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Qatar and Turkey: Toxic Allies in the Gulf by Richard Miniter (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  August 28, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2018 “Iran’s continued support of the Hezbollah terrorist organization with both financial and political assistance, as well as weapons and tactical training, deserves close examination. Western diplomats and Lebanese analysts estimate that Iranian financial support for Hezbollah averages around $100 million each year, sometimes reaching amounts closer to a quarter of a billion […]

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Argentine authorities nab terror cell funneling ‎money to Hezbollah, BY SHLOMI DIAZ AND ISRAEL HAYOM STAFF (Israel Hayom via JNS)

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 23, 2018 Argentine police arrest 14 Lebanese nationals operating in the tri-border area of‎ Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay on suspicion of counterfeiting, arms ‎trafficking and terror financing • $10 million in assets seized • Suspects linked to the Iranian-backed group. Click here for article

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Argentina Freezes Assets of Hizbullah Fundraising Network (JTA via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 17, 2018 Argentina Freezes Assets of Hizbullah Fundraising Network (JTA) Argentina has frozen the assets of the Barakat Clan – a criminal organization linked to Hizbullah operating near the border with Brazil and Paraguay. The Financial Information Unit of Argentina said Friday the Barakat Clan is involved in smuggling, falsifying of money and documents, extortion, drug trafficking, […]

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Hezbollah Faces Rising Discontent in Heartland Ahead of Election, by Sune Engel Rasmussen and Nazih Osseiran (WSJ)

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2018 Shiite group’s sending of troops to aid Syrian regime rankles those in Bekaa Valley who want jobs more than martyrs Click here for full article

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INSIDE HAMAS’S SOUTHERN LEBANON STRATEGY, by Yossi Melman (J. Post)

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Mar. 17, 2018 An attempt by the Gaza terrorist group to build a post in South Lebanon has been foiled – for now. The group that rules the Gaza movement has tried to establish in South Lebanon, which has a relatively large Palestinian population, a secret infrastructure and launching pad for attacks against Israel…. …The […]

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Trump’s Urgent Lebanon Problem By Caroline Glick (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  March 18, 2018  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 18, 2018 A liaison officer with UNIFIL who recently completed his tour of duty with the force told the French newspaper cited by the Post, “When we would detect military activities in our area, especially near the Blue Line [border with Israel], the Lebanese Army would prevent us from posting observers. It is as if those decisions […]

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The Most Unnerving Visit to the Middle East in a Long Time, by Lindsey Graham (WSJ)

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 12, 2018 In Syria and Lebanon, Iran and its proxies escalate their threats to Israel, Sunni Arabs and the U.S. Mr. Graham, a Republican, is a U.S. senator from South Carolina. Click here for article

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Report: Hizbullah Has Chemical Weapons – Gideon Kouts (Maariv-J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 8, 2018 Report: Hizbullah Has Chemical Weapons – Gideon Kouts (Maariv-Jerusalem Post) Iran is building short- to medium-range missiles in Syria with chemical warheads, and chemical weapons are already in Hizbullah’s possession, former Syrian general Zuhair al-Saqit, who heads the Center for the Detection and Monitoring of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Belgium, told Maariv. […]

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The UK Needs Another Churchill to Confront Iran, by Melanie Phillips (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  February 25, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Movies  /  No Comments

Feb. 23, 2018 Recently, there have been extraordinary scenes in cinemas throughout the United Kingdom. People have leapt to their feet in standing ovations, and grown men have been weeping. The source of the emotion? The wartime speeches of Winston Churchill in the movie, The Darkest Hour. It’s not just because of Gary Oldman’s tremendous performance […]

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UK Parliament Passes Resolution Deeming Hezbollah in Its Entirety a Terrorist Organization (The Daily Tip)

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 26, 2018 Members of Parliament on Thursday supported a non-binding resolution in the House of Commons to proscribe Hezbollah as a terrorist organization under UK terrorism legislation. There was widespread support for the move to proscribe the political wing of Hezbollah. Currently, only the military wing is defined as a terrorist organisation in UK law. The […]

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