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A successful conviction in the ongoing trial of a suspected Hezbollah operative in Peru could help authorities “unravel the network of operatives and supporters that Hezbollah has erected throughout the country,” an expert on international terrorism wrote in Foreign Affairs on Wednesday. Mohammad Hamdar was detained in Lima in the fall of 2014 and tested positive...

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The strike last Friday on a military airport near Damascus was likely the latest salvo in Israel’s attempt to prevent Hezbollah from obtaining highly-accurate Iranian surface-to-surface missiles, Ynet military analyst Ron Ben Yishai wrote Tuesday. The targeted airport is a known drop-off point for missiles delivered from Iran by cargo planes,...

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Syria’s army has accused Israel of conducting an overnight strike on a military airport near the capital Damascus, threatening repercussions. Syrian army command claimed that the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus was struck by rockets fired from near Lake Kinneret in northern Israel just after midnight. A statement by...

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Having effectively taken over the Lebanese cabinet in late December, the terrorist group Hezbollah appears to be on its way to completely controlling the country’s political arena, David Daoud, a research analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, wrote in Newsweek on Thursday “Hezbollah is seizing the state’s institutions one...

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In one of his final acts in office on December 30, outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon submitted a confidential report to the UN Security Council alleging that Iran may have violated an international arms embargo by smuggling weapons to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Reuters reported Sunday. The report also contains...

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The newly appointed vice president of Venezuela is suspected by American intelligence of drug smuggling as well as close ties to Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah, Business Insider reported Thursday. The appointment of Tareck El Aissami, formerly the governor of Aragua state, means that if he could become the country’s president if the increasingly-embattled...

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The former head of Israel’s military intelligence on Monday presented the country’s president with an annual security assessment, which highlights Hezbollah as the country’s most potent threat. Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin presented President Reuven Rivlin with the strategic assessment for 2016 – 2017 on behalf of the Institute for...

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Lebanon’s parliament on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a national unity government, which includes representatives of the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah. Lawmakers voted 87 in favor, four against and one abstention, to approve Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri’s cabinet. He had presented the 30-member cabinet earlier this month, having been asked...

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In July 2006, Israel fought a bitter defensive war against the Lebanese Islamist organization Hezbollah. The hostilities, which saw thousands of rockets fired at Israel by Hezbollah terrorists, as well as the displacement of nearly 500,000 Israelis from their homes, ended one month later with a United Nations-brokered cease-fire. Hezbollah...

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Hezbollah fighters in Syria are using American military vehicles and weapon systems originally given to the Lebanese army, Haaretz reported Wednesday. A senior IDF officer told Haaretz that Israel has provided the United States with evidence, including photographs, showing that Hezbollah is using American armored personnel carriers (APCs) in its fight to prop...

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