in LebanonThe Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah is mobilizing some 25,000 people including frontline medics and readying hospitals as part of a plan to help confront the coronavirus in Lebanon, it said on..
Hezbollah: Not against aid, even from IMF, but depends on termsHezbollah does not oppose foreign aid to help Lebanon out of its financial crisis, even from the International Monetary Fund, as long as there are not conditions imposed that harm the national..
DOD linguist charged with espionage; accused of supplying U.S. intel sources to Hezbollah contactDefense linguist charged with espionage; accused of supplying U.S. intel sources to Hezbollah contact
U.S. Defense linguist charged with transmitting classified intelligenceThe U.S. government said on Wednesday it had charged a Defense Department linguist with transmitting classified intelligence to a foreign national linked to the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah,..
IMF deal would spark 'popular revolution' in Lebanon, Hezbollah believesHezbollah believes that terms required by any IMF bailout package for Lebanon would spark "a popular revolution", a senior official said on Tuesday, rejecting such a step and calling instead for a..
Turkish strike in Syria kills nine Hezbollah members, wounds 30: sourceTurkish strikes on northwest Syria late on Friday killed nine members of Iran-backed Hezbollah and wounded 30 others, a commander in the regional alliance backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said.
Crisis puts Lebanon's survival at stake, Hezbollah warnsLebanon may not survive if its new government fails, the powerful Hezbollah warned on Sunday, urging the country's divided politicians not to obstruct the cabinet as it seeks to address an..
Tehran-backed Hezbollah steps in to guide Iraqi militias in Soleimani's wakeShortly after Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, the Tehran-backed Lebanese organization Hezbollah urgently met with Iraqi militia leaders, seeking to..
Hezbollah: Decisions on Lebanon's debt need national consensusIran-backed Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc said on Thursday that decisions on Lebanon's debt obligations require national consensus as the country grapples with a deep financial crisis.
U.S. 'very worried' about Syrian government assault in Idlib, calls on Russia to stopThe United States is "very very worried" about the escalation in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, led by an assault by Syrian government forces and supported by Russians, and was also seeing..
Trump's 'deal of shame' dangerous for Middle East, says Lebanon's HezbollahLebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan as a means to destroy Palestinians' rights, and accused Arab states of being complicit in..
Wary of Iran, Gulf Arab states seen shrugging off new Lebanese governmentGulf Arab states have long channeled funds into Lebanon's fragile economy but its rich neighbors, alarmed by the rising influence of their arch-rival Iran's ally Hezbollah, now appear loath to help..
Facing economic crisis, Lebanon's government weighs optionsLebanon's Hezbollah-backed government will walk a political tightrope as it moves to urgently secure foreign funding to ward off financial collapse and could look to the International Monetary Fund..
Lebanon forms government with backing of Hezbollah and alliesLebanon formed a new government on Tuesday led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab after the powerful Shi'ite group Hezbollah and its allies clinched an agreement over a cabinet that must address a..
Hezbollah nominates two ministers in new Lebanon government: sourcesThe powerful Iran-backed group Hezbollah has nominated two ministers in Lebanon's new government including the health minister, two senior political sources told Reuters.
Political row flares as Lebanon struggles to form governmentTensions between Hezbollah's two main Christian allies flared on Tuesday when one said the other's "greed" was to blame for holding up the formation of a new Lebanese government that is urgently needed..
Honduras declares Hezbollah a terrorist organizationThe Honduran government has formally declared Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization, a top security official said on Monday.
UK expands Hezbollah asset freeze, targets entire movementBritain expanded the scope of its asset-freezing measures against Lebanese Islamist movement Hezbollah on Thursday to cover the entire organization as well as its military wing.
Hezbollah: It's time for Iran's allies to start working to avenge SoleimaniLebanon's Hezbollah said on Sunday it was time for Iran's allies to begin working to retaliate for the killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani though it would be a "long path" to the goal of ejecting..
Lebanon's Hezbollah says working for government formationThe powerful Lebanese group Hezbollah is working to remove obstacles to a deal on a new government which must be formed as soon as possible to avoid collapse, one of its top officials said on Thursday.
Hezbollah leader says he warned Soleimani of assassination threatHezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday he had warned Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani of the risk of assassination and met him in the Lebanese capital Beirut on New Year's Day..
Hezbollah: U.S. forces in Middle East to go home in coffinsHezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday the U.S. military in the Middle East would pay the price for the killing of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, warning that U.S. soldiers..
Pence says Iran's Qasem Soleimani aided 9/11 hijackers. Experts say that's not trueThe 9/11 Commission report found: "We have found no evidence that Iran or Hezbollah was aware of the planning for what later became the 9/11 attack."
Hezbollah official says response of 'axis of resistance' to Soleimani killing will be decisive: al MayadeenA Lebanese Hezbollah official said the response of the Iran-backed "axis of resistance" to the killing of Iran's military commander Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. air strike will be decisive, al-Mayadeen..
Lebanon's Hezbollah to continue path of Iranian commander after U.S. strike: TVLebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday his powerful Shi'ite militia group would continue the path of Iran's Major-General Qassem Soleimani after his death in a U.S. air..
Video shows Hezbollah positions after US attacksAn Iranian-backed militia says the death toll from U.S. military strikes in Iraq and Syria against its fighters had risen to 25, and vowed to exact revenge. The Associated Press viewed the aftermath of..
Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns U.S. air strikes in Iraq: statementLebanon's powerful Shi'ite group Hezbollah condemned on Monday U.S. air strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia, calling them a blatant attack on Iraqi sovereignty,..
Lebanon PM designate says he wants government soon, will no be under Hezbollah swayLebanon's prime minister designate said he would work to form a government within six weeks to help pull the country out of a deepening economic crisis, dismissing accusations he would be dominated by..
Lebanese troops clash with demonstrators protesting new Hezbollah-backed premier: witnessesLebanese troops fired tear gas in Beirut on Friday to disperse hundreds of youths who were protesting against the designation of a new prime minister backed by Hezbollah and its allies, witnesses said.
Hezbollah-backed candidate named Lebanon PM, vows to form government quicklyLebanon's newly named prime minister said on Thursday he would quickly form a government to pull the country out of economic crisis after he was designated with backing from Iran-backed Hezbollah and..
Hezbollah-backed Diab gets enough votes to be Lebanese PM: Reuters countFormer minister Hassan Diab, who has the backing of Hezbollah and its allies, gained enough votes from lawmakers on Thursday to be named Lebanon's new prime minister.
Hezbollah-backed candidate Diab on course to be Lebanese PMFormer minister Hassan Diab is set to be named Lebanon's new prime minister on Thursday with backing from the Iran-backed group Hezbollah and its allies, a move that could complicate efforts to secure..
Lebanon's Deputy Speaker Ferzli gives first nomination for Diab as PMLebanon's Deputy Parliament Speaker Elie Ferzli, an ally of the Iran-backed Hezbollah, said on Thursday he had nominated former minister Hassan Diab as prime minister, indicating the Shi'ite group and..