The European Union's decision to blacklist Hizbullah's armed wing means it would share responsibility for any Israeli attack against Lebanon or the party, Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday.
"These (European) states have made themselves fully responsible for any Israeli attack on Lebanon or Lebanon's resistance (Hizbullah) or any target of the resistance," Nasrallah said in a televised speech during an iftar banquet organized by the Women's Committee of the Islamic Resistance Support Association.Full Story
The head of the Lebanese Option Party, Ahmed al-Asaad, called the killer of the student committee official “a beast,” holding Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and Lebanese authorities responsible for his murder and claiming that he had received a death threat.
Holding a photo of Hizbullah members wielding batons and assaulting protesters, al-Asaad pointed to one of them, saying: “We believe he is the beast who killed Hashem Salman.”Full Story
Two people were wounded on Friday as nine rockets fire from Syrian territory landed in the Bekaa city of Baalbek, shortly after Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah vowed in a speech to put an end to rocket attacks against the Baalbek-Hermel region.
“Five rockets fired from the Syrian side of the border fell on the Baalbek area of al-Kayyal,” state-run National News Agency reported.Full Story
Former prime minister Saad Hariri snapped back on Friday at Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, accusing him of replacing the entire Lebanese state with “Hizbullah's Shura Council.”
Nasrallah “showed skill in exploiting the pains of those who were wounded in the confrontations with the Israeli enemy to cover up for the involvement in fighting against large segments of the Syrian people,” Hariri said in a statement issued by his press office only hours after a speech by Nasrallah marking the Wounded Resistance Fighter Day.Full Story
Hizbullah announced on Sunday that entering the occupied Galilee region in northern Israel is still possible, despite the current Syrian crisis and the party's involvement in it.
"Despite the Syrian crisis and despite political and media pressures, the resistance today is at the highest levels of readiness,” declared top Hizbullah official Sheikh Nabil Qaouq during an event commemorating the one-week passing of Hizbullah fighter in Syria Hasan Ali Zahreddine in the southern town of Mais al-Jabal.Full Story
A meeting held between Caretaker Premier Najib Miqati and Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has encouraged Miqati to call for a national dialogue to resolve the country’s political and security problems, high-ranking sources said.
The sources told pan-Arab daily al-Hayat published Sunday that the meeting, which was held three weeks ago, was aimed at restoring ties between Miqati and Hizbullah.Full Story
Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah will make a televised speech on Saturday on the occasion of Liberation Day at a time when his party's involvement in the Syrian war is drawing largescale local and international condemnation.
Political sources expected Nasrallah to snap back at the parties that have expressed frustration at Hizbullah's support for the Syrian army against the rebels mainly in the town of al-Qusayr.Full Story
Hizbullah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah is scheduled to make a televised appearance on Tuesday night.
Hizbullah's al-Manar television said that his speech, set for 8:30, will tackle the latest political developments.Full Story
Hizbullah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Wednesday called for endorsing an electoral law based on proportional representation and a single electoral district, warning that some parties are seeking sectarian strife between Sunnis and Shiites in Lebanon.
“There is an alternative that addresses all the reservations voiced over the Orthodox Gathering law and we will work in a very serious manner for this alternative choice, although the Orthodox law will remain on the table,” said Nasrallah in a televised address he made to comment on the latest developments.Full Story
Hizbullah issued a statement on Tuesday denying reports that the party's leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has been transferred to Iran for treatment after falling ill.
"Nasrallah is in good health and he did not leave the country,” the statement said.Full Story