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US imposes sanctions on Africa based Hezbollah members

BEIRUT: The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on an alleged Africa-based Hezbollah support network, a statement released Thursday said. It said the Treasury targeted Mustapha Fawaz, Fouzi Fawaz and Abdallah Tahini, all of whom are Lebanese-born men based in Nigeria, with sanctions designations. The Treasury also placed sanctions on a holding company, a supermarket … Continue reading

Hezbollah’s other war with Israel

Ana Maria Luca Hezbollah retaliated last Wednesday for the Israeli attack on the Golan Heights that killed six Hezbollah members — including Imad Moughnieh’s son, Jihad — and six Iranian Revolutionary Guards. However, with Wednesday’s exchange of fire in the Shebaa Farms, which left at least three Israeli soldiers dead and several wounded, Hezbollah reportedly … Continue reading

Hezbollah Reveals It’s Also Fighting in Iraq

Lebanon’s Shi’ite Iran-proxy terror group Hezbollah is not only fighting for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but is also involved in fighting in Iraq, its chief Hassan Nasrallah revealed for the first time Monday. Nasrallah said in a speech beamed to supporters in southern Beirut “we may not have spoken about Iraq before, but we have a limited presence because of the … Continue reading

The Mahdi is not coming to Hezbollah’s state

When Iran’s economy was thriving, Iran had only Hezbollah to nurture and spoil. Shiites in Lebanon were enjoying the benefits of the services and aid the Iranian money provided. In addition, the “Resistance” was a worthy cause for them and always yielded victories and political pride. But things have changed since the inception of the … Continue reading

Not all fun and games in Hezbollah children’s magazine

AFP BEIRUT – It’s aimed at children, but instead of princes and princesses, fairies and magicians, the heroes of Lebanon’s “Mahdi” magazine are the “fighters who fell resisting the Israeli enemy.” Produced by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement for the last 11 years, Mahdi aims to teach a new generation the militant Shiite group’s ideology of “resistance” … Continue reading

Iran in the Syria war: a report

Naame Shaam NOW received the following report summary from Naame Shaam, a group of Iranian, Syrian and Lebanese activists and citizen-journalists, which interviewed with NOW in April.   The report focuses on uncovering the role of the Iranian regime in Syria and is the result of a year of Naame Shaam’s work. It draws largely … Continue reading

Hezbollah ninjas seen in Dahiyeh [Photos]

Alex Rowell They’ve been called “the ninjas.” Others have pointed out their striking resemblance to G.I. Joe’s Snake Eyes (see below), to say nothing of Darth Vader and another kind of storm trooper renowned for the wearing of red armbands. Whatever it’s supposed to be, the new look of Hezbollah’s elite forces, seen for the … Continue reading

Hezbollah member arrested in Peru

Mohammad Amadar was reportedly plotting attacks against Jewish targets. BEIRUT – Peruvian authorities detained a Lebanese man in possession of explosives in the capital Lima earlier in the week in a case linked to Hezbollah.   Peruvian daily La Republica reported that Counter-Terrorism Directorate security forces on Tuesday raided Mohammad Amadar’s home in the city’s Surquillo … Continue reading