Latest Hezbollah News

Germany carries out raids and bans a group accused of links to Iran and support for Hezbollah

Jul. 24, 2024 04:50 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Wednesday banned an organization accused of being an “outpost” of Iran's theocracy, promoting the ideology of its leadership and supporting Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group. Police raided 53 properties around the country, including a prominent mosque...

Lebanon's Hezbollah fires dozens of rockets at Israeli kibbutz after drone strike wounds civilians

Jul. 20, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said that its fighters fired dozens of rockets into northern Israel on Saturday, targeting a kibbutz for the first time in nine months in retaliation for an Israeli drone strike earlier in the day that wounded several people including children. ...

The Latest | Israeli politician's visit to a Jerusalem holy site threatens Gaza cease-fire talks

Jul. 18, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

Israel’s far-right national security minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, visited Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site on Thursday, a move that threatened negotiations to end the 9-month-old war in Gaza. Hours later, Netanyahu made a surprise visit to troops in the southern Gaza Strip,...

Spain and Germany arrest 4 people for supplying Hezbollah with parts for drones used against Israel

Jul. 18, 2024 07:34 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Three people were arrested in Spain and one more in Germany on suspicion of belonging to a network that supplied the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah with parts to build kamikaze drones that would have been used in attacks in northern Israel, Spanish authorities said Thursday. ...

Shiite Muslims in Lebanon and Iraq commemorate Ashoura, marking the death of Imam Hussein

Jul. 17, 2024 22:22 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Shiite Muslims Wednesday in Lebanon and Iraq commemorated Ashoura, marking the 7th-century death of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith, while paying tribute to Palestinians as the Israel-Hamas war entered its 10th month and tensions heightened...

German authorities arrest a Lebanese man accused of procuring drone components for Hezbollah

Jul. 15, 2024 10:32 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A Lebanese man accused of being a member of the Hezbollah militant group and procuring drone components that were to be exported for use in attacks against Israel has been arrested in Germany, prosecutors said Monday. The suspect, identified only as Fadel Z. in line...

An Israeli strike in Syria kills a former bodyguard of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader, official says

Jul. 09, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — An Israeli strike in Syria on Tuesday killed a former bodyguard of the leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, an official with the group said. An Israeli man and woman were killed in a retaliatory Hezbollah strike on Israel. Hours earlier, an Israeli drone...

Former bodyguard of Hezbollah leader killed in Israeli strike over Syria, says Hezbollah official

Jul. 09, 2024 09:52 AM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Former bodyguard of Hezbollah leader killed in Israeli strike over Syria, says Hezbollah official.

Hezbollah fires over 200 rockets into Israel after killing of senior commander

Jul. 04, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese Hezbollah group said it launched over 200 rockets on Thursday at several military bases in Israel in retaliation for a strike that killed one of its senior commanders. The attack by the Iran-backed militant group was one of the largest in the monthslong...

Fires have become the most visible sign of the conflict heating up on the Lebanon-Israel border

Jul. 04, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

CHEBAA, Lebanon (AP) — With cease-fire talks faltering in Gaza and no clear offramp for the conflict on the Lebanon-Israel border, the daily exchanges of strikes between Hezbollah and Israeli forces have sparked fires that are tearing through forests and farmland on both sides of the frontline. ...