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  • On the Brighter Side: Hezbollah Getting Hammered

    06/17/2016 10:29:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 17, 2016 | P. David Hornik
    Last fall, amid concerns that the Iran deal would result in a financial windfall for Iran’s proxy terror organization, Hezbollah, Congress passed the Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act. It mandated new, stringent sanctions against banks and other financial institutions doing business with Hezbollah.The bill passed unanimously in both the Senate and the House, leaving President Obama little choice but to sign it into law on December 18.Though less in the spotlight recently than the Islamic State, Lebanese-based Hezbollah has killed more Americans than any terror organization except al-Qaeda; has a vast global reach encompassing Europe, Africa, and Central and South...
  • 1,500 Iranian fighters enter Syria under Russia's cover, reports say

    10/14/2015 7:08:09 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 14, 2015
    Iran has sent around 1,500 fighters to Syria over the past few days, a regional official and Syrian activists claim. The Iranian soldiers, bolstered by Russia’s airstrike campaign, are preparing for a grand offensive against militants in the northern Aleppo province, which would be announced in the coming days, the official told the AP. They’re also accompanied by a new wave of Hezbollah fighters. The soldiers were arriving at Damascus airport and transported to a military base in the coastal town of Latakia. The presence of Iranian troops could strengthen Russia's mission of empowering Syrian President Bashar Assad's embattled government....
  • Obama Admin Will Not Reveal to Congress Number of Americans Killed By Iran

    09/18/2015 6:19:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 18, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Iran’s military and terror activities since the country’s 1979 revolution. In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, and provided in written form to Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Kerry sidestepped the questions on all of the three separate...
  • Officials Shifting Focus to Iran

    04/11/2008 8:47:46 AM PDT · by freerepublic_or_die · 4 replies · 103+ views
    Militay.com ^ | April 11, 2008 | Staff
    The hours of congressional testimony, the speeches and the press conferences this week were all, nominally, about Iraq. But another, equally explosive question - what to do about Iran - loomed over the presentations by Army Gen. David Petraeus, the American military commander in Iraq, over U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker and over U.S. strategy for the Middle East. Petraeus and Crocker, arguing that there has been progress in stabilizing Iraq since President Bush ordered a troop build-up there last year, fingered Iran's support for Shiite militias in Iraq, which they called "special groups," as the No. 1 threat...
  • Hizbullah planner of ’96 Khobar Towers bombing arrested in Beirut

    08/27/2015 6:04:47 PM PDT · by Larry - Moe and Curly · 21 replies
    World Tribune ^ | 8/27/15 | Special to WorldTribune.com
    The mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist attack that killed 19 Americans has been captured, U.S. and Saudi officials said on Aug. 26. The arrest of Ahmed al-Mughassil, who was described by the FBI in 2001 as the leader of the armed wing of the Saudi Hizbullah group, was one of the FBI’s most-wanted terrorists. The arrest concluded a nearly two-decade manhunt.
  • Khobar Towers (as told by Louis Freeh - WOW!)

    06/23/2006 5:43:30 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 64 replies · 3,556+ views
    WSJ ^ | June 23, 2006 | Louis J. Freeh
    Khobar Towers June 23, 2006 The Wall Street Journal Louis J. Freeh Ten years ago this Sunday, acting under direct orders from senior Iranian government leaders, the Saudi Hezbollah detonated a 25,000-pound TNT bomb that killed 19 U.S. airmen in their dormitory at Khobar Towers in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The blast wave destroyed Building 131 and grievously wounded hundreds of additional Air Force personnel. It also killed an unknown number of Saudi civilians in a nearby park. The 19 Americans murdered were members of the 4404th Wing, who were risking their lives to enforce the no-fly zone over southern Iraq....
  • Desperate for a victory in Syria, Assad looks to Hezbollah for a win

    05/09/2015 12:12:29 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies
    Al-Jazeerea ^ | May 8, 2015 | Nicholas Blanford
    Lebanon’s Hezbollah is on the verge of launching an offensive against Syrian rebel groups in the mountainous Qalamoun region straddling the Syria-Lebanon border, north of Damascus. But what was once seen as a relatively minor engagement in the broader Syrian conflict has taken on new significance. After military setbacks in the north and south of the country in the past six weeks, the regime of President Bashar al-Assad is desperate for a victory and is depending on his Shia Hezbollah allies to deliver it. Assad and his Iranian and Hezbollah allies badly need to defeat — and to be seen...
  • Rand Paul's excuse for avoiding the 'religious freedom' law controversy doesn't add up

    04/03/2015 12:10:36 PM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 2, 2015 | Hunter Walker and Colin Campbell
    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) is the only major Republican likely 2016 presidential candidate who hasn't weighed in on the controversy over Indiana's "religious freedom" law that erupted this week — and his explanation for avoiding the issue is questionable.
  • Hard Times for Hezbollah

    01/31/2015 6:24:20 AM PST · by nuconvert · 3 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Feb 2, 2015 | Lee Smith
    Is Iran’s Lebanese client losing its grip? Last week Hezbollah buried one of its princes, Jihad Mughniyeh, the 22-year-old son of the late Imad Mughniyeh, a legendary Hezbollah commander implicated in such infamous operations as the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. The assassination of the elder Mughniyeh in Damascus in 2008, typically attributed to Israel, is regarded as one of the organization’s most traumatic blows. However, some in the Shiite community here say that Israel’s January 18 strike on a three-car convoy in the Golan Heights near the Syrian town of Quneitra—which killed the younger Mughniyeh...
  • Syrian army tears through the south to sweep Iran and Hizballah up to Israel’s Golan doorstep

    02/11/2015 4:31:59 PM PST · by tired&retired · 12 replies
    DEBKA ^ | February 11, 2015 | Debka
    The large-scale offensive the Syrian army launched in southern Syria Sunday, Feb. 8 – the broadest in that region in the nearly-four year conflict – heralded Act III of the Iranian-Hizballah drive for a position on Israel’s Golan border, DEBKAfile’s military sources report. Israel curtailed Act I on Jan 18 with an air strike which killed a dozen Iranian and Hizballah officers scooping out the Golan town of Quneitra for their new base. Among them were the commander of Iranian forces in Syria, Revolutionary Guards general Mohamad Ali Allah Dadi and a senior Hizballah officer Ali al-Tabtabani. This cut short...
  • Sinai Massacre – an Iranian-Hizballah-al Qaeda Co-production

    10/08/2004 4:46:22 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 2 replies · 261+ views
    Debka ^ | 10/08/4 | Debka Staff
    DEBKAfile Exclusive Report – Parts 1 and II on the morning after an terrorist bombing rampage at three idyllic Sinai desert resorts – with two dozen known dead and scores still missing – the first clues have been found to the identities of the hands behind the massacre and their targets. DEBKAfile’s intelligence and counter-terror sources report that the explosives used to tear away the entire frontage of the Taba Hilton and hit the Nueiba oasis campside further south on the Red Sea coast were of Iranian manufacture; the same make as the bombs used in the 1996 Khobar Towers...
  • Lawmakers wary of Obama meeting with Iranian president (Hussein vs Rouhani)

    09/22/2013 4:59:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/22/13 | Julian Pecquet
    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are expressing misgivings about President Obama's potential meeting with Iran's new president on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York next week. The White House said Friday that the president was “ready to engage” with Rouhani, further adding to the speculation that the two could meet face-to-face in what would be the first such encounter since the two countries broke off diplomatic ties in 1980. Several lawmakers believe such a meeting would be a mistake, empowering Iran before it has made any real concessions on its alleged nuclear weapons program....
  • Expert: Syria’s Supersonic Yakhont and Iskandar Missiles Deterring US Naval Attack

    08/27/2013 3:52:58 PM PDT · by mulder1 · 61 replies
    Fars News Agency ^ | 08/28/13 | Fars
    “The supersonic and long-range anti-ship Yakhont missiles of the Syrian army and the Lebanese Hezbollah (resistance movement) are serious deterrents to a US naval attack by its warships in the Mediterranean Sea,” Dr. Mostafa Zahra, a military analyst and strategic studies expert, told FNA on Monday. He said that Syria’s Iskandar high-precision ballistic missiles and its anti-ship Scud missiles will also target the US warships in case of a US naval invasion of Syria, reminding that the American military vessels are not equipped with any weapons system to intercept or divert the Syrian anti-ship missiles. The P-800 Oniks, also known...
  • Newspaper in Russia Calls “Weak Obama” Ruler of Sodom & Gomorrah

    Obama promised to “reset” the U.S. relationship with Russia, and he succeeded: Russia went from disliking, but respecting, America and President Bush, to loathing, and looking down upon, America and, especially, her president. The photograph of Obama and Russian President Putin sitting side-by-side radiating hatred spells it all out. One of the reasons given for Putin’s hostility, in addition to Obama’s decision to aid Syria’s Al Qaeda rebels, while Russia is aiding Bashar al Assad’s Iranian and Hezbollah fighters, is Edward Snowden’s revelation that the US is spying on Russia. That, of course, is ridiculous. The US has been spying...
  • 'Palestinian' refugees from Syria burn Hezbullah aid

    05/30/2013 6:47:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 5/30/13 | Carl in Jerusalem
    'Palestinian' refugees from Syria who are staying in the Ain el-Hilweh 'refugee camp' near Sidon have burned aid that was provided to them by Hezbullah, and told Hezbullah to stay out of Syrian affairs. The refugees at the Palestinian Ain el-Hilweh camp in Sidon called on Hizbullah to withdraw its fighters from Syria and not to interfere in Syrian affairs, NNA said. The military support of Hizbullah has helped Syrian regime forces gain the upper hand in the battle for control of Qusayr, a key town for both the regime and the insurgents, where a fierce army assault began 12...
  • Vanishing files delay Guantanamo hearings in 9/11 case

    04/17/2013 7:36:31 PM PDT · by haffast · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4-17-2013 | Jane Sutton
    MIAMI (Reuters) - Guantanamo war crimes prosecutions of five prisoners charged with plotting the September 11 hijacked planes attacks will be delayed by two months because of lost files caused by Pentagon computer problems, U.S. military officials said on Wednesday. A weeklong pretrial hearing had been set to begin on Monday in the death penalty case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the attacks, and four alleged co-conspirators. The judge overseeing the case postponed the hearing until June 17 at the request of defense lawyers who said three to four weeks' worth of their confidential work files had...
  • Report: Nasrallah Taken for Cancer Treatment in Iran

    02/26/2013 2:48:02 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/2/13 | Elad Benari
    Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah has been transferred to Iran to receive medical treatment due to cancer, a Lebanese website associated with the opposition to Hizbullah reported on Monday, according to Israel’s Channel 2 News. According to the report on the Sawt Beirut International website, Nasrallah’s condition recently deteriorated and he was evacuated to Tehran by an airplane sent on behalf of the Islamic Republic and which took off from the Rafiq al-Hariri International Airport in Beirut. The report, however, has not been confirmed by any other source and its reliability is unclear. Channel 2 News reported that while similar reports...
  • Europeans to Hezbullah: Just not in my backyard

    11/25/2012 11:12:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 11/25/12 | Carl In Jerusalem
    Some of you may remember the picture above and the post that went with it. The picture was taken at the train station in Bologna, Italy on August 2, 1980. I missed being there by a couple of days. Italy thought it had a deal with the PLO not to carry out terror attacks on its soil. It was wrong. The European Union is about to repeat the mistake. The EU may declare Hezbullah a designated terror organization, but only if they reach the conclusion that Hezbullah was behind the terror attack at a Bulgarian airport a few months ago....
  • Hizbullah Rockets, Meant for Jews, Now Killing Syrians

    10/20/2012 3:44:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 57 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/10/12 | Gil Ronen
    Hizbullah's rockets were meant to be used against Israel. Instead, it appears they are now being fired at Arabs. Syrian opposition forces say Hizbullah has been firing hundreds of rockets into Syria on a daily basis, and is a full participant in the Syrian civil war. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, Syrian opposition Local Coordination Committee-member, Mohamed al-Homsi, accused Hizbullah of “intervening in the fighting alongside the Syrian regime with all of its power,” adding “Hizbullah is firing its rockets – the same rockets that it claims are to fight Israel – into Syrian territory to kill Syrian people.” Al-Homsi, who...
  • Newspaper: Iran-linked operatives attempted to assassinate U.S., Israeli diplomats

    05/28/2012 4:49:17 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 15 replies
    JTA ^ | May 28, 2012 | unattributed, Washington Post
    Operatives linked to Iran tried to kill foreign diplomats, including Israelis and Americans, in at least seven countries over 13 months, the Washington Post reported. New evidence uncovered by investigators in four countries linked the assassination attempts to either Iran-backed Hezbollah militants or operatives based inside Iran, the Post reported Monday, citing U.S. and Middle Eastern security officials. The officials reportedly said that the assassination attempts stopped in early spring, when Iran began to take a softer tone with the West. Shortly after, Iranian officials formally accepted a proposal to resume negotiations with six world powers on proposals to limit...
  • The Truth Behind the New Islamic Flashpoints

    09/19/2012 9:43:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2012 | Rachel Marsden
    The CIA claims that it never saw the storm coming, but Canadian intelligence sure did. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird landed in Vladivostok, Russia, earlier this month for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and had barely stepped off the plane when he announced that Canada would be pulling its diplomats out of Iran and closing its embassy while kicking all Iranian diplomats out of Canada. At the time, some thought that maybe the minister had a few too many mini vodkas on the ride over. Several days later, when protests and embassy attacks erupted in Islamic nations, and the...
  • IDF video of Hezbullah collecting intelligence at the Lebanese border

    07/08/2012 11:34:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/9/12 | Carl in Jerusalem
    The IDF has released a video of Hezbullah collecting intelligence at Lebanon's border with Israel. The video was presented during a debriefing by Brigadier General Hartzi Halevi, Commander of the 91st Division (Galilee Formation), which is responsible for the Lebanese border sector. Let's go to the videotape.
  • There They Go Again, Those Arab Racists

    11/17/2006 5:18:23 PM PST · by Fred Nerks · 19 replies · 644+ views
    Arutz Sheva website ^ | Jul 15, '04 / 26 Tammuz 5764 | by Ariel Natan Pasko
    There they go again. The story is so old already. Arab militia or Arab army or Arab terrorist attacks non-Arab. Or was that Muslim fanatic attacks non-Muslim? This time, it's happening in Sudan. While we're sitting and talking, probably a few hundred more black Africans in Sudan have starved to death, or been brutally killed, raped, enslaved, or simply pushed off their land by 7th century Arab imperialist invaders, or more rightly "Arab settlers". Oh yes, that's right. "Arab settlers". Like the ones Saddam Hussein brought into Kurdistan - i.e., the Kurdish areas of northern Iraq - in the 1970s...
  • Defector says Iran involved in 9/11

    01/24/2004 2:37:09 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 170+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | January 24, 2004`
    An Iranian defector, Hamid Reza Zakeri, told German police that Iran was involved in the September 11th attacks, the Chicago Tribune reported. Zakeri, 28, was providing testimony in the trial of accused plotter Abdel-Ghani Mzoudi, a Moroccan student who lived in Hamburg and was friends with three of the four suicide pilots. According to the defector, the attacks were an al-Qaida/Iranian joint venture, for which ultimate responsibility lay with a man named Saif al-Adel, a Hizbullah official in Iran. The testimony was greeted with pronounced skepticism by some German intelligence officials, saying that it "looks a little bit constructed."...
  • Hezbollah in Mexico--and not arming themselves through any 'gun show loophole'

    07/19/2011 4:59:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 18 July, 2011 | Kurt Hofmann
    Business Insider bears the alarming news that the Iran-supported terrorist group Hezbollah is busy establishing a presence in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America: Islamic terrorist groups are setting up shop in Mexico and forming alarming ties with the country's brutal drug cartels, according to a 2010 internal memo from the Tucson Police Department. The memo (pdf file) referred to here was not intended for public consumption, and came to light only after the hacker group LulzSec hacked into Arizona Department of Public Safety computers. Well that's unnerving, especially given the fact that, according to the Violence Policy Center (VPC),...
  • Hizbullah drills military takeover of Beirut

    01/20/2011 12:30:02 PM PST · by mojito · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/19/2011 | Staff
    Hizbullah members and allied parties carried out a two-hour exercise early on Tuesday morning at 12 strategic points in Beirut, meant to show a potential first response to the commission findings surrounding the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri, Kuwaiti daily Al-Rai reported on Wednesday. Members of the Hizbullah and Amal Shi’ite movements participated in the drill, and were reportedly unarmed and wearing black shirts. Lebanese security officials confirmed the gatherings, which dispersed by late morning and appeared to be a show of force in the hours after a long-awaited indictment was submitted on Monday to the International...
  • Hariri tribunal: UN prosecutor issues sealed indictment

    01/17/2011 10:40:12 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies
    BBC News ^ | 1/17/11 | BBC
    The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon says its prosecutor has issued indictments for the 2005 murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The names of the accused remain confidential for now, but are widely believed to include members of the armed Shia group Hezbollah. A pre-trial judge now decides whether to issue warrants. Last week, Hezbollah and its allies brought down Lebanon's government in a dispute over the tribunal. The group, which denies any role in the killing, has dismissed the tribunal as a US and Israeli plot that is designed to discredit it. It has demanded that Lebanon cease...
  • Passport ‘rage’

    02/19/2010 5:34:58 AM PST · by SJackson · 5 replies · 680+ views
    The pigheaded refusal to acknowledge that sometimes the ends justify the means reflects Europe's moral impoverishment. Dahu Khalfan Tamim now has a world-class reputation for detective work. The head of the Dubai police swiftly determined that Hamas’s Mahmoud Mabhouh did not die of natural causes at the five-star Bustan Rotana Hotel on Jan. 20. He was assassinated. Let’s for the sake of argument grant that Israel did away with Mabhouh; that he was not killed by Iran or over some intra-Palestinian dispute, and that clues pointing to Israeli culpability are genuine. Mabhouh certainly deserved to be assassinated by Israel. Hamas...
  • Iranian Protestors tear down Hezbollah anti-Israeli banner

    09/20/2009 8:52:10 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 74 replies · 3,477+ views
    Iran: Green Movement ^ | 9/20/09 | Iran: Green Movement
    Banner reads: "Palestine a source of unity; Israel the common enemy". Iran: pro-Democracy demonstrators tear down a Hezbollah sponsored anti-Israel banner. Iranians, majority Persian, have heavily criticized the Iranian government for its foreign policy. Iranians bringing down the Hezbollah banner chanting "burn it, burn it"
  • Israel says Lebanon accountable for Hezbollah

    08/10/2009 8:00:35 AM PDT · by SmithL · 5 replies · 443+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 8/10/9 | STEVE WEIZMAN, Associated Press Writer
    <p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that his country would hold the Lebanese government responsible for any attacks on Israeli targets by the country's Hezbollah militia.</p> <p>It was the latest shot in a war of words that has been escalating since a July 14 explosion at a suspected Hezbollah arms depot near the Israeli border.</p>
  • Current Stability In North Could Be Shattered

    08/05/2009 8:40:47 AM PDT · by edpc · 5 replies · 345+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 4 Aug 2009 | JPost Staff
    The current stability in the North is "in danger," Deputy OC Northern Command Brig.-Gen. Alon Friedman was quoted by the Times as saying Tuesday, adding that the peace could "explode at any minute." Meanwhile, surveillance footage obtained by the British newspaper shows Hizbullah fighters trying to salvage rockets and other munitions from the suspected arms cache that exploded last month in southern Lebanon.
  • IDF: Hizbullah Hiding Rockets In Homes

    07/16/2009 4:49:33 AM PDT · by edpc · 6 replies · 325+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 16 July 2009 | Yaakov Katz, JPost Staff, AP
    A day after an explosion uncovered a hidden Hizbullah arms cache in southern Lebanon, the IDF's Northern Command estimated that the group had turned hundreds of homes in the area into warehouses to store short- and medium-range Katyusha rockets.
  • Hamas and Hezbollah Unite to Crush Iranian Dissidents

    06/18/2009 3:19:39 PM PDT · by Islaminaction · 22 replies · 978+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | June 18Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    As the post Iranian election protests continue in Iran, I recently asked how long will it be before the Mullahs take the gloves off? Apparently that time is not far off. Sunni terrorist group from the Palestinian Authority, Shi’ite mullahs of Iran join to crush street protests
  • ‘Secret War in Iran’ Author: Israel Tops in Spy World

    05/20/2009 7:05:07 AM PDT · by Tzvi INN.com · 21 replies · 682+ views
    Israel National News ^ | May 20. 2009 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Israel is considered number one in “human intelligence” in the Middle East and perhaps the entire world, according to “Secret War in Iran” author Dr. Ronen Bergman. The United States “has the upper hand in electronics” to gather intelligence, but Israel has the advantage in recruiting agents in the field, according to Dr. Bergman. He also revealed that the Mossad was not necessarily behind the recent spies arrested in Lebanon.
  • Israel wants to entangle Lebanon in escalating Gaza conflict - Siniora

    01/03/2009 6:31:05 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 15 replies · 643+ views
    Beirut Daily Star ^ | Saturday, January 3, 2009 | Andrew Wander
    Prime Minister Fouad Siniora warned on Friday that Israel was seeking to draw Lebanon into its intensifying conflict in Gaza, and called for Arab solidarity in the face of the Jewish state's military offensive against the coastal strip. "Israel is working on entrapping our country," Siniora told reporters after Friday prayers. "As long as the Palestinians remain united, we are capable of convincing the Muslim and Western worlds of our cause." His comments come after media speculation earlier in the week that Turkey and Egypt were planning to warn Israel that any ground invasion of Gaza could trigger a military...
  • Intel report: Hizbullah may strike in US

    12/25/2008 5:44:10 PM PST · by Flavius · 40 replies · 1,945+ views
    ap ^ | 12/25/08 | ap
    Homeland Security Threat Assessment for the years 2008-2013 says Hizbullah may foment terror attack in US if there is some kind of 'triggering' event. 'The threat of terrorism and the threat of extremist ideologies have not abated," Chertoff says Associated Press The terrorism threat to the United States over the next five years will be driven by instability in the Middle East and Africa, persistent challenges to border security and increasing Internet savvy, says a new intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press. Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks are considered the most dangerous threats that could be carried out...
  • Israel Mossad may have tried to poison Hezbullah leader Nasrallah

    10/22/2008 5:50:24 AM PDT · by drzz · 13 replies · 810+ views
    French for freedom ^ | 10 22 2008 | drzz
    According to an Iraqi website close to the Lebanese government and quoted by Israeli media, Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Shia terrorist group Hezbullah, suffered from poisoning and was saved by 15 Iranian doctors, these last days in Beirut. He would still suffer from this murder attempt. Hezbullah claimed that Israeli Mossad was involved. More than six leader from Hamas and Hezbullah had been killed since the beginning of 2008, starting with the death of well-known Imad Mughniyeh, killed in a car bomb on February 12, 2008. No one was caught and the murders remain unknown.
  • Hezbollah presence in Venzuela feared

    08/27/2008 5:41:50 PM PDT · by Flavius · 4 replies · 171+ views
    la times ^ | 8/28/08 | By Chris Kraul and Sebastian Rotella
    Western anti-terrorism officials are increasingly concerned
  • 'Hizbullah convoy likely hit in Iran'(Mossad on the job?)

    07/25/2008 12:42:02 PM PDT · by mojito · 17 replies · 301+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/25/2008 | Staff
    A mysterious explosion in a suburb of Teheran that killed 15 people last Saturday was likely an attack on a Iranian military convoy carrying arms to Hizbullah, the Telegraph reported Friday. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards imposed a news black-out immediately after the blast, but the UK newspaper reported that it looked like sabotage was responsible for destroying the convoy as it traveled through Khavarshahar. The newspaper noted that the company responsible for moving the military equipment, LTK, was owned by the Revolutionary Guards and was allegedly involved in shipping arms to Hizbullah. Last Saturday's incident was the latest in a...
  • Kowiti paper : Hezbullah about to launch war against US in Iraq

    06/06/2008 8:00:59 AM PDT · by drzz · 15 replies · 79+ views
    BLOG DRZZ ^ | 06 06 2008 | drzz
    The koweiti paper "al-Seyassah" quotes sources close to the NATO which say the Iranian-backed Hezbullah, led by Hassan Nasrallah, is heading toward launching war against US troops in Iraq. According to the paper, US troops arrested a senior Hezbullah leader in Sadr City last week. It shows that Hezbullah is organizing its arrival in the country. In the same article, Koweiti sources show that UN forces in Lebanon are not working to disarm Hezbullah, and that the islamic group has plans to defeat UN forces in case of conflict with Israel. The Hezbullah move toward Iraq is a sign Iran...
  • Hezbollah to launch attacks inside Israel if engaged in war

    Beirut - A high-ranking Hezbollah official has said the party would launch an offensive on Israel in the Palestinian territories occupied in 1948 in case the Jewish state wages a new war. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, made the statement in an interview with Syrian magazine "al-Hakika," the Iranian News Agency Fars reported. "We would not initiate war but in case they wage any war in the future ...there will be a counter attack behind the front lines...and for the first time since 1948 in Palestine itself," the official reportedly said. The Hizbullah Shura Council member also revealed...
  • Syria arrests Palestinians suspects in connection Mughniyeh assassination

    02/16/2008 11:43:51 AM PST · by ScaniaBoy · 37 replies · 584+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | February 15, 2008 | Jpost.com staff
    Syrian security forces have arrested several Palestinians suspects in connection with the assassination of Hizbullah commander Imad Mughniyeh, a Lebanese security source told Reuters on Friday. The source added that Hizbullah had appointed a successor to Mughniyeh within hours of his death in a car bomb blast in the Syrian capital.
  • Who Was Imad Mughniyeh?

    02/14/2008 8:39:43 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies · 298+ views
    The Washington Institute. ^ | February 14, 2008 | Matthew Levitt and David Schenker
    Yesterday's assassination of arch-terrorist Imad Mughniyeh was welcome news in Washington, Buenos Aires, Tel Aviv, and, albeit quietly, Beirut and Baghdad. For Hizballah and Damascus, however, the loss of Mughniyeh -- who was a brilliant military tactician, a key contact to Tehran, and a successful political leader -- is a severe blow to their ongoing activities and operations. Early Life Imad Fayez Mughniyeh, also known as Hajj Radwan, was reportedly born in south Lebanon in 1962 and became a sniper in Yasser Arafat's forces in 1976. He has been implicated in some of the most spectacular terrorist attacks of the...
  • The Jawa Report: Hizbollah in Iraq's YouTube Jihad hosted from ... Dallas

    01/10/2008 4:40:13 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 39 replies · 3,080+ views
    The Jawa Report ^ | January 10, 2008 | Jawa Report
    This is the website for "Hizbollah in Iraq": http://www.alasaeb.com/ = 67.228.114.198 Hezbollah in Iraq's website is hosted by SoftLayer Technologies in Dallas, Texas: abuse@softlayer.com The website features many videos of American and Iraqis being killed. Guess who hosts all of Hizbollah in Iraq's videos? YouTube. YouTube user "qasimhaider2007" has 21 videos. Most of them are embedded on Hizbillah in Iraq's website. User "habebalmurshid" has 24 videos, most of which are also embedded on the Hezbollah Iraq website. [...] Call me "old fashioned", but am I the only one in the room who has a problem with two American companies helping...
  • Iraq's Sadr uses lull to rebuild Army

    12/11/2007 1:56:55 AM PST · by Flavius · 19 replies · 34+ views
    csmonitor ^ | December 11, 2007 | By Sam Dagher
    Karbala, Iraq - For more than three months, the Mahdi Army has been largely silent. The potent, black-clad Iraqi Shiite force put down its guns in late August at the behest of Moqtada al-Sadr. The move has bolstered improved security in Baghdad, even though the US says some Mahdi Army splinter groups that it calls "criminals" or "extremists" have not heeded Mr. Sadr's freeze. Away from public view, however, Sadr's top aides say the anti-American cleric is anything but idle. Instead, he is orchestrating a revival among his army of loyalists entrenched in Baghdad and Shiite enclaves to the south...
  • Lebanon: Majority bloc backs Army Commander for president

    11/28/2007 1:01:16 PM PST · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 58+ views
    al Bawaba ^ | November 28 2007
    Lebanon's Parliamentary Bloc announced Wednesday that it accepts a constitutional amendment allowing the election of Army Commander Gen. Michel Suleiman president. The announcement was made by al-Moustaqbal MP Ammar Houri. It coincided with a statement issued by MP Elias Atallah, a prominent member of the March 14 alliance saying efforts are underway to amend the constitution to allow the election of Gen. Suleiman for the nation's top post. Atallah said "The election could take place either Friday or in the following few days." "Serious efforts are underway to achieve consensus on Gen. Suleiman," Atallah told Agence France Presse. "If the...
  • Links, info on the: 'Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week'

    10/25/2007 10:31:54 AM PDT · by Posting · 5 replies · 224+ views
    Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week - Terrorism Awareness Project During the week of October 22-26, 2007, the nation will be rocked by the biggest conservative campus protest ever – Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week, http://www.terrorismawareness.org/islamo-fascism-awareness-week/ Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week kicks off; Update ...Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week kicks off; Update: Just in time for IFA Week…a new bin Laden tape. http://michellemalkin.com/2007/10/22/islamo-fascism-awareness-week-kicks-off/ Interview on Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week on National Review Online, It’s Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week — the brainchild of David Horowitz, warrior for truth on American college campuses. Horowitz’s Terrorism Awareness ...http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=ZDI5NDA2YTFiMDkyZTJkYjI3NDIyMzhlOTc5MDc3ZjM= Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week Begins An open invitation to any college students who haven’t been brainwashed: email...
  • [Islam Über Alles] The First and Last Enemy: Jew-Hatred in Islam

    10/29/2007 8:15:12 PM PDT · by Posting · 12 replies · 381+ views
    americanthinker ^ | October 29, 2007
    The First and Last Enemy: Jew-Hatred in Islam The First and Last Enemy: Jew-Hatred in IslamBy Andrew G. Bostom Fawaz Damra, the former Imam of the Islamic Center of Cleveland was convicted in 2004 for lying to immigration officials about his links to the terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), and subsequently deported. Yet Damra was touted as a promoter of  interfaith dialogue even after evidence of his participation in fundraising events for the PIJ, was produced, along with a videotape of the Imam telling a crowd of Muslim supporters in 1991 that they should aim "...a rifle at the...
  • Remembering the first attack on US Forces by Islamic Fascism

    10/24/2007 9:36:06 PM PDT · by Posting · 118+ views
    whatsit2you. ^ | Oct. 24, 2007
    Remembering the first attack on US Forces by Islamic Fascism Jennifer at Now for Something Different recalls the 1983 attack on the US Marine Corps barracks in Lebanon, which stands today as the deadliest post-WWII attack on Americans overseas, and marks perhaps the first strike in the Global War on Terror.Readers know I have much profound and deep respect for President Ronald Reagan, but as a human he was certainly not above making mistakes. That he ordered our forces withdrawn instead of counter-attacking is perhaps the single, biggest mistake of his presidency. But for then Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger setting...
  • The jihadist elephant

    10/23/2007 11:33:49 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 128+ views
    JPost ^ | Sep. 25, 2007
    The jihadist elephant Jerusalem Post, Israel - Sep 25, 2007 http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1189411488287&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull ... while the greatest threat to the whole process - the rise of an Islamofascist arc from Hamas in Gaza, to Hizbullah in Lebanon, to Palestinian terror ...