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

A Hezbollah fighter poses for journalists on a tour of areas recently recaptured from Nusra militants in the mountains between Lebanon and Syria. Credit: Richard Hall/PRI. It's a rare thing for a militant group often described as shadowy and secretive ...and more »

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

Pro-Iranian Hezbollah guerrillas, riding on an APC M113 used by pro-Israeli militiamen, wave to passing motorists as they drive in the former Israeli security zone in the Tell Nahas area of south Lebanon May 26, 2000. . (photo credit: REUTERS). BEIRUT ...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 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 realized quite ...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 leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under deal - Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Convoys of buses arrived on Monday to transfer thousands of Syrian militants and refugees from Lebanon's border region into rebel territory in Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners. A still image taken from Hezbollah Military ...and more »

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

Foreign reporters are remarkable in their ability to find Hezbollah fighters willing to talk anonymously. But how seriously should we take these claims? Peter Speetjens's picture · Peter Speetjens. Monday 31 July 2017 10:53 UTC. Thursday 3 August 2017 ...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 »

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

Hezbollah mounted a media offensive to show that, contrary to being the “menace” President Trump dubbed it, Hezbollah occupies a pivotal role in the fight against Al Qaeda and Islamic State. Hajj Abu Ahmad, a grizzled senior commander with Hezbollah ...and more »

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

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 »