The hit on terrorist Hassan al-Laqis marks biggest blow to Shiite terror group Hezbollah, since the assassination of Imad Mughniyeh.
Official Hezbollah statement: ‘Israel automatically held responsible for the crime.’
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah said Wednesday that one of its commanders has been “assassinated” outside of his home in southern Beirut. It blamed Israel for his killing, something an official there quickly denied.
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A Hezbollah flag hangs on yellow police tape sealing off the scene where Hassan al-Laqis, a senior commander for Hezbollah, was gunned down outside his home, near Beirut, Lebanon, Dec.
With no word from Hezbollah, and no other sources to confirm the report on a Lebanese website that Hezbollah’s leader was injured in a blast that killed 22 of his men, the Free Syrian Army reports to have injured the Shiite terrorist group’s leader.
By Gil Ronen
Syrian rebel forces claim that they have succeeded in injuring Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, a Lebanese website reported this morning, citing a Facebook message. No other source has confirmed the report.
The Lebanese report was cited by JerusalemOnLine, which did not name the website that carried the news.
According to the report, a commander of the Free Syrian Army announced that members of Jabhat Al-Nusra, an Islamist Sunni rebel group linked to Al Qaeda, succeeded in the early morning hours in blowing up the headquarters where Nasrallah lives in Bint Jbeil, Lebanon. Continue Reading »
During rare double above-ground appearances by Hezbollah leader, his security guard armed with new protective device.
By Roi Kais
Hezbollah General-Secretary Hassan Nasrallah has sparked a lively debate about his newest security accessory, after making two forays into the outside world in recent days.
Nasrallah on stage with unarmed bodyguard carrying the suitcase
Nasrallah made two public appearances to honor the Muslim Holy Day of Ashura, with an oddly-equipped security guard by his side. The two sightings are unusual for the Hezbollah leader, who is known for maintaining heightened security protocols and remaining ‘underground’ for months at a time. Continue Reading »
Lebanese Sunni leader and ex-PM Saad al-Hariri, responds to Nasrallah’s statement that Hezbollah would escalate its military support for Assad’s regime.
Lebanon’s leading Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri accused Hezbollah on Saturday of dragging the country deeper into Syria’s civil war after the Shi’ite militant group’s leader said he was ready to go to Syria himself to fight.
Hezbollah supporters cheer Nasrallah as he broadcasts his speech from a hidden underground bunker that protects him from Arab assassins & Israel. – Photo: AP
Hariri, a former prime minister, was responding to a speech by Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah who said that a car bomb in Shi’ite southern Beirut would only redouble the group’s military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. Continue Reading »
Hezbollah leader reported that Thursday’s car bombing in Beirut will not prevent fighters from his Shiite organization from fighting in Syria.
A day after a car bomb blast in a Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut killed at least 20 people, the terrorist group’s leader said he was willing to go fight in Syria himself.
Hezbollah’s Nasrallah delivering a speech from his underground bunker – Photo: AFP
Hezbollah terrorists have been fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s troops against rebels.
“I will go myself to Syria if it is so necessary in the battle against the takfiris (radical Sunni Muslims), Hezbollah and I will go to Syria” to fight rebels trying to oust the Damascus regime, Hassan Nasrallah declared in a speech broadcast on television in Lebanon. Continue Reading »
A Sunni group takes responsibility for 2nd bomb attack in a Hezbollah stronghold, issuing stern warning to the terrorist group’s chief.
Warnings & claims of responsibility ignored as Lebanese Shiites prefer blaming Israel.
A Sunni Islamist group took credit on Thursday for the car bombing in a Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut which killed at least 20 people.
Scene of explosion in Beirut – Reuters
Shortly after news of the attack broke, an online video surfaced showing three masked men, two of them holding rifles, in front of a white flag inscribed with the Islamic profession of faith, reported AFP. Continue Reading »
In honor of Iran’s Quds Day, Hizbullah’s chief Hassan Nasrallah makes first public appearance since last September.
By Elad Benari, Canada
Destroying Israel is the interest of the entire Arab world, Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah declared on Friday.
Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah – AFP photo
AFP reported that the head of the Lebanese terror group made a rare public appearance at a Beirut rally held to mark Iran’s Quds Day.
It was a first appearance in public r for Nasrallah who, according to AFP attended the rally in Rweiss, in the southern suburbs of Beirut.
In his speech, Nasrallah thanked “Iran and Syria for all they are doing for Palestine and Jerusalem, and for all they have given to resistance movements (fighting Israel) in Lebanon and Palestine”. Continue Reading »
Terrorist group’s TV channel claims Israel forced EU into including Hezbollah to terror its list.
Lebanese president urges Europeans to reconsider their decision for sake of his country’s stability.
By Roi Kais
“The blacklisting of Hezbollah is Israel forcing its way on the EU,” the Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV channel responded to the EU’s decision to list the organization’s military wing as a terror group on Monday.
Hezbollah’s Nasrallah – Photo: AFP
The balk of the criticism landed on Britain, which according to the channel led the blacklisting campaign: “For years, leaders of the enemy state tried to lead Europe to this decision with the obvious backing of Britain and the US.” Continue Reading »
Hezbollah’s leader responds to European criticism, says ‘no one will force their plans on Lebanon,’ and goes on to threaten Israel saying they will pay the price for aggression.
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah , currently the center of an international debate, slammed the United States and Israel in a speech on Friday evening.
Nasrallah with Assad, Ahmadinejad in 2005. Archives – Photo: AP
“The US abandoned all her allies in favor of its own interests and Israel’s,” Nassrallah declared in a live broadcast via the Hezbollah Al-Manar TV channel.
Despite recent losses suffered by the Shiite organization, Nassrallah insisted: The Galilee will be in danger before Beirut is. Continue Reading »