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Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.

Israeli strike hits Iranian arms supply depot in Damascus

Israeli strike hits Iranian arms supply depot in Damascus

An Israeli strike on Thursday hit an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Israel boosting border defences

Lebanon's Hezbollah sought Thursday to show that Israel is building up defences in anticipation of another conflict, after a string of statements from Israeli officials warning of a potential confrontation.

 

Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen's war: Sources

Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.

Ex-Qaeda affiliate in Syria claims Damascus bombings

Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front today said in a statement it was behind twin bombings targeting Shiite pilgrims in the centre of Damascus that killed 74 people.

Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia: President

Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia, the country's Hezbollah-backed President Michel Aoun told Saudi television today, after a tense year in relations between the two countries.

Clashes near Damascus despite Syria truce

Syrian pro-government forces clashed with rebels around the main water source for Damascus on Thursday, a monitor said, threatening a fragile ceasefire as it entered its seventh day.

Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

The military airdropped leaflets with a picture of a green coach like those used in the past to transport civilians and rebels from areas retaken by the government.

Lebanon's Hezbollah denies claiming it is now 'an army'

Lebanon's powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah on Wednesday denied quotes in a Lebanese newspaper attributed to its second-in-command Sheikh Naim Qassem saying it had become "an army".

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

The Lebanese parliament elected former army commander Michel Aoun as president on Monday, ending a 29-month presidential vacuum as part of a political deal that is expected to make Sunni Muslim leader Saad al-Hariri prime minister.

Shiite militia says sends 1,000 more fighters to Syria's Aleppo

An Iraqi Shi`ite militia fighting in Syria has sent more than 1,000 extra fighters to southern parts of Aleppo over the past two days to reinforce its positions, the group`s spokesman Hashim al-Moussawi said on Wednesday. 

US calls dazed boy 'the real face' of Syria's war

US calls dazed boy 'the real face' of Syria's war

The shocked boy, a four-year-old named Omran, is pictured sitting in an ambulance covered in blood and dust after an air strike in the rebel-held district of Qaterji in the southeast of Aleppo.

Hezbollah sees no immediate end to Syria war, partition in Iraq and Syria a possible outcome

Lebanon’s Hezbollah said the partition of Iraq and Syria was a possible outcome of sectarian fighting across the region and there was no prospect of any end to the war in Syria until after November`s US Presidential Election.

Hezbollah says Golan explosions caused by Nusra Front rocket fire

 Two explosions that hit a Syrian town near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday were caused by rockets fired by al Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate Nusra Front, the Lebanese group Hezbollah said.

US envoy calls on Syria rebels to respect truce

The US envoy for Syria has urged rebel groups to respect a shaky nationwide truce after they gave its brokers 48 hours to stop a regime offensive near the capital.

Hezbollah to bolster military presence in Syria: Nasrallah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah today said his Lebanese Shiite movement would boost its support for Syria's regime after one of its top commanders was killed there last week.

Hezbollah blames insurgent shelling for death of top commander in Syria

Hezbollah blames insurgent shelling for death of top commander in Syria

Hezbollah announced Mustafa Badreddine`s death on Friday and held a military funeral for him on the same day in its stronghold in southern Beirut.

Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

Mustafa Badreddine, 55, was one of the highest ranking officials in the group.

Hezbollah announces death of top military commander in Syria

Hezbollah announces death of top military commander in Syria

Hezbollah on Friday announced the death of its military commander in Syria, Mustafa Badreddine.

Kuwait to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged Hezbollah links: Report

Kuwait is to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged links to Hezbollah in the latest Gulf Arab move against the Shiite militant group, a newspaper reported on Monday.