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Hezbollah takes over north east border of Lebanon - The Jerusalem Post

BEIRUT - A convoy of buses was deployed on Monday to transport Nusra Front militants and refugees from Lebanon's border region to Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners. Under a local ceasefire between the Lebanese Shi'ite group and the Sunni ...and more »

Hezbollah seizing territory along Lebanon's northeastern border -

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 31 (UPI) -- A long-awaited assault against extremist militants holed up in mountains along Lebanon's northeastern border with Syria is under way with Hezbollah spearheading the attack and swiftly seizing territory. The offensive ...and more »

Saad Hariri: The Full Transcript - Politico

You know, when the war started in Iraq …All your allies in the region told you not to go there. And when you withdrew, all your allies in the region told you not to withdraw. And all your allies in the region told you to do something about Syria, but ...and more »

The Next Israel-Hezbollah Conflict - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

During the Obama years, concerns about Israel's security situation focused on the Iranian nuclear weapons program. Today, the focus is changing: to the growing Iranian military presence in Syria, the growing military strength of Hezbollah, and the ...and more »

Why the Middle East Hated Obama But Loves Trump - POLITICO Magazine

Russia won in Syria thanks to President Barack Obama's inaction. The Middle East unraveling of the past decade is due in no small part to America not listening to her allies in the region. Never mind President Donald Trump's Muslim-bashing rhetoric, he ...and more »

Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border -

The transfer of thousands of Syrian fighters and refugees from Lebanon's border region into rebel territory in Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners has been delayed to Tuesday. A Hezbollah military media unit said that the delay was to allow for ...and more »

Hezbollah takes journalists in Lebanon on a tour to prove Trump wrong - Washington Post

JAROUD ARSAL, Lebanon — When President Trump lumped the Lebanese Hezbollah movement together with the Islamic State and al-Qaeda last week, describing Lebanon's government as a partner in the fight against all of them, he might not have ...and more »

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda exchange dead bodies of 14 fighters after ceasefire -

Two militant groups were due to exchange bodies on Sunday after fierce fighting in a region of Lebanon that borders Syria. Hezbollah, a Shiite group that is an ally of both the Lebanese and Syrian governments, and Jabhat Fatel al Sham, a Syrian jihadi ...and more »

Lebanon's Hezbollah group insists: We're not the 'menace' Trump says we are - Los Angeles Times

Hajj Abu Ahmad, a grizzled senior commander with Hezbollah, flashed his laser pointer authoritatively on a large map as he described the intensity of the battle the militant group had waged to neutralize Al Qaeda-affiliated Syrian fighters bunkered in ...and more »

Hezbollah to Trump: 'We fight terrorism while the US supports it' - PRI

It's a rare thing for a militant group often described as shadowy and secretive to bring dozens of foreign journalists to their mountain bases. But Hezbollah did just that on Saturday, eager to show off recent victories against jihadists on Lebanon's ...and more »