Lebanon

Hariri accepts verdict in father's case, wants 'just punishment'

Special Tribunal for Lebanon finds Hezbollah member guilty of assassinating ex-PM Rafik Hariri in 2005 bomb blast.

Hariri accepts verdict in father's case, wants 'just punishment'

Hezbollah

Lebanon's Hezbollah: 'Not concerned' with Hariri killing verdict

Movement's leader Hassan Nasrallah says the group will maintain the innocence of four suspects regardless of outcome.

Lebanon's Hezbollah: 'Not concerned' with Hariri killing verdict

Europe

Lithuania bans Hezbollah affiliates in move hailed by Israel

Lithuania bans individuals affiliated with the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah movement from entering the country.

Lithuania bans Hezbollah affiliates in move hailed by Israel

Israel

Israel army hits squad 'placing explosives' along Syria frontier

Israel says its soldiers spotted four people near a frontier outpost overnight and destroyed them with air support.

Israel army hits squad 'placing explosives' along Syria frontier

Hezbollah

After south Lebanon flare-up, more questions than answers

Conflicting narratives, lack of evidence leaves much about Monday's escalation between Hezbollah and Israel unclear.

After south Lebanon flare-up, more questions than answers

Israel

Lebanon's Hezbollah accuses Israel of fabricating border clash

Tensions high in northern Israel, days after Hezbollah fighter killed in apparent Israeli air strike in Syria.

Middle East

Hezbollah fighters battle Israeli troops on northern frontier

Tensions high in northern Israel, days after Hezbollah fighter killed in apparent Israeli air strike in Syria.

Israel

Israeli army reinforces Lebanon border after Hezbollah warnings

The move comes after a Hezbollah fighter was killed in an air raid in Syria's capital, Damascus, earlier this week.

Israeli army reinforces Lebanon border after Hezbollah warnings

Lebanon

Accused Hezbollah financier arrives in Lebanon after US release

Kassem Tajeddine had been detained in the US since 2017 and many speculate his release is part of a deal.

Accused Hezbollah financier arrives in Lebanon after US release

Middle East

US ambassador appears on Lebanese TV, denounces court media ban

Court ruling to ban media from covering remarks by US ambassador comes amid widening crackdown on critics of Hezbollah.

US ambassador appears on Lebanese TV, denounces court media ban

Syria's War

Iran denounces 'cruel' American sanctions on Syria

US law imposes far-reaching financial restrictions to compel Damascus government to halt 'attacks on the Syrian people'.

Hezbollah

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel targeting missile sites in Syria

Hezbollah chief also denies presence of Iranian troops in Syria beyond 'military advisers and experts'.

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel targeting missile sites in Syria

Germany

Iran condemns Germany's ban on Hezbollah activity

Tehran slams Germany for following in footsteps of Israel and US after it designated group a 'terrorist' organisation.

Iran condemns Germany's ban on Hezbollah activity

Hezbollah

Germany bans Hezbollah, conducts raids to find suspected members

Germany says up to 1,050 people part of group's hardline wing as it adds Hezbollah to list of 'terrorist' organisations.

Germany bans Hezbollah, conducts raids to find suspected members

Middle East

US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah commander in Iraq

Sheikh Mohammed Kawtharani was branded a global terrorist by the US in 2013 and accused of funding armed groups in Iraq.

US offers $10m for information on Hezbollah commander in Iraq