Sunni candidates were named as Hezbollah
MP Walid Sukkarieh and Younes al-Rifai from the Association of Islamic Charitable Projects.
While on a visit to Lebanon on Tuesday, Nujaba's secretary general Akram al-Kaabi said that if Israel launches an aggression against Hezbollah
, as it has been claimed in media reports, the Iraqi group would firmly stand beside Hezbollah
, Shafaqna reported.
At the direction of their Hezbollah
handlers, one person allegedly "conducted missions in Panama to locate the U.
and the Syrian army announced a ceasefire in their assault against Islamic State in Syria's western Qalamoun region, Hezbollah
's al-Manar TV said.
The United States alleges that Hezbollah
operates global terrorism networks and engages in criminal activities, including drug trafficking and money laundering.
In response, Tel Aviv has struck personnel and armaments belonging to both Hezbollah
and the Syrian army.
But increasingly tense relations--and the larger regional context of a proxy war between Iran, Hezbollah
's patron and sponsor, and the Gulf States led by Saudi Arabia--may now be moving this schism from words to actions, threatening more overt violence between Hezbollah
and its Shi'a allies and the Gulf States and their Sunni partners.
Badreddine, 55, had been the mastermind of the group's involvement in Syria's civil war since Hezbollah
fighters joined the battle on the side of Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces against those trying to remove him from power, according to pro-Hezbollah
One would assume with such advanced capabilities and if not constrained by the "rules of engagement" or informal understandings limiting the military responses of both sides, Hezbollah
would inflict overwhelming damage upon Israel.
According to some Lebanese analysts I spoke with this afternoon, the main point of Hezbollah
leader Hassan Nasrallah's much-anticipated speech today was that the Golan Heights would be Hezbollah
's, and therefore Iran's, next arena of activity.
Beirut: An Israeli strike on Syria killed an Iranian general, Tehran confirmed on Monday, as Lebanon's Hezbollah
movement buried one of six of its fighters killed in the same raid.
An Israeli strike on Syria killed an Iranian general, Tehran confirmed Monday, as Lebanon's Hezbollah
movement prepared to bury one of six of its fighters killed in the same raid.
This role was further enhanced by the 2006 war with Israel, with Hezbollah
claiming victory and consolidating its influence within the LAF and the government.
He specifically mentioned three areas in Syria where Hezbollah
fighters are present in which, according to Nasrallah, they were obliged to enter--Al Qoseir, Qalamoun and Damascus --apart from what he refers to as ".
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justifies its self security as Lebanese apparatuses unable to protect densely-populated area Charbel: Precautions Geagea: Confiscates state ASSAFIR: Siniora on Berri's initiative: Enough illusions Gulf war "on Hezbollah
" escalates AL-MUSTAQBAL: Qassem justifies "self security" as state unable to protect all Lebanese areas.