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Syrian army takes district near Aleppo: monitor, media unit.

The Syrian army and its allies took a small district on the outskirts of Aleppo from rebels on Wednesday, a war monitor and a military media unit run by Damascus ally Hezbollah said

- The Daily Star - LB

Israel's ministry orders Haifa Ammonia plant shutdown after Hezbollah threats.

Israel's environment ministry said Wednesday it would not renew the license of an ammonia container in the northern city of Haifa, less than 10 days after a court ordered it be emptied, Israeli media reported on Wednesday The container, which can hold 12,000 tonnes of the toxin, put the public “at a risk we cannot

- Ya Libnan - US

Syrian army takes district near Aleppo: monitor, media unit.

BEIRUT - The Syrian army and its allies took a small district on the outskirts of Aleppo from rebels on Wednesday, a war monitor and a military media unit run by Damascus ally Hezbollah said.

- Reuters - US

1960 vote law unsuitable for Lebanon: Hezbollah MP.

The 1960 majoritarian voting system no longer suits Lebanon or the Lebanese people, head of Hezbollah's Loyalty to the Resistance parliamentary bloc Mohammad Raad said Wednesday

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Warns No 'Red Lines' In Next War with Israel.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Monday doubled down on his recent saber-rattling against Israel and warned that his terror group would not hold back from attacking sensitive Israeli targets if the Jewish state goes to war with Lebanon.

- Breitbart - US

Nasrallah to Israel: Count up to a million before attacking us.

February 21, 2017, 10:01 AM In his second rant against Israel in a week, Hizballah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah warned his group would not respect any red lines in a future confrontation. Speaking to Iranian TV, he advised Israel to “count up to a million before attacking us.” DEBKAfile adds: Hizballah has ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Hezbollah chief: Israel must 'count to a million before waging any war on Lebanon'.

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned   Israel  on Monday against waging any war on Lebanon, stressing  that his group will not abide by any red lines' in any future confrontation, Lebanese media reported Israel must 'count to a million' before waging any war on Lebanon and we're prepared for any threat,' the ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Nasrallah to Israel: 'Count to 1 million' before starting war.

Hezbollah leader again threatens Israel, warns his organization will not have red lines in future confrontation.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

EXCLUSIVE – Arab Intel Official Warns Israel, Jordan, Syria Borders at Risk of Becoming an Iranian Stronghold.

TEL AVIV -- There is fear that further advances by the Syrian army, assisted by the Iran-backed Hezbollah and elite Iranian troops, may turn the Israel-Jordan-Syria border area into an Iranian proxy base, an Arab intelligence officer said.

- Breitbart - US

Hezbollah entered Syria on Assad request: Iranian FM.

Hezbollah engaged in the war raging in Syria at the behest of President Bashar Assad, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Israel warns Hezbollah after threats to hit reactor.

Israel warned Lebanon's Hezbollah on Thursday against attacking the Jewish state after the leader of the Iranian-backed militant group threatened to strike its nuclear reactor. The comments by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah marked the first time his group explicitly threatened to target the reactor in the southern ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Harsh Hezbollah words were a “red line “warning for Trump

Speeches by Hezbollah's leader this week were aimed at making clear to the new administration of U.S. President Donald Trump that the Lebanese group could strike U.S. interests by hitting Israel, a source familiar with its thinking said on Friday. Trump and administration officials have used strong rhetoric against ...

- Ya Libnan - US

CORRECTED - Harsh Hezbollah words aim to draw 'red lines' for Trump: source | Reuters

By Laila Bassam and Angus McDowall | BEIRUT BEIRUT The Hezbollah leader's harsh words for Israel and U.S The post CORRECTED - Harsh Hezbollah words aim to draw 'red lines' for Trump: source | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Harsh Hezbollah words aim to draw 'red lines' for Trump: source

BEIRUT - The Hezbollah leader's harsh words for Israel and U.S. President Donald Trump this week were aimed at drawing "red lines" to prevent any threatening action against Lebanon or the group, a source familiar with the group's thinking said on Friday.

- Reuters - US

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah threatens to strike Israel's Dimona nuclear plant in speech

The Leader of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, has reportedly threatened to strike Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor in the south of the country. In a televised address, Nasrallah claimed the armed group was capable of hitting any strategic target inside Israel, including the atomic facility. Copyright © euronews 2017

- Albawaba - UK

Harsh Hezbollah words aim to draw red lines for Trump - source | Reuters

By Laila Bassam and Angus McDowall | BEIRUT BEIRUT Speeches by Hezbollah's leader this week were aimed at making clear to the new administration of U.S. The post Harsh Hezbollah words aim to draw red lines for Trump - source | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Nasrallah threatens to blow up Israel’s nuclear center at Dimona

February 16, 2017, 4:57 PM In a televised speech commemorating slain Hizballah leaders, Hassan Nasrallah came up with new threats – all aimed at a single address. Israel should “dismantle the Dimona nuclear reactor,” he said, because if hit by Hizballah’s missile, it would post a threat to ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Hezbollah Leader Warns: Our Missiles Can Strike Israel's Nuclear Reactor

The Hezbollah terrorist organization warned Israel it could strike anywhere in the country, and threatened to hit the nuclear reactor in Dimona in southern Israel.

- Breitbart - US

Haifa court delays closure of ammonia dump

An Israeli court Wednesday delayed the deadline of an order issued last week to empty an industrial chemical depot in Haifa following warnings that it could be targeted by Hezbollah.

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah: War with Israel unlikely

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah indicated Thursday that the Dimona nuclear reactor would be targeted in any future war, but he said such an engagement was unlikely in 2017 due to the party's deterrence capabilities.

- The Daily Star - LB

If Hezbollah attacks Israeli reactor, all of Lebanon will be targeted: Tel Aviv

Israel warned Lebanon's Hezbollah on Thursday against attacking the Jewish state after the leader of the Iranian-backed militant group threatened to strike its nuclear reactor. The comments by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah marked the first time his group explicitly threatened to target the reactor in the southern ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hezbollah's Leader Says the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Is 'Over' Thanks to President Trump

The announcement comes after Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump's meeting

- TIME Magazine - US

Hezbollah chief says war with Israel unlikely in 2017

Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said Thursday that an Israeli war on Lebanon was unlikely in 2017, threatening to hit strategic Israeli targets should conflict erupt

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanese president's statements did not contradict international conventions: Minister

President Michel Aoun's recent comments about Hezbollah's arms do not contradict Lebanon's international obligations, Justice Minister Salim Jreissati said Thursday

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah says Trump-Netanyahu meet signaled end to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday the outcome of U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had effectively signaled an end to peaceful negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. "After what came out after the meeting between Netanyahu and Trump, I am not exaggerating if I ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Hezbollah says two-state Israel-Palestine peace 'gone'

BEIRUT " Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah says statements made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump one day earlier mark the end of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Syria talks in Astana facing difficulties: Iran delegate

The head of Iran's delegation to the Syria peace talks in Astana said on Thursday that the negotiations were facing difficulties and blamed them on the opposition and its backers, Hezbollah's Al Manar TV reported. The delegate said it was important to stay on the "right path" in the talks, which began in the Kazakh capital ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Lebanese president expects Egyptian military support

February 14, 2017, 12:09 PM Lebanon expects military and intelligence assistance from Egypt, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said after his talks with President Abdel-Fatteh el-Sisi in Cairo Tuesday. At a joint news conference ending the visit, he urged both countries to work on finding solutions for the crises in the Arab ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Lebanese president meets with El-Sisi in Cairo

February 13, 2017, 12:31 PM The Lebanese President, former army chief Michael Aoun, arrived in Egypt Monday for his first visit to Cairo in 55 years. He met with President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi. Aoun was elected to the top post in October. Sunday, he praised Iran’s Lebanese proxy, Hizballah: 'As long as the Lebanese ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Coming Trump-Putin-Erdogan deal rumbles thru ME

February 11, 2017, 7:27 PM Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will be bursting through an open door if he tries to deliver a lengthy harangue to Trump on the threats posed by Iran and Hizballah, when he begins a visit to Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Trump is determined to knock Iran off its pedestal, but will ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Iran unveils guided 333 mm artillery rocket

The Iranian Ministry of Defence unveiled a range of new weapons on 6 February, the most potentially significant being a guided version of the 333 mm Fajr-5 artillery rocket. The unguided Fajr-5 is already in service with Iranian-backed militant groups Hizbullah and Hamas, which could use a guided

- Jane’s - US

Russia to give Syrian army high-precision weapons

February 8, 2017, 6:53 PM Moscow signaled on Wednesday, February 8, that it has started - or is about to start - supplying precision weapons to the Syrian military in order to boost its capabilities against the Islamic State organization. Israeli officials and military chiefs, taken by surprise, are seriously concerned that ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Pro-regime Militias Are Now the Biggest Obstacle to Ending the Syrian Conflict

24 January 2017If the regime's backers remain divided, their proxies will continue to spoil the peace. Haid Haid Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme Members and supporters of Hezbollah in Beirut carry the coffins of fighters killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria. Photo by Getty ...

- Chatham House - UK

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