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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 »

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 »

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 »

Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border - Aljazeera.com

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Hezbollah Commander: We Hope to Fight Israel “in the Galilee Someday Soon” - TheTower.org

A Hezbollah commander said that the Iranian proxy group plans to bring its war against Israel to “the Galilee someday soon,” Buzzfeed News reported Sunday. The outlet reported on Iran's multinational network of tens of thousands of highly trained and ...and more »

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda exchange dead bodies of 14 fighters after ceasefire - Telegraph.co.uk

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 »

The next war between Israel and Hezbollah: The conflict hacks love to talk up - Middle East Eye

The media is a funny business. Good news is not news, they say, and death sells. No wonder hacks love their wars. So much so that whenever there is no actual war to report on, they tend to talk up the next one coming. That is certainly the case for the ...and more »