Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: Hezbollah

Suicide bomber attacks Lebanese army in north: Security sources

:: An ISIS suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in an attack on a Lebanese army post in the north of the country on Friday, lightly injuring several soldiers, security sources said. Security forces also seized two cars rigged with

Saudi Arabia classifies top Hezbollah leader as terrorist

:: Saudi Arabia, on Friday, classified as a terrorist Lebanese national Hashim Safi al-Din, head of the Executive Council of the Hezbollah militia and senior leader of the party, and a relative of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan, and placed

Has Hezbollah withdrawn from Syria?

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah has announced that his party’s mission along Lebanon’s northern border with Syria is “completed,” and that its forces have begun to withdraw from their positions, which will be handed over to

Experts evaluate Hezbollah’s withdrawal from Lebanon’s eastern borders

:: Military experts are coming up with theories after the announcement of Hezbollah militias that they will dismantle their units on the borders of eastern Lebanon with Syria. Experts believe that Hezbollah forces are re-positioning inside Syria again, especially after

Iran commander says will continue military support for Syria regime

:: Iran will maintain its support for the Syrian government despite the deaths of hundreds of its advisers and volunteers in the six-year civil war, a commander said in comments published Tuesday. Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah are the

Israeli missile shoots down ‘target’ over Golan

Israel shot down what it identified only as “a target” over the occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, hours after Syria accused it of hitting a military position near Damascus airport. “The Patriot Aerial Defense System intercepted a target above the

Saudi Arabia: Iran wants to replicate Hezbollah model wherever possible

Abdullah al-Maalami the Saudi Permanent Representative in the United Nations, said that Iran supports sectarian militias and tries to replicate the Hezbollah model wherever it gets an opportunity. Maalami also stressed that Saudi Arabia is ready to participate in any

Sanctions against Hezbollah

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: In its responses to questions regarding its sources of funding, Hezbollah has always said it does not deal with Lebanese banks. Its Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah once said the money comes directly from Iran. These statements

Why Syria is one thing and Assad is another

Hussein Shobokshi

By : Hussein Shobokshi :: Why did the United States carry out airstrike against Syria? Firstly, the US did not strike Syria as proclaimed by the national media and the media that belongs to the terrorist group Hezbollah but it

Withdrawing Lebanese forces from Syria

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed :: Roles have ironically reversed in Syria with the conflict and the power of Damascus now coming under the watch of Lebanese militias. Seen in this perspective, we will consider that Hezbollah militias are Lebanese forces,

Captured Houthi militias reveal they were trained by Iran

Houthi militia captured and arrested by Yemeni forces on Sunday have confessed they received training from Iranian and Lebanese experts. Mohammed Sharad, one of the captured militants, made the confession and said he was treated well by Yemeni legitimate forces.

Show of power? Hezbollah units raid drug warehouses in Beirut

Masked and armed Hezbollah units reportedly raided a number of drug warehouses in Beirut’s southern suburb, according to photos which circulated on social media platforms on Friday evening. The move is unprecedented as this is the first time Hezbollah units

PM Hariri: Lebanon at ‘breaking point’ due to refugees

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said Lebanon was close to “breaking point” due to the strains of hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees, and he feared unrest could spiral from tensions between them and Lebanese communities. Refugees who fled the six-year-long conflict

Agreement reached between Hezbollah and al-Qaeda-linked factions in Syria

The agreement includes the release of 1,500 detainees to the Syrian regime, as well as a 9-month truce that includes the city of Idlib, Maara Masreen, Tifnaz and Ram Hamdan, and several other towns in the northern countryside of Idlib,

American University of Beirut settles US lawsuit over Hezbollah media training

A Lebanese university will pay $700,000 to settle a US lawsuit over allegations it provided “material support” to entities linked to Hezbollah, US officials said. The American University of Beirut confirmed in a statement Friday it was settling the lawsuit,

US charges Lebanese ‘Hezbollah financier’

US authorities arrested a long-wanted alleged Hezbollah financier Friday on charges of violating US terror-related sanctions, after he was apparently deported to the United States from Morocco. Kassim Tajideen was formally charged in US federal court in Washington nearly eight

Hezbollah and the gullible Arabs

Mohammed Al Shaikh

By : Mohammed Al Shaikh The Russians would not save Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime without Israeli approval. It is widely known that Israel has normal, if not strong, relations with Russia. Tense relations are neither in Israel

Hezbollah says UN “weak” after critical Israel report pulled

The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement denounced the United Nations on Saturday as weak after the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on Palestinians. A senior UN official resigned on Friday after the secretary-general

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