BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Hezbollah group on Tuesday said Lebanon should not observe new U.S. sanctions against Syria which he described as deeply hurtful to his country if...
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister visited United Nations peacekeepers in the country's south near the border with Israel on Wednesday, describing the presence of the force in the volatile...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah threw his support Monday behind the government in seeking financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund but warned that the terms should...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah said Sunday that Iran's missile attacks on two bases in Iraq housing U.S. forces was only the start of the retaliation for...
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military presence in the Middle East was thrown into jeopardy Sunday, as Iraq's parliament voted to expel U.S. troops from their country while the leader of Lebanon’s...
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group said Friday the best emergency government to deal with the country's worsening economic crisis is one that includes all political...
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's private banks reopened Friday amid boosted security after a two-week closure because of anti-government protests that have paralyzed the country.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said Friday that nationwide protests against the country's political class have been exploited by foreign powers and were no longer...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in Lebanon (all times local):
The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah has called on his supporters to leave...
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader said Saturday he is against the government's resignation as nationwide protests gained momentum on their third day, calling for the removal of...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on Friday called for Saudi Arabia to stop its war in Yemen, or else face more attacks on its soil.
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. official visiting Beirut to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute is a "friend of Israel," keen to defend its interests, the leader of Lebanon's...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group said it shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon early Monday, shortly after it crossed from Israel amid rising tensions along the...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Tuesday the militant group Hezbollah and Iran have built a precision-missile factory in neighboring Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.
MAROUN EL-RAS, Lebanon (AP) — The Lebanon-Israel border was mostly calm with U.N. peacekeepers patrolling the border on Monday, a day after the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group fired a barrage of...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Saturday categorically denied Israeli claims about his group having factories to produce precision-guided missiles in Lebanon, saying such "lies"...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The long shadow war between Israel and Iran has burst into the open in recent days, with Israel allegedly striking Iran-linked targets as far away as Iraq and crash-landing two...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned Iran and its Lebanese Shiite proxy, the militant Hezbollah group, that Israel "knows how to defend itself and how to...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said Sunday that his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on, raising the...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the reported crash of two Israeli drones in Lebanon, following Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in neighboring Syria (all times local):
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says it will deliver a "crushing" strike against Hezbollah if the Lebanese militant group attempts to attack.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah leader rejected late Friday what he called U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel.
BEIRUT (AP) — In the event of war with the United States, Iran "will not be alone."
That message was delivered by the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group to a mass rally in Beirut...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Lebanese militia group Hezbollah on Wednesday called the U.S. decision to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization "stupidity," and...
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group is calling on his supporters to donate funds as it comes under tighter sanctions from western countries.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group is blasting President Donald Trump ahead of his expected declaration of victory against the Islamic State group in Syria.
Hassan Nasrallah said Saturday that had it not been for the U.S., Syrian government forces, supported by Hezbollah fighters on the ground, would have defeated the extremists a long time ago.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has bombarded the southern province of Quneitra, causing material damage but no casualties.
SANA news agency says Israeli troops fired several shells on Quneitra's abandoned hospital and a nearby observation post.
Last month, the Israeli military confirmed attacking Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has invaded the Israeli city of Tel Aviv — as the face of an eye-catching, satirical new recycling campaign.
A gigantic poster featuring the Lebanese militant leader overlooking Tel Aviv's Ayalon highway went up Thursday and encourages Israelis to recycle plastic bottles.
Above Nasrallah's head reads the caption: "I don't recycle bottles." Beneath him, the poster says: "Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years. What is your excuse?"
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah said Wednesday the organization would defend Iran in the event of war, saying the Islamic Republic would not be alone in a confrontation with America.
Hassan Nasrallah said the Islamic Republic is currently the strongest state in the region, and the so-called axis of resistance led by Iran is the strongest it has ever been. The axis groups the Syrian government of President Bashar Assad with Shiite militias in Iraq and Hezbollah.
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah is brushing off U.S. concerns about the health minister his group named to the new government, calling the official a "trusted brother" who will serve all Lebanese.
Hassan Nasrallah stressed Monday that Jamil Jabbak is not a member of the militant group, which Washington sanctions as a terrorist organization. He is one of three ministers named by the group.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed threats made by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, saying the Iranian-backed group is "in distress" and "very embarrassed."
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of the militant Hezbollah group in Lebanon warned Israel late Saturday over its continued attacks in Syria, saying a miscalculation could drag the region into a war.
Hassan Nasrallah made the comment during a wide-ranging interview that lasted more than three hours with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen TV station.
Nasrallah said Iran, Syria and Hezbollah could "at any moment" decide to deal differently with Israel's actions in Syria and hinted that Tel Aviv might be a target.
BEIRUT (AP) — The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who is said to move around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy.
Jawad Nasrallah, the 37-year-old father of four, is the second eldest son of Hassan Nasrallah who has been at the helm of the Iran-backed Shiite group since 1992.
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah said his group will not be compelled by threats or sanctions to give up its rocket a capability, urging his government in comments Saturday to contend with the diplomatic pressure it faces.
Hassan Nasrallah said succumbing to diplomatic pressure would allow Israel to attack Lebanon at will.
Nasrallah spoke to supporters in Beirut's southern district via video link on "Martyrs' Day," commemorating the group's fighters in combat.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has called on Saudi Arabia to make a "courageous" decision and end the fighting in Yemen, saying the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey has tarnished the kingdom's image to an unprecedented degree.
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech in Beirut Friday that "the international cover" for the war in Yemen has begun to collapse.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah made no mention of weapons capability on Friday in his first speech since Israel claimed that the Islamic militant group has a missile-launching facility near Beirut's international airport.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah boasted Thursday the group now possesses "highly accurate" missiles despite Israeli attempts to prevent it from acquiring such weapons.
Hassan Nasrallah didn't offer specifics on the precision weapons, but his comments prompted a reply from Israel's Prime Minister.
Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Hezbollah leader that "if he confronts us, he will receive a lethal blow that he can't even imagine."
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militia said Wednesday his group may reduce the number of its fighters in Syria because of an easing of the conflict, particularly after a recent Russian-Turkey agreement that prevented an offensive on the last rebel stronghold.
Hassan Nasrallah welcomed the agreement signed on Monday in Sochi, Russia, calling it a "step on the road to making a political solution possible."
BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah says its leader has met with a delegation from Yemen's Houthi rebels.
The Lebanese militant group said Sunday that Hassan Nasrallah met with a delegation headed by Houthi spokesman Mohamad Abdelsalam to discuss the latest developments in Yemen's civil war.
Hezbollah is believed to train and support the Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels, who are at war with a Saudi-led coalition allied with Yemen's internationally recognized government.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah movement said Tuesday that U.S. sanctions against Iran and his Iran-backed group will not have major effects on them and will not lead to regime change in Tehran.
Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech marking the 12th anniversary of the end of the 34-day war with Israel that the Trump administration is "mistaken" by thinking the sanctions will lead to riots in Iran.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has blasted President Donald Trump as a "wild monster" over the policy of separating children from their parents for migrants caught illegally entering the U.S.
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech Friday that the policy shows Trump's "real image."
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Iranian-backed Hezbollah group called on the Lebanese state Friday to stand up for citizens being slapped with sanctions by the United States, saying they are harming people.
Speaking in a televised address Friday, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said the new government, which prime minister Saad Hariri was appointed to form a day earlier, cannot "turn its back" on those individuals.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said Monday a barrage of rockets from Syria against Israeli forces in the occupied Goal Heights last week opens up "a new phase" in the conflict, warning that Israel proper could be the next target for retaliation.
Hassan Nasrallah said that Israel has been informed through an international body that retaliation inside Israel will take place if it crosses "a red line" in Syria, without providing specifics.
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Hezbollah is urging high turnout in Lebanon's parliamentary elections.
In a speech to supporters in the eastern city of Baalbek on Tuesday, Hassan Nasrallah says the group needs "political protection" against those conspiring against it, and that "this protection is afforded by your votes."