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# hezbollah - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Tribunal finds Hezbollah member guilty of ex-prime minister's murder in 2005
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Tribunal finds Hezbollah member guilty of ex-prime minister's murder in 2005

Aug 18th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,767 Views 5 Comments

One of four men were found guilty today.

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence
# Hezbollah
# Hezbollah

Verdict due over assassination of former Lebanese prime minister amid fears of more violence

Aug 18th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,212 Views 2 Comments

The tribunal’s long-awaited decision comes two weeks after a cataclysmic blast at Beirut port.

# hezbollah - Monday 2 September, 2019

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 12,983 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# hezbollah - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Hezbollah top commander killed in Syria by "Islamist extremists"
# Attack
# Attack

Hezbollah top commander killed in Syria by "Islamist extremists"

May 14th 2016, 1:05 PM 13,892 Views 131 Comments

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
# Spectrum Of Violence
# Spectrum Of Violence

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

Aug 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 393 Views 53 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

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

Jul 28th 2013, 9:15 AM 9,828 Views 72 Comments

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
# EU Talks
# EU Talks

Gilmore takes cautious approach to Hezbollah and Syria questions

Jul 22nd 2013, 8:14 AM 3,066 Views 36 Comments

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
# Car Bomb
# Car Bomb

53 injured in car bomb in Shiite Beirut suburb

Jul 9th 2013, 2:14 PM 2,252 Views 4 Comments

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
# Lebanon

16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue

Jun 24th 2013, 8:28 PM 5,216 Views 6 Comments

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
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes

May 6th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,664 Views 103 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

May 5th 2013, 7:50 PM 13,852 Views 3 Comments

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

# hezbollah - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend
# Visit
# Visit

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

Mar 17th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,513 Views 231 Comments

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
# Protests

Hezbollah urges week of protests against anti-Islam film

Sep 17th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,953 Views 44 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Sep 17th 2012, 8:42 AM 6,991 Views 22 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Aug 21st 2012, 12:39 PM 3,216 Views 42 Comments

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

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:13 AM 1,882 Views 6 Comments

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'
# Syria
# Syria

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

Oct 30th 2011, 1:55 PM 210 Views 5 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 3rd 2011, 7:30 AM 210 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Arrest warrants issued for murder that 'changed Arab nation'

Jun 30th 2011, 1:55 PM 169 Views 1 Comment

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
# Middle East

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East

Jan 26th 2011, 10:31 AM 931 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

UN accuses Hezbollah of "obstruction"

Oct 29th 2010, 11:29 AM 87 Views 0 Comments

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