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Syrian air defence downs Israeli missiles

Sana news agency also accuses Israel of conducting an "electronic war" and "jamming" Syrian radar.

US puts up US$10 mln reward for Hezbollah information

The Trump administration has made it a priority on reducing the influence of Iran who backs Hezbollah.

US pressure on Hezbollah, Iran is working, Pompeo says in Beirut

Lebanese politicians who met Mike Pompeo said they had told him Hezbollah was part and parcel of Lebanese politics.

Israel uncovers Hezbollah unit led by notorious commander

Israel may be threatened by a Hezbollah unit in the Syrian Golan Heights with the latter being supportive of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Germany won’t classify Iran ally Hezbollah as terrorist

Minister of State Niels Annen says that the Shi'ite Muslim Islamist movement remains a relevant factor in Lebanese society.

British Hezbollah ban ‘irresponsible’, says Iran

The decision the display of the Hezbollah flag, which features a Kalashnikov assault rifle, at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in London.

Britain to ban Hezbollah under anti-terror laws

Hezbollah is a Shiite militant movement established in 1982 during the Lebanese civil war.

Hezbollah chief warns Israel against continuing strikes in Syria

In the latest strikes nearly a week ago 21 people were killed, the majority of them Iranians.

Israel says all Hezbollah cross-border tunnels found

The latest tunnel, found on Saturday, began in the Lebanese village of Ramyeh, some 800 metres away from Israel.

Hezbollah masih mahu Hariri sebagai PM Lubnan

Hezbollah memerlukan Saad Hariri sebagai perdana menteri dalam usaha melibatkan diri dengan barat.

Israel says located second ‘Hezbollah’ tunnel from Lebanon

The Israeli military had issued warnings in Arabic to residents of southern Lebanon to stay away.

Israel launches operation to destroy Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

Israeli army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus said the 'attack tunnels' were not yet operational.

Lebanon’s Hezbollah says Hariri must resolve government row

Hezbollah, a heavily armed group backed by Iran, is pressing for one of its allied Sunni members of parliament to be given a cabinet portfolio, reflecting their gains in the election.

Israel says Hezbollah set up Lebanon post under NGO guise

The observation post joins five other exposed last year by Israel, the officer said, all allegedly under the cover of Green Without Borders.

US warns Iran after France alleges bomb plot

Iran has been blamed in the past for carrying out attacks in countries as far afield as Argentina, India and Thailand.

Netanyahu: Israel to keep fighting Iran in Syria, coordinating with Russia

Netanyahu stressed Israel's great success in preventing Iranian military entrenchment in Syria and the transfer of advanced arms to Hezbollah in Lebanon over the past three years.

Bahrain accuses 169 of forming another Hezbollah

Bahrain, a strategic island where the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet is based, has a Shi’ite Muslim majority population but is ruled by a Sunni royal family.

Hezbollah defies Israel, says has ‘precision missiles’

Israel carried out more than 200 strikes over the past 18 months in war-torn Syria, where Hezbollah fights alongside Israel's arch-foe and Shiite powerhouse Iran in support of the Damascus regime.

Iran asks UN to condemn Israeli threats, supervise its nuclear programme

Since its 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has preached Israel’s destruction while backing the Lebanese militia Hezbollah and the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane

Since intervening in Syria in 2015, Russia has usually turned a blind eye to Israeli attacks. Israeli officials say Israel has carried out about 200.

Hezbollah says will stay in Syria until further notice

Russia, the biggest outside backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his fight against rebels, has been preparing for an offensive on the city of Idlib, controlled by rebels.

Israel builds a new wall with Hezbollah in mind

Israel has spent years building barriers to keep out Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip as well as African migrants crossing from Egypt.

Israel minister welcomes Syria scientist killing

General Aziz Asbar, head of a Syrian government weapons research centre, was killed along with his driver when a bomb hit his car on Saturday.

No change at top for Lebanon’s parliament, Hezbollah ally seeks deputy...

Lebanon’s parliament is set to re-elect Nabih Berri of the Amal Movement as its speaker.