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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

Army battles ISIS inspired jihadists in Lebanon, 14 killed

Antoine Amrieh| The Daily Star TRIPOLI, Lebanon: At least 14 people were killed in running battles between Lebanese troops and ISIS-inspired militants in north Lebanon Saturday as the military pursued a crackdown to rid the port city of Tripoli of jihadists plotting attacks in the country, security sources said. Two civilians, three soldiers and at … Continue reading

Sooner or later, Hezbollah will push Lebanon over the edge

Tony Badran Hezbollah is aggressively putting out the message that it is willing to heat things up on the border On Tuesday, Hezbollah claimed responsibility for planting explosive devices that injured two Israeli soldiers on patrol in the Shebaa Farms area. The incident followed an attempted infiltration into Israel on Sunday by an unidentified squad, which resulted … Continue reading

Hezbollah’s Arsenal Similar to any National Army’s

IDF Chief of Operations explains why the war to defend Israel has widened – and how terror has become far more organized. By Arutz Sheva Staff Hezbollah terrorists Reuters The IDF’s Head of Operations, Major General Yoav Har-Even, spoke Tuesday at the “Combat Conference” and addressed the challenges of manning Israel’s army in a highly … Continue reading

Hezbollah Terror Cell Exposed in Thailand

Three members of cell exposed by counter-terror site, reportedly scouting out Israeli targets. The three remain at large. By Ari Yashar Three members of a Hezbollah terror cell have been exposed in Thailand, where they reportedly were scouting out Israeli and western sites in preparation for an attack. “Stop910,” a website that collects information on … Continue reading

No bond for Detroit-area man linked to Hezbollah

22-year-old Mohammad Hamdan wanted to join the fight in Syria’s civil war By AP DETROIT — A Detroit-area man accused of trying to travel to the Middle East to fight in Syria’s civil war will remain in custody while his case moves through court. The government said 22-year-old Mohammad Hamdan wanted to join Hezbollah, classified … Continue reading

Hezbollah’s new mission

Hanin Ghaddar The Party of God’s new role is beyond Lebanon When Yabroud fell, Hezbollah celebrated its victory over Syria’s “takfiris,” reassuring its constituency that its success will stop Al-Qaeda from sending suicide bombers to Lebanon’s Shiite-inhabited areas. Celebratory gunfire rang through Lebanese streets, and a widespread propaganda campaign in Party-affiliated media tried to convince … Continue reading