Thursday, Feb 09, 2023



The Base, Hezbollah get terrorist designation in Australia

November 24, 2021 8:12 pm

The Base would become only the second far-right group to be designated a terrorist organisation in Australia after the British-based Sonnenkrieg Division.

Israel says it downed a Hezbollah drone that crossed border

August 13, 2021 1:26 pm

Lebanon is experiencing its worst economic and financial crisis in its modern history, which the World Bank describes as among the worst the world has witnessed since the mid 1800s.

Hezbollah leader vows retaliation for future Israeli attacks

August 08, 2021 8:51 am

Israel and Hezbollah are archenemies and have fought several wars in the past, the last of which ended in August 2006. The 34-day conflict ended with a draw that left 1,200 dead in Lebanon.

Lebanon: Prominent Hezbollah critic found killed in his car

February 04, 2021 8:00 pm

Lokman Slim was a well known critic of Lebanon's Shia militia, Hezbollah. His murder follows years of targeted harassment by the group's supporters.

Arms depot of Iran-backed Hezbollah explodes in south Lebanon, says source

September 22, 2020 8:43 pm

Since the Beirut blast on Aug. 4, subsequent fires at the port and elsewhere in the capital have caused panic in Beirut and the country, whose economy is in meltdown.

Lebanon's powerhouse Hezbollah hit by backlash after blast

August 30, 2020 4:41 pm

The blast was in fact at the port of Beirut, caused by a stockpile of ammonium nitrate stored there for years. So far, it appears to be a result of longtime government mismanagement.

Iraq releases on bail some men suspected of targeting US

June 30, 2020 9:08 am

The arrests, based on a judicial order, marked the strongest action to date by the new government in Baghdad against the perpetrators affiliated with a powerful Iran-backed militia group.

What is Iran's Quds Force, the military unit that Soleimani headed

January 04, 2020 7:33 am

Until his death, Soleimani commanded the Quds Force, which is the Arabic word for Jerusalem, and is responsible for carrying out unconventional warfare and intelligence activities. The force is responsible for training, financing and providing to some extremist groups overseas.

Explained: What good would a German ban on Hezbollah do?

September 10, 2019 7:57 am

So far, Hezbollah has been allowed to do political work in Germany. The government is following the EU line on this, which differentiates between Hezbollah's military and political activities.

Israel escalates its shadow war against Iran with attacks in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq

August 30, 2019 12:21 pm

In one 18-hour period over the weekend, an Israeli airstrike killed two Iranian-trained militants in Syria, a drone set off a blast near a Hezbollah office in Beirut’s southern suburbs and an airstrike in al-Qaim, Iraq, killed a commander of an Iran-backed Iraqi militia.