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Russia: We're Not Looking to Replace Assad

Russia has no plans to “deport” Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, Russian ambassador to Lebanon said Thursday.Yaakov Levi, 6/11/2015, 10:25 AM

Nasrallah: We Will Win Against ISIS

Hezbollah top terrorist Hassan Nasrallah vowed to beat back ISIS troops that have been fighting against his forces.Yaakov Levi, 6/11/2015, 7:55 AM

Lebanon Gets More US Arms - Or Is It Hezbollah?

Lebanon last week received a shipment of U.S. arms worth $146 million, the third time this year it has received American arms.Yaakov Levi, 6/10/2015, 7:22 PM

US Empowering Hezbollah to Appease Iran?

Letter from US State Dept. reveals US government cutting off funding to anti-Hezbollah, moderate Shia activists.Ari Soffer, 6/10/2015, 4:01 PM

Hezbollah Says IAF Airstrike Report Was a Mistake

Rebel attack on Hezbollah post at same time IAF jets were in the air led to confusion, according to Lebanese source.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 6/3/2015, 9:06 AM

Report: IAF Airstrikes on Syrian-Lebanese Border

Lebanese media reports IAF airstrikes on two targets in Arsal and Brital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2015, 3:03 PM

Barak Warns Israel Unprepared for Hezbollah Threat

Ex-DM says number and accuracy of Hezbollah's missiles pose unprecedented threat, which Israel hasn't begun to deal with.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2015, 9:21 AM

Cyprus: Lebanese Man Arrested for Anti-Israel Plot

Suspect may have had Hezbollah links, and may be connected to the terror group's leader, Hassan Nasrallah.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 2:02 PM

Former British PM Appeals for Help for Syrians

Gordon Brown launches an appeal to raise $100 million in aid for Syrian students who have taken refuge in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 3:46 AM

Nasrallah: ISIS 'As Great' An Enemy As Israel

Hezbollah is growing increasingly concerned over the growth of ISIS domination in nearby Syria.Yaakov Levi, 5/24/2015, 9:01 PM

Lebanon Jails Former Pro-Syrian Minister

Former adviser to Bashar Assad given 4.5 year prison sentence for terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 7:54 PM

Official Predicts 'Escalation' with Hezbollah

Military intelligence official states that Iran's funding of the terror group heightens threat of another war, warns of civilian casualties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2015, 7:12 PM

Hezbollah, Regime Forces Battle Sryian Rebels

Pro-Assad forces report slight gains in battles against rebel 'Army of Conquest', but Al Qaeda's Nusra Front denies Hezbollah gains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 4:04 PM

Nasrallah: Assad Fall Would Mean Fall of Hezbollah

Hezbollah leader reaffirms support for Assad regime, telling senior Lebanese politician his group's very survival is at stake.Ari Soffer, 5/5/2015, 5:37 PM

Syria Rebel Victories Leave Lebanon Isolated

Seizure of last border crossing into Syria by rebels chokes off Lebanese; 'We have become an island.'Arutz Sheva, 5/3/2015, 10:36 AM

How the Syrian Civil War United Rock Music

Syrian rock bands fleeing war are finding refuge in Lebanon, and are revitalizing the rock scene while pushing their music to new levels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2015, 7:40 AM

France Begins to Provide Weapons to Lebanon

First French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded program to arrive in Lebanon on Monday.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 5:45 AM

Syria's Latest Blow on Lebanon: Goat Plague

1.5 million refugees fleeing war have come into Lebanon with unvaccinated livestock, bringing with them lumpy skin disease and others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2015, 3:35 PM

Israel Confirms IDF Fire Killed Spanish Soldier

UNIFIL peacekeeper killed in gunbattle with Hezbollah died from Israeli fire, security source says; IDF working to avoid future incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2015, 4:39 PM

In Lebanon, Palestinian Camp a Jihadist Refuge

Lebanon's Ain al-Helweh camp causing growing concern, as even official Palestinian 'security forces' fear to enter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 2:38 PM

Spanish Peacekeepers Accuse IDF of Targeting Them

Confidential Spanish military report into death of soldier during IDF-Hezbollah clashes cites troops claiming their post was targeted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2015, 6:07 PM

Ashkenazi: Terrorists Can't Conquer Negev, Galilee

Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that despite the increased risk of terrorism, Israel is much safer today than it was in 1967.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 1:53 PM

3 Arrested for Returning Syrian Defectors to Assad

Three Lebanese men abducted Syrian refugees and threw them back into the war zone, authorities say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 10:09 PM

'Hezbollah Cannot Take the Galilee'

Despite IDF estimates, Israel's enemies are far weaker now than in 1967, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi opines.Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2015, 9:47 PM

Hezbollah Commander Planned 'High Profile' Attacks

Details emerge on the activities of Jihad Mughniyeh, Hezbollah's 'commander of the Golan Heights' killed in an Israeli missile strike.Moshe Cohen, 4/1/2015, 7:10 PM

Expert: Syria is Fragmenting for the Better

Pinhas Inbari says that Syria is breaking apart, despite the desire to end the war with a strong government in Damascus.Gedalyah Reback, 3/27/2015, 1:23 PM

Hezbollah 'On the Brink of War'

Hezbollah terrorists stroll along the border openly filming patrols, have taken Shi'ite towns, experts say - and a war will cost billions.Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2015, 9:59 AM

'ISIS Destroyed Christian Civilization'

Silent Christian expulsion from Syria; thousands of traumatized Assyrian Christians flee to harsh conditions in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2015, 11:57 AM

Fugitive Lebanese Islamist 'To Surrender'

Former wedding-singer-turned-Islamist returns to 'normal life', possibly after deal with Lebanese security organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2015, 11:07 PM

NY Times: Netanyahu Speech 'Exploitative Theater'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran 'offered nothing of substance that was new,' the New York Times intoned Thursday.Moshe Cohen, 3/4/2015, 8:13 AM

Report: Hezbollah Antitank Attack Was Preventable

Initial investigation reveals that Military Intelligence warned the Northern Command about retaliatory attack which killed 2 soldiers.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2015, 9:18 AM

73% Lebanese Street Children are Syrian Refugees

Research shows Lebanese street urchins nearly all Syrian, working on street to support families in Syria instead of schooling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2015, 4:03 PM

How Hezbollah Killed Hariri And Conquered Lebanon

Ten years after prime minister assassinated, Lebanon went from Saudi ally to Iranian puppet - but how did it all happen?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2015, 2:04 PM

US Military Arming Lebanon Against ISIS

$25 million worth of military aid from Washington to Beirut for war on Syrian rebels. But could US equipment end up in the wrong hands?Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 2:13 AM

Syrian FM: Hezbollah a 'Big Help' to Us on Golan

Israel will be unsuccessful in keeping Hezbollah off the Golan Heights, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem said Sunday.Yaakov Levi , 2/8/2015, 9:31 PM

Iranian: We Helped 'Palestine' with Missiles

Senior Iranian commander boasts that Tehran has provided Israel's enemies with the needed know-how to produce missiles.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2015, 4:46 AM

Gantz: Entire Middle East is Upside Down

The instability in Lebanon, the IDF Chief of Staff said, was a good example of how the old order in the Middle East was being eroded.Moshe Cohen , 2/1/2015, 4:43 PM

Gantz: Do Not Underestimate Our Enemies

Speaking at IDC Herzliya, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz addresses threats to Israel and the need for peace negotiations to calm the region.Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2015, 11:21 AM

Galilee Residents Still Fear Tunnel Attack

Chairman of northern moshav Zar'it, Yossi Adoni says residents continue to fear tunnels and calls on IDF to increase security in area.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2015, 8:40 AM

Spain and Israel to Investigate Death of Soldier

Spain and Israel agree to carry out a joint investigation into the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper who was killed in Lebanon.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/30/2015, 9:40 PM

Nasrallah: We Don't Want War, But Don't Test Us

Hezbollah chief threatens Israel that the conflict could go beyond Lebanon's borders in any new war.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/30/2015, 8:20 PM

'The Last Thing Hezbollah Needs is a Second Front'

Hezbollah has 100,000 rockets compared to Hamas's 10,000 at the start of last summer's war - but it isn't interested in a war right now.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2015, 4:24 PM

Canada Condemns Hezbollah Attack Against Israel

Canadian FM John Baird calls Hezbollah a 'brutal terror group bent on Israel's destruction'; supports Israel's right to self-defense.Cynthia Blank, 1/29/2015, 9:00 AM

IDF Resumes Search for Hezbollah Tunnels

After a temporary shut down, following Hezbollah's attack on an IDF convoy Wednesday, soldiers resume scanning the area for terror tunnels.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/29/2015, 8:28 AM

Spain: Israel Responsible for Death of Peacekeeper

Spain says Israeli fire killed a Spanish UN peacekeeper in south Lebanon, calls to investigate the violence.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2015, 3:16 AM

Watch: Lebanese Reporter Throws Rock at Border

A Lebanese reporter filmed herself throwing a stone towards the Israeli border, claiming she was "retaliating" against the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2015, 2:16 AM

Ya'alon: Israel Has 'Zero Tolerance' For Terror

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon warns: attacks from 'rogue states' will not be tolerated, especially after successful IAF strike.Hezki Baruch, 1/28/2015, 10:59 PM

UNSC Calls Emergency Meeting Over Lebanon

UNIFIL to hold hearing on antitank missile attack on Israeli soil amid fears of an impending war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2015, 10:14 PM

US Stands By Israel with Hezbollah Response

Washington expresses support for Israel's 'legitimate right to self-defense' after Hezbollah missile attack kills two soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2015, 10:00 PM

IDF: Struggle for Security in the North is Ongoing

'This is a long struggle for the security of the State of Israel,' IDF says - but still encourages residents to return to daily lives.Yishai Karov and Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 8:40 PM

Killed IDF Soldiers Named

Soldiers killed in today's Hezbollah attack identified as Maj. Yohai Kalangel and Sgt. Dor Nini.Yishai Karov and Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 7:50 PM

'Hezbollah Started this Round'

MKs and party leaders urge strong IDF response to Hezbollah attack Wednesday night, say Israel must provide deterrence.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 6:14 PM

Fearful of Response, Lebanese Slam Hezbollah

Many Lebanese say they are tired of Hezbollah using the country's territory to attack Israel – because they are the ones who pay the price.Yaakov Levi, 1/28/2015, 3:52 PM

Bibi to Hezbollah 'Look What Happened to Hamas'

Netanyahu holds emergency meeting over Hezbollah attack on Har Dov, as airports and sites close in north.Ari Yashar, Gil Ronen, 1/28/2015, 12:43 PM

Ya'alon Warns Hezbollah: We Won't Tolerate Attacks

Hezbollah, Syria will be held responsible for attacks, Defense Minister warns, amid 'largest buildup since Second Lebanon War.'Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 1/23/2015, 11:45 AM

IDF: Security Situation in the Galilee Calmed

Residents of Rehes Ramim told to stay indoors as IDF scan for infiltrators; IDF says threat has been neutralized.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2015, 6:45 PM

Northern Residents Find Investors to Do IDF's Job

Western Galilee residents say that the IDF has been ignoring reports of Hezbollah terror tunnels - and have decided to act.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2015, 7:04 PM