The Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, with the military capabilities reserved for only national armies, shows off its arsenal of tanks and APCs on foreign soil for the 1st time ever.
By Roi Kais, Ron Ben Yishai
Arab media has published pictures of the massive amounts of Hezbollah forces in Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on the show of force, as did various Hezbollah media outlets.The Shia terror group didn’t officially publish any of the pictures.
Hezbollah tanks and APCs on display – Arab media
Lebanese media outlets are struggling to understand the message Hezbollah is trying to send with these pictures, especially since the pictures weren’t published by the terror group itself. Continue Reading »
Syrian media reports of heavy fighting early Thursday morning involving Hezbollah fighters against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces in two villages of Aleppo’s southern suburbs.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The first signs of a rift between Hezbollah and the Syrian regime, which have been cooperating over the past five years in the Syrian civil war, reportedly began emerging amid heavy fighting against rebel factions in Aleppo.
Lebanese Hezbollah supporters march during a religious procession in Nabatieh. – Photo: REUTERS
According to the Syrian news site, Syrian Mirror, heavy clashes broke out between the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Hezbollah fighters early Thursday morning in two villages in Aleppo’s southern suburbs. Continue Reading »
The world ignores another horrendous attack by Assad using “unconventional” weapons, while diplomats and analysts focus on the lack of coordination between Assad’s troops & supporting forces which caused Putin to announce the withdrawal of Russian ground troops from Syria.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Dozens of members of Hezbollah were killed last week in Aleppo in an “accidental” chemical attack carried out by the Syrian military, diplomatic sources reported to the Kuwaiti newspaper “Al-Jarida.”
A poster shows Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Lebanese Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah near Latakia city in 2014. – Photo: REUTERS
The report stated that Syrian fighter jets struck militants from the Shi’ite terror group when they mistakenly attacked the town of Al-Eis, south of Aleppo, in their efforts to retake the region. Continue Reading »
A Lebanese media outlet reported that there were dead & wounded Hezbollah fighters in the attack, a target hit in the past that serves as a major transit point for Hezbollah fighters and equipment.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Israel Air Force attacked Syrian army and Hezbollah targets in the area around Qalamoun in Syria overnight Saturday, Israel Radio reported citing Syrian forces.
IAF fighter jets during the Red Flag joint exercise at Nellis air force base in Nevada. – Photo: COURTESY IDF SPOKESMAN’S UNIT
The Lebanese media outlet Almustaqbal reported that there were dead and wounded Hezbollah fighters in the attack which hit the area close to the Lebanese border. Continue Reading »
Syria media outlets report Israeli Air Force bombed a joint Syrian-Hezbollah military position in the mountainous Qalamoun region
• Meanwhile the IAF also hit a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip in response to earlier rocket fire on Israel.
By Gadi Golan, Lilach Shoval & Daniel Siryot
Syrian media outlets reported on Monday that the Israeli Air Force had struck a joint Hezbollah and Syrian military position post in the mountainous Qalamoun region near Syria’s border with Lebanon. Israel did not comment on the reports.
Meanwhile, the IAF on Monday night struck a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip in retaliation to a rocket that was fired from Gaza into southern Israel on Monday morning. Continue Reading »
Syrian media reports Israel Air Force fighter jets hit 2 Hezbollah military targets within Syria Friday night, the 1st reported attack on the Shiite terror group’s convoys since Russia’s deployment.
By Ari Yashar
Syrian media outlets reported on Saturday that Israel Air Force (IAF) fighter jets struck two targets in the country on Friday night, around 11 p.m.
The strikes targeted military targets of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and the Iranian terror proxy Hezbollah, and both took place in the >mountainous Qalamoun region on the border with Lebanon, according to the sources cited by Walla.
Sources in the region, which is a key transfer point for arms moving between Syria and Lebanon, said that the strikes targeted a unit positioned in the area of the village Ras al-Ein, as well as an army base at the edges of the village Al-Qutayfah. Continue Reading »
Israeli officials fear any defensive strikes on Hezbollah targets in Syria may bring the Jewish State into a confrontation with Russian military forces.
By Israel Today Staff
Israeli officials have expressed concern over reports of a major Russian military buildup in neighboring Syria, a move that could have far-reaching ramifications for the Jewish state.
A number of sources have recently noted a major influx of Russian personnel and equipment, including fighter jets, into war-torn Syria, presumably to prop up the embattled regime of Bashar Assad.
Russian Army troops
“We have been informed that the Russians are entering into active intervention,” Amos Gilad, senior adviser to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, said at a recent security conference. Continue Reading »
American Department of Treasury has targeted three senior military commanders and a Lebanese businessman for their involved in Hezbollah’s terrorist activities in Syria.
The US Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on three leaders of the militant group Hezbollah and a businessman in Lebanon, saying they were key players in the group’s military operations in Syria.
Hezbollah militants on the Syria-Lebanon border – Photo: AP
“The United States will continue to aggressively target (Hezbollah) for its terrorist activities worldwide as well as its ongoing support to (Syrian President Bashar) Assad’s ruthless military campaign in Syria,” said Adam Szubin, the Treasury Department’s acting under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence. Continue Reading »
Watch Shiite terrorist group with Syrian army in planned ambush on Jabhat al-Nusra fighters. Lebanese media outlets release rare video contradicting Hezbollah leader’s denial of operating in Golan.
By Roi Kais
Less than a week after a strike attributed to Israel killed senior Hezbollah officers, a Lebanese television channel published on Saturday an unusual video allegedly showing cooperation between the Syrian military and the Lebanese terror group.
Hezbollah ambush of al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters – Screenshot: Facebook
The combined forces are seen setting an ambush for Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria. According to media reports, some 30 rebel fighters were killed and dozens wounded in the incident. Continue Reading »
Saudi Arabian daily Al Watan reports that Assad’s regime exploited cloudy weather & apparent fact that the IDF had diverted its intel focus southward as to retaliate against Gaza rocket barrage, to deliver medium-range missiles & additional advanced weapons to Hezbollah.
By Daniel Siryoti
The Saudi Arabian daily Al Watan reported Saturday that Hezbollah received a shipment of medium-range missiles and other advanced weapons from Syria during the most recent round of violence a week and a half ago in the Gaza Strip, during which over 100 rockets were fired at Israel.
Syrian President Bashar Assad with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah [Archive] – Photo: AP
According to the report, Syria and Hezbollah exploited cloudy weather and the fact that the Israeli military had diverted its focus southward to retaliate against the rocket barrage from Gaza. Continue Reading »