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More Hezbollah fighters laid to rest.

Two Hezbollah fighters killed in the clashes against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham were buried Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hariri discontent with Hezbollah's northeast Lebanon offensive.

Prime Minister Saad Hariri Wednesday said he did not condone Hezbollah's armed offensive in northeast Lebanon's Arsal outskirts.

- The Daily Star - LB

LIVE: Nasrallah - Syrian army fought 'shoulder to shoulder' with Hezbollah in Flita.

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah gave a televised speech to discuss the current and upcoming phases of the group's operation to eliminate militants from the outskirts of Arsal.

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah: We are in the face of a complete and total victory.

Nasrallah: We are in the face of a complete and total victory

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah confirms Syrian Army fighting "shoulder to shoulder" with Hezbollah in Flita and "suffered casualties".

Nasrallah confirms Syrian Army fighting "shoulder to shoulder" with Hezbollah in Flita and "suffered casualties"

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah: 'At any time we will coordinate with the Syria, Lebanese state for Saraya Ahl al-Sham fighters to leave with dignity'.

Nasrallah: 'At any time we will coordinate with the Syria, Lebanese state for Saraya Ahl al-Sham fighters to leave with dignity'

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah: The next day after the battle near Arsal we are ready to hand over area to the Lebanese Army.

Nasrallah: The next day after the battle near Arsal we are ready to hand over area to the Lebanese Army

- The Daily Star - LB

Nasrallah: compromising the safety of the people of Arsal is off limits under any consideration even in the battle.

Nasrallah: compromising the safety of the people of Arsal is off limits under any consideration even in the battle

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump promises action on Iran; Haley calls for UN crackdown on Hizballah.

July 26, 2017, 2:46 PM During a speech in Ohio on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump vowed Iran will face major consequences if it does not comply with its nuclear agreement with Western powers. 'If that deal doesn’t conform to what it’s supposed to conform to, it's going to be big, big problems for them,' the ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Talks underway for return of 3 captured Hezbollah fighters in exchange for safe passage of Nusra's Talli and aids to Syria.

Talks underway for return of 3 captured Hezbollah fighters in exchange for safe passage of Nusra's Talli and aids to Syria

- The Daily Star - LB

Nusra, Hezbollah talking safe passage, prisoner release.

Negotiations were underway Wednesday between Hezbollah and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham leader Abu Malek al-Talli to allow for him and the remaining militants safe passage to the Syrian province of Idlib, in exchange for three previously kidnapped Hezbollah fighters, a security source told The Daily Star.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanon's Hezbollah faces tough terrain in border battle

JUROUD ARSAL, Lebanon - The barren, rocky hilltops that form Hezbollah's new front line with jihadists at the Syrian-Lebanese border were tough to capture and supply. Hezbollah commander Hajj Abu Ali says the experience could prove useful in future battles.

- Reuters - US

LIVE: Day 6 of Arsal offensive with Nasrallah to speak as negotiation deadline looms

As the offensive in the outskirts of Arsal reached its sixth day Wednesday, attention has been turned to the looming deadline set by Hezbollah for negotiations with Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, and a scheduled evening speech by Hezbollah's leader.

- The Daily Star - LB

Geagea positive on Arsal offensive, while Future Movement blasts Hezbollah

Hezbollah's progress in Arsal's outskirts is a positive development for Lebanon's domestic scene, Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea said in an interview published Wednesday, in a new stance that resonated across local media

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump Blames Iran, Hizballah For 'Humanitarian Catastrophe' In Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Iran and the Hizballah militia that it backs in Syria and Lebanon, blaming them for creating a "humanitarian catastrophe" and threatening peace throughout the region.

- Radio Free Europe - US

No Trump, Lebanon is Definitely Not at War With Hezbollah

In his latest embarrassing public blunder, President Donald Trump says Lebanon is 'on the front lines' fighting Shiite group Hezbolllah, despite them being a very legitimate part of the Lebanese government - oops! Carelessly lumping the name Hezbollah along with the likes of al-Qaeda and IS in a list of terorr groups ...

- Albawaba - UK

Networks Cover Up Wasserman Schultz's Shady IT Staffer Being Arrested, Fired

Late Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz had fired shady I.T. staffer Imran Awan after being arrested trying to flee the country amid a criminal investigation. And yet the “big three” networks ignored this piece of breaking news. ABC’s World News ...

- NewsBusters - US

Trump accuses Assad of 'horrible' crimes against humanity

Trump also says Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah is a threat to entire Middle East.

- Daily Nation - KE

Netanyahu speaks of new threats after touring Hermon and Golan

July 25, 2017, 7:53 PM 'The situation here is changing rapidly, ISIS is retreating and Iran is trying to fill the void,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said after touring the Hermon and Golan Tuesday. “Iran and Hezbollah have formed a northern deployment armed with precise weaponry. We are dealing with new ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

The Latest: Haley urges UN to get serious about Hezbollah

The Latest on the visit of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to the White House : 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri are pledging to fight terrorism to the end.

- FOX News - US

Hezbollah must adjust tactics for Daesh: experts

Hezbollah will be required to change its tactics ahead of its assault against Daesh on the outskirts of Arsal as it is not yet clear whether the advance would be as swift as that against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham in the last few days, analysts said Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump hails Lebanese Army, calls Hezbollah a 'menace'

U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Saad Hariri pledged Tuesday to fight terrorism, a key issue that figured high in their talks, and announced their mutual commitment to Lebanon's security on the second day of Hariri's four-day official visit to Washington.

- The Daily Star - LB

Militants near Arsal left with few options as noose tightens

Hezbollah's swift advance has left a group of militants positioned on the outskirts of Arsal with just three options: fight to the death, surrender or flee to areas held by Daesh and face an unknown fate.

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump says Assad won't get away with 'horrible' crimes

Trump also called Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East during a joint press conference with Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trump erroneously says Lebanon is 'on the front lines' fighting Hezbollah, a partner in the Lebanese government

It was not clear whether Trump was confused about Hezbollah's role in Lebanon, or simply misspoke during Prime Minister Saad Hariri's visit.

- Washington Post - US

Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East

Trump hosts Lebanon's Prime Minister, blasts Hezbollah and warns that it is a threat to the entire region.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

LIVE: Day 5 of Hezbollah offensive, deadline looms

On the fifth day of its offensive against militant groups in the outskirts of Arsal, Hezbollah launched operations Tuesday that aim to seize the last 10 percent of terrain still under Jabhat Fatah al-Sham's control

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait lawmaker proposes jail terms for Hezbollah backers

A Kuwaiti Islamist member of Parliament Monday proposed legislation calling for members and supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement to be sentenced to up to 20 years in jail.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah to last pockets of militants: Surrender

Hezbollah fighters Monday advanced further into the outskirts of Arsal, coralling the militants in around 10 percent of the terrain and giving them an ultimatum to surrender in return for guaranteed safety.

- The Daily Star - LB

More Hezbollah fighters laid to rest in south Lebanon

More funerals were held for Hezbollah fighters Monday in the southern district of Nabatieh as Hezbollah close in on the last remaining areas held by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham in the outskirts of Arsal.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait MP proposes jail terms for Hezbollah backers

A Kuwaiti member of parliament on Monday proposed legislation calling for members and supporters of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement be sentenced to up to 20 years in jail.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Syria border assault 'nearing end'

BEIRUT, July 24 — Lebanese movement Hezbollah said today its fight against militant groups along the eastern border with war-ravaged Syria was nearing its end', and called on fighters to surrender. Hezbollah announced a major push on...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hezbollah command calls on Nusra to surrender as 'battle almost over'

Hezbollah command calls on Nusra to surrender as 'battle almost over'

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah command calls on Nusra to surrender, guarantees safety

Hezbollah commanders called on remaining militants from Jabhat Fatah al-Sham - previously known as the Nusra Front - to lay down thier weapons and surrender, offering guarantees for their safety.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah says seizes strategic valley from militants at Syria-Lebanon border

The Syrian army and Hezbollah recaptured the area around the town of Fleita on the Syrian side of the border on Sunday.

- Zee News - IN

Hezbollah says seizes strategic valley from militants at Syria-Lebanon border

BEIRUT - Hezbollah said its forces seized a strategic valley from Sunni Muslim militants on Monday, the latest advance in an offensive to oust jihadists from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border.

- Reuters - US

Live coverage: Day four of Hezbollah offensive

As the offensive against militants in the outskirts the northeast border town of Arsal enters its fourth day Monday, Hezbollah advanced towards positions held by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah takes control over Nusra stronghold Wadi al-Khayl in latest push: WMC

Hezbollah takes control over Nusra stronghold Wadi al-Khayl in latest push: WMC

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah secures last Nusra stronghold near Arsal

Hezbollah secured the last of Jabhat Fatah al-Sham's strongholds Monday on the fourth day of an offensive to clear militants from the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal

- The Daily Star - LB

15 Hezbollah fighters, Lebanese mediator killed in clashes with militants

At least 15 Hezbollah militia fighters and one mediator have been killed in clashes with militants in Lebanon close to the border with Syria, it emerged on Saturday. Hezbollah on Friday carried out a second day of operations against fighters attached to Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham , the militant group formerly known as Al-Nusra ...

- Ya Libnan - US

High expectations for Hariri-Trump meet

Prime Minister Saad Hariri begins a four-day official visit to Washington Monday, during which he will hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump and discuss refugees, aid to the Army and sanctions against Hezbollah.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanese officials' silence on Arsal offensive deemed as tacit approval

President Michel Aoun and senior government officials have so far kept mum on Hezbollah's military offensive against militants holed up on the rugged terrain of the northeastern town of Arsal, giving rise to speculation that their silence is a tacit approval of the party's declared goal to purge the area of Daesh and Jabhat ...

- The Daily Star - LB

Timing of Arsal battle defined by regional, international calculations

The timing of Hezbollah's offensive on the outskirts of Arsal was facilitated by both the developing military and political reality in Syria as well as the international agreements that allowed the Lebanese force to create zones of influence on the country's border, analyst said Sunday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hezbollah rains rockets on militants near Arsal

Hezbollah gained more ground on the northeastern Lebanese border with Syria over the weekend, as part of its offensive launched Friday against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham positions on the Arsal outskirts.

- The Daily Star - LB

Fighting on Arsal outskirts 'protects' Lebanon: Safieddine

Hezbollah's Executive Council head Hashem Safieddine Sunday renewed his party's readiness for any potential war with Israel

- The Daily Star - LB

19 Hezbollah fighters, 143 militants killed so far in Arsal offensive

19 Hezbollah fighters, 143 militants killed so far in Arsal offensive

- The Daily Star - LB

The Latest: Syria, Hezbollah make gains at Lebanese border

BEIRUT " The Latest on developments in Syria :5 p.m.Syrian troops and members of Lebanon's Hezbollah group have pressed in their offensive in border areas between the two countries capturing territories from...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Hezbollah and Syrian army advance in border offensive

Lebanon's Shi'ite militia Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced against Sunni militants on Saturday, the second day of an assault to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, pro-Damascus media reported.

- France24 - FR

LIVE Coverage: Day three of Hezbollah's offensive against militants near Arsal

Live coverage of day three of Hezbollah's offensive against militants near Arsal on the Lebanese-Syrian border

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian border

Ahmad al-Fliti, who was mediating between Hezbollah and Syrian opposition fighters, was killed when his car was shelled.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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