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Nasrallah to Lebanese cabinet: Ask US for sanctions waiver

Nasrallah to Lebanese cabinet: Ask US for sanctions waiver

Hezbollah chief calls on Lebanese cabinet to seek a US sanctions waiver to import Iranian fuel.Elad Benari, 12/10/2021 06:46
Iran vows to continue supporting Lebanese 'resistance'

Iran vows to continue supporting Lebanese 'resistance'

Iran is a major backer of Hezbollah and has in recent weeks provided Lebanon with fuel, in violation of US sanctions.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2021 06:20
Jordan’s King vows to stand by Lebanon

Jordan’s King vows to stand by Lebanon

Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets Lebanon's Prime Minister amid ongoing fuel shortage in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 11/10/2021 02:03
Electricity outage in Lebanon as power stations run out of fuel

Electricity outage in Lebanon as power stations run out of fuel

Lebanon’s electricity grid shuts down after the country’s two main power stations run out of fuel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 09:13
Lebanon left without power, outage could last days

Lebanon left without power, outage could last days

Lebanon's two largest power stations shut down due to fuel shortage, causing power outage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 03:36
This is the house in which Ron Arad was held captive

This is the house in which Ron Arad was held captive

Saudi Arabian network publishes footage of what it says is the home in Lebanon in which Israeli navigator was held captive until May 1988.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/10/2021 21:11
US denounces Hezbollah's deliveries of Iranian fuel to Lebanon

US denounces Hezbollah's deliveries of Iranian fuel to Lebanon

State Department spokesman: Hezbollah's deliveries of Iranian fuel to Lebanon are a “public relations stunt”.Elad Benari, 08/10/2021 06:07
Report: Mossad took DNA samples to find Ron Arad

Report: Mossad took DNA samples to find Ron Arad

Arabic media reports Mossad operated twice in Lebanon and Syria, took DNA from body to determine it if was missing Israeli navigator.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2021 17:01
Beirut port blast probe to resume

Beirut port blast probe to resume

Lebanon's appeals court rejects lawsuits against lead investigator of Beirut port explosion, a decision that allows him to resume his work.Ben Ariel, 05/10/2021 06:45
Beirut blast investigation suspended

Beirut blast investigation suspended

I24NEWS discusses decision to suspend investigation into cause of massive port explosion which rocked Beirut last year.i24NEWS, 29/09/2021 21:32
Lebanese TV issues formal apology for 'Ukrainian prostitutes' comment

Lebanese TV issues formal apology for 'Ukrainian prostitutes' comment

Lebanese politician causes a diplomatic incident with Russia and Ukraine when he refers to women from those countries as 'prostitutes.'MEMRI, 22/09/2021 09:26
Will Lebanon's schools survive country's economic collapse?

Will Lebanon's schools survive country's economic collapse?

Crippling fuel shortages and ongoing financial crisis may prevent the school system from functioning in the once-thriving state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 07:57
Lebanon's new government wins vote of confidence

Lebanon's new government wins vote of confidence

Prime Minister Najib Mikati's government wins vote of confidence for a policy program that aims to remedy the country’s economic crisis.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/09/2021 00:50
Lebanese PM vows to liberate 'territories occupied by Israel'

Lebanese PM vows to liberate 'territories occupied by Israel'

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati says Lebanese citizens have the right to oppose Israel and respond to its attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/09/2021 19:48
Iran willing to sell fuel to Lebanon’s government

Iran willing to sell fuel to Lebanon’s government

Announcement follows delivery of Iranian fuel arranged by Hezbollah which was condemned by the Lebanese government.Elad Benari, 20/09/2021 05:14
Lebanese PM: Iranian fuel shipments are a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty

Lebanese PM: Iranian fuel shipments are a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati criticizes Iranian fuel shipments imported by Hezbollah, in violation of US sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/09/2021 00:49
Trucks carrying Iranian diesel arrive in Lebanon

Trucks carrying Iranian diesel arrive in Lebanon

Dozens of trucks carrying Iranian diesel arrive in Lebanon, in violation of US sanctions on Iran.Ben Ariel, 17/09/2021 04:31
Lebanese government formed after 13-month impasse

Lebanese government formed after 13-month impasse

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati vows to leave no stone unturned in efforts to rescue the country.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/09/2021 00:39
Lebanese PM subpoenaed in Beirut blast probe

Lebanese PM subpoenaed in Beirut blast probe

Judge issues subpoena for Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister after he failed show up for questioning on Beirut port blast.Elad Benari, 27/08/2021 05:23
Lebanese doctor sentenced for helping Palestinians get treatment in Israel

Lebanese doctor sentenced for helping Palestinians get treatment in Israel

Lebanese military tribunal sentences doctor working in Australia to 10 years over work with NGO that helps Arabs get to Israeli hospitals.Gary Willig, 25/08/2021 15:47
Lebanon: Israel blatantly violated our airspace

Lebanon: Israel blatantly violated our airspace

Lebanon's Defense Minister complains to UN following air strike on Syria that was attributed to Israel.Elad Benari, 20/08/2021 06:37
Hezbollah taunts Israel with announcement of Iranian shipment

Hezbollah taunts Israel with announcement of Iranian shipment

Hassan Nasrallah says Iranian tanker carrying fuel to assist with Lebanon's economic crisis on the way in direct challenge to Israel.Gary Willig, 19/08/2021 16:50
What Hezbollah learned this month

What Hezbollah learned this month

Like many Israelis, Hezbollah now understands that Israel will make no move in Lebanon without a green light from Washington that will neverCaroline Glick, 15/08/2021 16:19
Watch: Lebanon at a standstill as fuel shortage deepens

Watch: Lebanon at a standstill as fuel shortage deepens

Lebanon's worsening fuel crisis has reached a painful point of no return following years of government corruption and mismanagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 13:08
At least 20 killed in fuel tanker explosion in northern Lebanon

At least 20 killed in fuel tanker explosion in northern Lebanon

Fuel tanker explodes in Akkar in northern Lebanon, killing at least 20 and injuring at least seven.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 05:25
Amb. Erdan: Outrageous Lebanon released Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets

Amb. Erdan: Outrageous Lebanon released Hezbollah terrorists who fired rockets

Israeli Ambassador to the UN writes to Secretary General calling on UN to condemn release of 4 terrorists who fired rockets at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 19:33
Anti-Semitism has helped destroy Lebanon

Anti-Semitism has helped destroy Lebanon

It’s worth asking how the Levantine state got into its current predicament. Op-ed.Sean Durns, 12/08/2021 07:13
President Herzog: The whole world has seen the results of Iran's aggression

President Herzog: The whole world has seen the results of Iran's aggression

President Isaac Herzog participates in ceremony in honor of the arrival of the Sa’ar 6 “Atzmaut” ship in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 11/08/2021 01:05
Lebanon’s Year Zero

Lebanon’s Year Zero

A year after Beirut Port explosion, the country seems more broken than ever with even less chance for a realistic positive outcome. Opinion.Alberto M. Fernandez, 09/08/2021 06:00
Israeli Ambassador: UN willfully turns a blind eye to Hezbollah's war crimes

Israeli Ambassador: UN willfully turns a blind eye to Hezbollah's war crimes

Ambassador Gilad Erdan fires back after UN chief calls on all parties to exercise restraint following rocket fire from Lebanon to Israel.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 04:05
Watch: Hezbollah launches rockets at Israel

Watch: Hezbollah launches rockets at Israel

New footage released of Hezbollah's rocket launcher - firing missiles at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 00:28
Hassan Nasrallah: Israel is afraid to attack in Lebanon

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel is afraid to attack in Lebanon

Hezbollah leader calls Israeli retaliation a 'dangerous development,' says Second Lebanon War was terror group's 'greatest achievement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2021 23:15
Ambassador Erdan: The international community must take action against Lebanon

Ambassador Erdan: The international community must take action against Lebanon

Israel's Ambassador to the US and UN sends letter complaint to Security Council and UN Secretary-General following rocket fire from Lebanon.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/08/2021 23:23
Watch: Hezbollah fires rockets on northern Israel

Watch: Hezbollah fires rockets on northern Israel

Hezbollah's TV network publishes footage of the firing of a barrage of rockets from Lebanon towards northern Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/08/2021 20:11
Watch: Lebanese seize Hezbollah rocket launcher

Watch: Lebanese seize Hezbollah rocket launcher

Druze Arabs in southern Lebanon take control of Hezbollah rocket launcher.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 15:24
IDF conducting 'extensive' attacks in Lebanon

IDF conducting 'extensive' attacks in Lebanon

Defense establishment is preparing 'additional options' for response to rocket fire, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 15:20
IDF source: 'If Hezbollah had wanted to, they could have done a lot worse'

IDF source: 'If Hezbollah had wanted to, they could have done a lot worse'

IDF source: Wednesday rocket fire was 'not with Hezbollah's permission,' Friday's rockets were 'intentionally' launched at open areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 14:38
Defense Min. Benny Gantz calls emergency meeting to discuss rocket fire

Defense Min. Benny Gantz calls emergency meeting to discuss rocket fire

Defense Minister Gantz holds emergency meeting at headquarters, discussing rocket fire from Lebanon and the IDF's response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 13:23
IDF: Hezbollah fired 19 rockets towards Israel

IDF: Hezbollah fired 19 rockets towards Israel

Three of the rockets landed in Lebanon, 10 were intercepted, and six fell in open areas in northern Israel, the IDF confirms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2021 13:02
Lebanese President condemns Israeli air strikes

Lebanese President condemns Israeli air strikes

Lebanese President Michel Aoun blasts Israel's retaliatory air strikes following rocket attacks on northern Israel.Elad Benari, 06/08/2021 05:42
Former Intelligence chief: With Biden in office, Iran no longer afraid

Former Intelligence chief: With Biden in office, Iran no longer afraid

Israel's former chief of military intelligence says Trump's ousting has led to Iran no longer fearing a military response from the West.103FM, 05/08/2021 17:16
US condemns rocket attacks from Lebanon on Israel

US condemns rocket attacks from Lebanon on Israel

State Department spokesman says Washington will remain engaged with Israeli and Lebanese partners to de-escalate the situation.Elad Benari, 05/08/2021 03:05
IDF attacks terrorist infrastructure in Lebanon

IDF attacks terrorist infrastructure in Lebanon

Fighter jets strike areas in Lebanon from which rockets were fired toward the State of Israel as well as infrastructure used for terrorism.Elad Benari, 05/08/2021 01:22
IDF launches third strike along Lebanon border

IDF launches third strike along Lebanon border

Responding to rocket fire earlier, IDF strikes along Lebanese border - for the third time in two hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 15:48
Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Lebanon's PM-designate holds consultations with parties

Najib Mikati is trying to put together a government to rescue the crisis-hit country.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2021 06:44
Assessment: Iran within months of nuclear weapons

Assessment: Iran within months of nuclear weapons

Institute for National Security Studies in annual report: Iran has crossed lines that have not been crossed in the past.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2021 03:04
Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanon to designate yet another Prime Ministerial candidate

Lebanese wealthy businessman Najib Mikati to be designated PM after winning the support of most major parties.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 06:37
Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

2 Sudanese infiltrators arrested after illegally crossing border searching for employment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 20:41
UN Amb. Gilad Erdan: Hezbollah an increasing threat to regional stability

UN Amb. Gilad Erdan: Hezbollah an increasing threat to regional stability

Erdan urges UN Security Council to consider the "dangerous development" in Lebanon as Hezbollah increases its military building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 19:48
IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

Suspects are undergoing questioning, IDF says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 08:47
Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

IDF soldiers conducting searches after alert received about two suspects who crossed the border from Lebanon.Elad Benari, 22/07/2021 05:32
Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

IDF Chief of Staff responds to firing of 2 rockets at Israel from Lebanon overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 20:40
Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Defense Minister says Israel has weathered attempts to carry out cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 15:59
Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Israeli Defense Minister says Lebanon will be held responsible for terrorist rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 09:27
Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Secretary of State says the resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate is disappointing.Elad Benari, 16/07/2021 04:03
Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Political crisis in Lebanon deepens as Haari says he is unable to form a government with President Michel Aoun.Gary Willig, 15/07/2021 17:07
IDF, police thwart weapon smuggling attempt on Lebanese border

IDF, police thwart weapon smuggling attempt on Lebanese border

Forty-three weapons were confiscated near the village of Ghajar, by IDF observation troops and Israel Police forces.Yoni Kempinski, 10/07/2021 20:41