Friday, February 23, 2024

Lebanon

Hezbollah leader warns Israel will pay ‘in blood’ for killing Lebanese civilians

Hezbollah’s leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has stressed that Israel will pay a price “in blood” for killing Lebanese civilians, signalling the conflict across the Lebanon-Israel border could intensify.

Israeli air raids killed 12 people in southern Lebanon

A series of Israeli airstrikes across southern Lebanon killed 12 people, including children, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported on Thursday.

Hezbollah leader says only Gaza ceasefire to end Lebanon border tensions

Hezbollah chief Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah has stated that his armed group’s cross-border shelling into Israel would only end when Tel Avivl’s aggression on the Gaza Strip stops, adding diplomatic efforts so far to bring a halt to hostilities along Lebanon’s border seemed to only benefit the Zionist regime.

Israel poised to attack Lebanon: Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is prepared to start a full-blown war against the pro-Palestinian armed group Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Lebanese broadcaster LBCI has reported.

Death toll among Hezbollah fighters rises to 165 in cross-border clashes with Israel

Lebanese group Hezbollah announced on Monday that one of its fighters lost his life during clashes with the Israeli army on the southern border of Lebanon, bringing the death toll among its forces to 165.

Israeli drone raid kills 2 Hamas members in Lebanon: Media

Two members of the Palestinian movement Hamas have been reportedly killed in an Israeli drone strike targeting a car in southern Lebanon.

“We cannot have in Lebanon another Gaza”: UN chief

A solution in Gaza will "allow for the de-escalation in other parts of the Middle East", warned United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday.

Israel preparing for ground offensive into southern Lebanon: Report

Israel has been training its ground forces for a potential operation into southern Lebanon, according to a report, as trading of fire between Tel Aviv and the Lebanese Hezbollah movement keeps intensifying.

Lebanon lodges new UN complaint against Israel amid border tension

Lebanon on Wednesday filed a complaint with the United Nations Security Council in response to Israel’s accusation of Lebanon’s non-compliance with the UN Resolution 1701.

Israeli health ministry preps hospitals for mass casualties amid tensions with Hezbollah: Report

The Israeli Health Ministry has instructed hospitals to be prepared to receive thousands of additional casualties in a short period of time amid the heightened tensions with the Lebanese movement, Hezbollah.

UN experts condemn Israeli “extrajudicial” killing of Hamas leader in Lebanon

UN experts in international law condemned Israel's recent killing of Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri and other members in Beirut, saying it amounted to the crime of extrajudicial killing and murder.

It’s “absolutely necessary” Lebanon isn’t dragged into regional conflict: EU’s top diplomat

The European Union Foreign Policy Chief, Josep Borrell, stressed that it is “absolutely necessary” to avoid Lebanon “being dragged into a regional conflict” as Hezbollah engages in intensifying clashes with Israeli soldiers across the Lebanese border following Israel's assassination of a top Palestinian leader.

Hezbollah says hit Israeli post with dozens of rockets in response to assassination of Hamas leader

Lebanon's Hezbollah movement announced on Saturday that it hit an Israeli observation post with 62 rockets as a "preliminary response" to the recent killing of Hamas's deputy chief Sheikh Saleh al-Arouri in Beirut.

Lebanon lodges complaint to UNSC over Israel assassination of Hamas leader in Beirut

Lebanon has filed an official complaint with the United Nations Security Council over Israel’s assassination of senior Hamas official Saleh al-Arouri in the Lebanese capital Beirut.

Beirut working to convince Hezbollah not to wage war against Israel: Lebanon’s FM

The Lebanese government is working to convince  Hezbollah movement not to wage a war against Israel, Foreign Minister Abdallah Bou Habib has stated.

Report: Nine Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli raids in Lebanon

The Israeli military has struck several areas along the border in southern Lebanon with artillery fire, killing nine members of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, said a local TV news channel.

UN voices concern over possible escalation after Israeli assassination of top Hamas official in Lebanon

The UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon has voiced deep concern over possible escalation of hostilities after the assassination of Hamas' deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri in Beirut.

Hezbollah vows retaliation over Israel’s assassination of senior Hamas leader in Lebanese soil

The Lebanese Hezbollah movement has vowed to respond to Israel's killing of Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri in a drone raid in Beirut. Hezbollah has described the Israel raid a “dangerous aggression against Lebanon and its people, security, sovereignty and resistance.”

Hamas deputy leader killed in Israeli drone attack in southern Beirut

Hamas’s deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri was killed in an Israeli drone strike in the Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh on Tuesday.

Israeli war cabinet member: Situation on border with Lebanon demands change

Senior Israeli minister Benny Gantz, and a member of Israel's War Cabinet, has said the situation on the northern border with Lebanon “must change”, hinting at the possibility of military escalation with the powerful group Hezbollah.

Tens of thousands of Israelis internally displaced near Lebanon borders: Report

Border clashes between Lebanese Hezbollah movement and Israel, has left tens of thousands of Israelis internally displaced near borders, Axios has reported.

Israel used US-supplied internationally banned weapons in Lebanon: Report

Israel has used US-supplied internationally banned white phosphorus munitions in an October attack in southern Lebanon, according to a Washington Post investigation.

Over 90 people killed by Israeli fire in Lebanon since early October: Beirut

At least 94 people have died and 406 been injured in Lebanon as a result of the Israeli aggression against southern Lebanon between October 8 and December 5, according to the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health.

Lebanese PM: Israel causing climate crisis through bombings, phosphorus weapons

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati blamed Tel Aviv for the country's climate crisis on Saturday, saying the Israeli army's use of bombings, particularly phosphorus weapons, has caused irreparable damage to more than 5,000 square meters of agricultural land and forests.

Israel comes under largest attack from Lebanon since start of Gaza war

Israel on Thursday announced that it had been subjected to the largest strike from Lebanon since the Gaza conflict escalated early last month.

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