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# hezbollah - Monday 2 September, 2019

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# hezbollah - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Hezbollah top commander killed in Syria by "Islamist extremists"

Mustafa Badreddine, who was on a US terror sanctions blacklist and wanted by Israel, was killed in a blast on Thursday night.

# hezbollah - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border

The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.

# hezbollah - Sunday 28 July, 2013

This is how you make it onto the EU's terror blacklist

Earlier this week the EU decided to add Hezbollah’s ‘military wing’ to its list of terror organisations.

# hezbollah - Monday 22 July, 2013

Gilmore takes cautious approach to Hezbollah and Syria questions

Some EU Member States want to blacklist Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.

# hezbollah - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

53 injured in car bomb in Shiite Beirut suburb

The blast comes amid spiralling tension in Lebanon over the civil war raging in neighbouring Syria.

# hezbollah - Monday 24 June, 2013

16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue Lebanon This post contains images

16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue

Fierce clashes continued for a second day between the army and gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni cleric in the Lebanon.

# hezbollah - Monday 6 May, 2013

Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes

Benjamin Netanyahu’s signalling of a return to “business as usual” may indicate that Israel does not expect an immediate retaliation for this weekend’s airstrikes.

# hezbollah - Sunday 5 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added men trying to break into a police station

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# hezbollah - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

The Minister for Justice also told an Israeli newspaper that he had been the target of some anti-Semitism during his time in politics but that it had been “extremely rare”.

# hezbollah - Monday 17 September, 2012

Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film Protests This post contains images

Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film

The news comes as 50 people are arrested in connection with the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi last week.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

# hezbollah - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

US will intervene in Syrian crisis - but only if Assad uses chemical weapons

President Obama says the issue of Syrian WMDs is two-fold, raising fears that chemical or biological weapons may fall into the hands of anti-Israeli extremists.

# hezbollah - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon CIA

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

The United States has suffered a huge security setback after several CIA operatives in two distinct networks were captured by Iran and Hezbollah. The informants are feared dead.

# hezbollah - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Syria's Assad says intervention would create 'another Afghanistan'

The Syrian President said that Western intervention in his country’s uprising would trigger massive unrest that would “burn the whole region.”

# hezbollah - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Column: ‘Breakfast is Lebanese porridge and UHT milk’ – an Irish soldier’s diary

What is life really like for Irish troops in Lebanon? Hot and dangerous, writes Westmeath native Corporal Alan Rigney.

# hezbollah - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Arrest warrants issued for murder that 'changed Arab nation'

Many fear that tensions over the tribunal investigating the death of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri could plunge the country into a new crisis.

# hezbollah - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East Middle East This post contains images

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East

Protests continue in Egypt following yesterday’s deaths, as demonstrators demand an end to repression and governmental corruption. Meanwhile in Tunisia, the interim government has said it will bow to the will of the people and reshuffle the cabinet today.

# hezbollah - Friday 29 October, 2010

UN accuses Hezbollah of "obstruction"

A UN tribunal criticises Hezbollah after the group calls for its work to be boycotted.