Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

Hezbollah Cementing Lebanon’s Deterrence against Enemies: 100k Fighters Announcement Based on Solid Facts

23.10.2021 By Mohammad Youssef Hezbollah Secretary General last speech about Tayyouneh bloody ambush by Samir Geagea’s criminal militia has continued to send resounding messages in Lebanon and all over the region, and especially within the ranks of the ‘Israeli’ enemy in occupied Palestine. The content of the speech was very direct in accusing Geagea militia, […]

Lebanon: Samir Geagea Summoned By Lebanon’s Military Court over Tayouneh Ambush

22.10.2021 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen The summon follows incriminating confessions made by members of the Lebanese Forces. Lebanese Forces Leader Samir Geagea Lebanese Forces Leader Samir Geagea was summoned by Lebanon’s military court for questioning over a shooting attack on a peaceful demonstration in Tayouneh. The summons follows incriminating confessions given by some of the […]

Iran blames Israel for Lebanon’s unrest 

As it condemned the killing of Shia protesters in Beirut, Iran declared that the shootings are seditions backed by the “Zionist entity”, Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on Friday. “Iran believes that the people, the government, the army and the resistance in Lebanon will successfully overcome seditions backed by the Zionist entity,” IRNA reported […]

Lebanon – Far Too Busy at War with Itself: No Time for War with Others

One country that suffers from everything is Lebanon – location, wrong choice of friends, corrupt and inept government, water supply, energy problems and pending social, economic and moral collapse. Many of its problems are self-inflicted, but most others are the result of the intentional policy of its neighbours and the international community to make life […]

Hezbollah: We will not be dragged into a new Lebanon civil war

Hezbollah said today it would not be dragged into a civil war, a day after seven Shia were killed in Beirut’s bloodiest street violence in more than a decade, Reuters reports. Senior Hezbollah leader Hashem Safieldin repeated Hezbollah’s accusation that the Christian Lebanese Forces party, a group that had a powerful militia in the 1975-90 civil war, had […]

Lebanon’s Power Supply Restored After Nation Plunged Into 24 Hours of Darkness

Photo: Paul Saad (Metro) — The power supply has been restored in Lebanon after a nationwide outage saw the country plunged into darkness for 24 hours on Saturday. The national grid shut down entirely when the nation’s two largest power stations, the Zahrani and Deir Ammar plants, ground to a halt after running out of […]

Israel ready for maritime delineation talks, but not on Lebanon’s terms 

Israel is ready to renew efforts to solve its dispute with Lebanon over the delineation of their territorial waters in the Mediterranean, but it will not accept that Beirut dictates the terms of the negotiation, its energy minister said today, Reuters reports. The talks mediated by the United States were launched a year ago to try to […]

Egypt finalising plans to send gas to Lebanon

Egypt is finalising arrangements to start supplying gas to Lebanon soon under a plan to help ease Lebanon’s power crisis, the two countries’ energy ministers said after meeting today, Reuters reported. Under an agreement announced last month, Egypt will supply natural gas to Lebanon via a pipeline that passes through Jordan and Syria to help to boost […]

Lebanon’s Problems Are Only Getting Worse

Lebanon’s current problems directly result from the absence of a strong state, as the country has relied on aid instead of building a solid economy. The UN estimates that 78% of the country’s population currently lives in poverty. Where warring factions have empowered and enriched their leaders, the state has consistently refused to provide the essential services […]

Lebanon Requires Huge, Serious Steps on Every Level Following Government Formation

September 25, 2021 By Mohammad Youssef After very long months of procrastination and political struggle, the Lebanese government has finally been formed. What we have been calling for and trying to help facilitate its birth came into existence. Now the hopes grow bigger that there is a possibility Lebanon could address its unprecedented crisis properly. […]

Hezbollah Deputy SG: We’re Ready to Face Any “Israeli” War, We’ll Continue to Bring in Fuel to Lebanon

[embedded content] September 25, 2021 By Staff Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General His Eminence Sheikh Naim Qassem warned that “Any ‘Israeli’ attack on Lebanon will be met with a response from Hezbollah. Even if [Lebanon] is dragged to a war, we will face this war. Our weapons are loaded. If we need more [weapons] – we […]

Israel-US Embarrassed Over Iranian Oil Arrival In Lebanon

Less than a month ago the Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah, Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, announced during his Ashura speech that Iranian oil shipments were on their way to Lebanon, they arrived this Thursday and the Western governments are furious. So now the propaganda begins, to take away as much as possible from Hezbollah’s achievement. The […]

Lebanon Protests at the UN after ‘Israel’ Grants Disputed Area Contract to Halliburton

September 20, 2021 By Staff, Agencies Lebanon submitted a letter of protest to the United Nations and the Security Council after the Zionist ‘Israeli’ entity granted US oilfield services group Halliburton an offshore drilling contract in the disputed area in the Mediterranean. Lebanon’s representative to the UN, Amal Mudallali, submitted the letter to both UN […]

Hezbollah Oil Imports Praised in Lebanon in Blow to US – Foreign Policy

September 18, 2021 By Staff, Foreign Policy Hezbollah has brought Iranian fuel to Lebanon to ease the people’s suffering and end their humiliation making up unending lines at gas stations all across the country. The achievement dealt a blow to the US-led sanctions. But although the resistance movement considers it a necessity and a duty […]

Iran’s fuel shipments violate Lebanon’s sovereignty

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Iranian fuel shipments imported by the Hezbollah movement constitute a breach of Lebanon’s sovereignty, according to comments published by his office, reports Reuters. “The violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty makes me sad,” Mikati told CNN in an interview, his office said in a posting on Twitter. He added: “But I’m […]

Touch Move; America’s Vicious Circle in Lebanon

September 18, 2021  Source: Al Mayadeen By Lea Akil  In light of Lebanon’s current energy and unprecedented economic crises, Hezbollah’s decision to import Iranian oil to aid Lebanon led the US into a state of confusion, thus limiting its options. Foreign Policy: The United States has no active plan to rescue the country Lebanon’s economic crisis […]

Hezbollah-Brokered Iranian Fuel Arrives In Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Above Photo: Hezbollah flags flutter as a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil arrive at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon. Aziz Taher/Reuters. The arrival of Iranian fuel arranged by Hezbollah has been received with mixed feelings in Lebanon amid an ongoing energy crisis. Beirut, Lebanon – The first of several truck convoys carrying Iranian […]

US Sen. Says “Unnerving” to See Sanctions Meaningless Amid Iran Fuel Shipments to Lebanon

September 18, 2021  By Staff, Agencies A senior US Senate member has acknowledged that America’s tough sanctions against Lebanon have been largely ineffective as the Arab country has been receiving desperately-needed fuel from Iran, which is itself under severe sanctions imposed by Washington. In a Twitter post on Friday, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign […]

With Fuel from Iran, Hezbollah Steps In Where Lebanon Has Failed

September 17, 2021  By Ben Hubbard and Hwaida Saad – NYT Hezbollah said it trucked more than a million gallons of Iranian diesel fuel into Lebanon from Syria on Thursday, celebrating the move as a way of spiting the United States while bringing much-needed aid to a country nearly paralyzed by fuel shortages. With Lebanon […]

Lebanese Hezb Allah, Syria, and Iran Break the US Embargo on Lebanon

ARABI SOURI SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 Lebanese Hezb Allah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasr Allah warned the US camp earlier this year: ‘If you come to kill me, I will kill you, I will kill you, I will kill you.’ Whether metaphoric or for real, the man is nicknamed ‘The True Promise.’ Today, Thursday 16 September 2021, and […]

Lebanon on the Verge of a Possible Solution to the Ongoing Crisis

A high-level Lebanese government delegation held talks in Syria in an attempt to solve the severe fuel crisis that has paralyzed the entire country. This is the highest level of official visit since the civil war in Syria started, unleashed by the West and the Gulf monarchies, more than a decade ago. The Lebanese delegation, headed […]

Sayyed Nasrallah: Diesel to Arrive in Lebanon Thursday… The American Conspiracies Will Fail as They Always Did

September 13, 2021 [embedded content] By Al-Ahed News Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a televised speech on Monday evening in which he tackled the latest political developments in Lebanon and the region. At the beginning of his speech, Sayyed Nasrallah mourned the demise of prominent cleric Sayyed Mohammad Said al-Hakim in […]

Lebanon doctors stop working due to fuel crisis

Lebanese doctors in the northeastern Hirmil district stopped working yesterday in protest against fuel shortages and the inability to reach their workplace, the official Lebanese News Agency reported. The doctors said in a statement that they took the decision after they were unable to secure petrol for their cars, and after making all efforts at all levels […]

Hezbollah Is Saving Lebanon When No One Else Will

As Lebanon sinks further into decline, whilst the international community refuses to help, Hezbollah is stepping in to keep the country afloat amidst criticism that it seeks to take over the country. On August 19, the Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah, Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, announced that his Party had secured a deal with the Islamic […]

‘If Israel harms Iran fuel ship to Lebanon, Quds liberation war to begin’: Qandil

AUGUST 26, 2021 Original link: http://middleeastobserver.net/if-israel-harms-iran-fuel-ship-to-lebanon-quds-liberation-war-to-begin-qandil/ Description: Senior Lebanese political analyst Nasser Qandil warns Israel of ‘the war that will dismantle Israel’ if Tel Aviv obstructs or attacks an Iranian tanker currently on its way to supply Lebanon with critical fuel supplies. The unprecedented and daring move to ship fuel from Iran directly to Hezbollah was announced […]

Former LF MP to Al-Ahed: Iran is A Friend, Lebanon Needs Actual Help Not Words

August 24, 2021 By Sara Raad After the disarray surrounding the recent stances voiced by Lebanese businessman and Member of the Parliament who was previously labelled as a “Lebanese Forces” [LF] affiliate, Cesar Maalouf,  al-Ahed News was briefed by the Zahlé MP who asserted that he doesn’t belong the LF Party, and noted that: “I […]

Iran, Hezbollah and Lebanon – No Strings Attached!

August 26, 2021 By Staff The relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia has always been eye-catching for regional observers. For decades observers have seen the Middle East through the prism of a Saudi-Iranian cold war. During the eight-year Iran-Iraq war, Gulf States particularly Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, lent more than $37bn to Saddam Hussein’s war […]

‘Let Them Stop Us if They Dare’ – Why Hezbollah is Bringing Iranian Fuel to Lebanon

Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360° on AUGUST 24, 2021 Radwan MortadaThe Iranian fuel tanker set to shortly deliver oil to Lebanon will break the US-imposed embargo on the country. The chokehold on Lebanon has grown even tighter, thanks to the embargo imposed against it by the United States and its Arab allies in the Persian Gulf. This comes at […]

Lebanon: Trouble and Misery Keep On Piling Up

At a time when Lebanon is facing a severe economic and political crisis, new border tensions between Hezbollah and Israel are, quite naturally, particularly undesirable for the country. But this week, both Israel and militants of the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah attacked each other across the Israel–Lebanon border.  It is unclear why each side […]

Sayyed Nasrallah: Lebanon Facing Economic War, US Huge Defeat in Afghanistan Identical to Vietnam’s Saigon

17.08.2021  Video By Staff Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech in which he briefly tackled some internal Lebanese files. Addressing mourners at the 8th night of Ashura, Sayyed Nasrallah underscored that “Some ‘senior people’ hold a press conference to attack us in Hezbollah, and they may address me personally. The best […]

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