Tag Archive for Hassan Nasrallah

Hezbollah: Israel assassinated terror group’s arms chief outside his home

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.

Scene of assassination of Hezbollah arms chief - AP

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.

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24 hrs later: Still no word from Hassan Nasrallah

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.

Free Syrian Army

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 »

Nasrallah’s mystery briefcase draws attention from Lebanese media


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 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 »

Nasrallah: No deal with Iran will cause regional war


Hezbollah chief blames Israel for trying to stop deal in attempt to force Middle East into armed conflict.




Failure to strike a deal with Iran over its nuclear program would result in “war in the region,” Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday, Lebanon’s NOW reported.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters on the eve of Ashura in Beirut, November 13.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters on the eve of Ashura in Beirut, November 13.- Photo: REUTERS/Hasan Shaaban

“To all Arab peoples in the Gulf countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE and Oman: What is the alternative to understanding between Iran and world leaders? It is regional war,” Nasrallah said in a rare public appearance to mark the Shiite Muslim Ashura holiday in southern Beirut.

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Hezbollah Upset: Lebanese TV station won’t apologize for Nasrallah sketch


TV show that had sparked riots, featured impersonation of Hezbollah leader.

The director rejects Hezbollah’s hint that some people can’t be criticized.



The Lebanese TV station and the director of a comedy show, which made fun of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, refused to apologize despite riots by his supporters against the show.

Nasrallah impersonator on Lebanese television - Photo: YouTube Screenshot

Nasrallah impersonator on Lebanese television – Photo: YouTube Screenshot

Lebanese director Charbel Khalil told the Lebanese Daily Star on Sunday that he would not apologize.

“I will not apologize. We are continuing with our work, and this issue is behind us now,” he said.

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Hezbollah chief blames Israel for the 17,000 missing Lebanese

Hezbollah leader Nasrallah calls for a political solution in Syria & the appointment of a group to investigate the 17,000 missing people due to the Israeli occupation.



Israel is responsible for “all Lebanese who have gone missing,” Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah declared in a speech in southern Beirut on Monday, according to the group’s Al-Manar TV website.

Hezbollah supporters gesture as they listen to Nasrallah on October 29, 2013 as be broadcasts from his secret underground bunker. – Photo: REUTERS

Speaking on a large screen, he also said that Syrian events were affecting everything in Lebanon, the website reported.

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Amb. Prosor reports to UNSC: Hezbollah’s Nasrallah has no regard for human life


Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor delivered a scathing attack on Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah’s leader, in his address to the U.N. Security Council, saying,  ‘Hezbollah is a ruthless terrorist group committing double war crimes again, this time in Syria, by operating among civilians & directing attacks against civilians.’

By Shlomo Cesana and Israel Hayom Staff



Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Ron Prosor has delivered a scathing attack on Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah over the group’s involvement in the Syrian civil war.

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Past Lebanese PM: Hezbollah pulling us into ‘Syrian fire’

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.

By Reuters

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 »

Nasrallah: I’m Prepared to Go to Syria & Fight Myself

Hezbollah leader reported that Thursday’s car bombing in Beirut will not prevent fighters from his Shiite organization from fighting in Syria.

By Elad Benari, Canada


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 »

Sunni Group Warns ‘Pig Nasrallah’ He’ll Pay for Being Agent of Israel

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.

By Elad Benari


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 »

Nasrallah: Israel’s Elimination is in the Interest of Entire Arab & Muslim World

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

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 »

Hassan Nasrallah Blames Israel for EU’s blacklisting Hezbollah

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 »

Nasrallah: The Galilee will be in danger before Lebanon


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.

Roi Kais

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.

נסראללה עם אסד ואחמדינג'אד ב-2005. ארכיון (צילום: AP)

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 »

Iron Dome deployed near Haifa amid heightened tensions on Northern borders

IDF: The Anti-rocket battery move was dictated by changes in security situation.





The IDF deployed an Iron Dome anti-rocket battery in the Haifa area early Friday morning, amid heightened tensions in the North stemming from the ongoing Syrian civil war.

Iron Dome battery deployed in North

Iron Dome battery deployed in North – Photo: Ben Hartman

The IDF Spokesman’s Office stated that Iron Dome batteries are redeployed periodically in accordance with appraisals of the security situation.

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz told pilots receiving their wings at the Hatzerim Air Base Thursday, “The region is shaking, from south to north.

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Hezbollah exiles Hamas members & officials saying, ‘leave Lebanon immediately’

Lebanese Shiite terrorist movement’s decision to oust Hamas from Lebanon comes as response to Palestinian’s role in fighting against Assad’s rule in Syria.

By Middle East Online staff


BEIRUT – The powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah called on Hamas members and officials who are still present in Lebanon to leave the country ‘immediately and within hours.’ The decision comes as a response to the Palestinian Islamist movement’s role in the ongoing war in Syria against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

No longer friends, Hamas' Meshaal & Hezbollah's Nasrallah - Photo PIC

No longer friends, Hamas’ Mashaal & Hezbollah’s Nasrallah – Photo PIC

Media sources close to the Palestinian national liberation movement Fatah in Lebanon said a Hezbollah senior security official informed Hamas representative in Lebanon, Ali Baraka, that all of those related to Hamas on the Lebanese territory became have become unwelcome.

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