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Lebanon has not received request to transfer Iranian fuel, energy minister says

Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar said on Wednesday that the country’s caretaker government has not received a request to import fuel from Iran. His comments come after Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah had announced last month that...
Israeli Mossad agent Yael Man during her operational years. Source: Archive.

Iconic Mossad agent Yael Man dies at 85

Famed Mossad agent Yael Man, whose contributions to the intelligence agency made her a national Israeli hero, passed away on Sunday at the age of 85. Man served as an undercover agent in Lebanon, gathering...
The aftermath of alleged Israeli airstrikes near Damascus on Feb. 15, 2021. Source: Majd Fahd/Twitter.

Four Hezbollah members reportedly killed in alleged Israeli Syria strike

Israel launched missile strikes against targets in northern Syria early on Friday, according to Reuters. The report cited a Syrian military source as saying that the strikes originated from the direction of Beirut, and triggered Syria’s...
Pro-Hezbollah supporters at a rally in Germany. Source: Screenshot.

A Hezbollah-Israel conflict is closer than ever

Hezbollah fired 19 rockets at northern Israel on Aug. 6, and IDF artillery units returned fire into Southern Lebanon. The situation has been quiet since, but the idea that the escalation is “behind us”...
Illustrative: An oil tanker on the open sea. Credit: Igor Karasi/Shutterstock.

Hezbollah warns Israel, US not to interfere with shipment of Iranian oil to Lebanon

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has warned Israel and the United States against interfering with an oil tanker that was set to leave Iran for Lebanon on Thursday. In a televised address commemorating the Shi’ite Ashura...
Flag of Hezbollah and Lebanon flying together. Credit: Arthur Sarradin

New report exposes ‘land of tunnels’ in Lebanon, pioneered by Hezbollah

A new report released on Thursday by the Alma Center, which researches security challenges to Israel from Lebanon and Syria, exposed what it described as a large-scale inter-regional Hezbollah tunnel system in different parts of Lebanon....
A cedar forest in El-Arz, Bsharri, Lebanon, Dec. 1, 2006. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Lebanon and the geography of Arab change

In a summer of brewing crises, from Havana through Caracas to Tehran (and other Iranian cities), Lebanon’s descent into crisis tends to be overlooked. And yet, it is part of a larger picture in...
Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster details plans to local council leaders for rocket-proof protection in Israeli homes near the northern border with Lebanon, Aug. 10, 2021. Credit: Yuval Revah/Gambit Hafakot.

Israeli minister details plans for rocket-proof protection in northern Israeli homes

Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster met with the heads of local councils in the country’s north and provided details about plans to install rocket-proof protection in homes near the Lebanon border. Under the Defense...
Israeli soldiers on guard near Metula, on the border between Israel and Lebanon, on May 15, 2021. Photo by Basel Awidat/Flash90.

Gantz visits Lebanon border, warns of regional aggression promulgated by Iran

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned on Tuesday that Israel “will not stand by while Iran advances its nuclear program” during a tour of the Israel Defense Forces’ Northern Command. “Just as we saw in...
Israel Defense Force Artillery Corps fire into Lebanon near the border with Israel after Hezbollah launches 19 rockets, some at Kiryat Shmona in the north, on Aug. 6, 2021. Photo by Basel Awidat/Flash90.

In wake of rocket attacks on Israel, Hezbollah tries to signal it’s ‘in control’

Hezbollah’s decision to fire 19 rockets at northern Israel on Friday came after the Lebanese terror organization took 24 hours to deliberate over a major dilemma: How should it respond to Israeli airstrikes in Southern Lebanon,...