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  • A wounded Lebanese man is carried from the site of an explosion in a suburb of Beirut on Wednesday. A blast in a Shiite district in southern Beirut killed several people Wednesday, security officials said. Twin suicide bombings killed at least six people. (Associated press)

    Al Qaeda affiliate targets Hezbollah in Beirut

    Al Qaeda's franchise in Lebanon claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the capital, Beirut, on Wednesday, and said the attack was in response to the role of Iran-backed Hezbollah militants in the war in Syria.

  • ** FILE ** In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, center, waves to his supporters, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

    Hezbollah to EU: Label Israel's IDF a terror group

    Just two days after the European Union voted to label the military wing of Hezbollah as a terror organization, the leader of the Shiite group asked the EU — why isn't Israel's military classified similarly?

  • A Lebanese policeman speaks on his phone as he stands at a damaged balcony where a rocket struck an apartment in a building in the Chiyah district south of Beirut on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Rockets that slammed into two Hezbollah stronghold neighborhoods wounded at least four people. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

    2 rockets hit Hezbollah strongholds in Lebanon

    A pair of rockets slammed into a car dealership and a residential building in strongholds of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group in Beirut on Sunday, wounding four people in a new sign that Syria's civil war is increasingly rattling its fragile neighbor.

  • ** FILE ** In this image from video broadcast on Syrian state television Wednesday, April 17, 2013, President Bashar Assad speaks during an interview. (AP Photo/Syrian State TV via AP video

    Hezbollah helping prop up Syrian regime in fight with rebels

    The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement on Tuesday publicly acknowledged for the first time that fighters from the group were aiding the Syrian regime in its bloody war with armed rebel groups.

  • An Israeli army helicopter lands in an open area as soldiers search for the remains of a drone in the Negev in southern Israel on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Yehuda Lachiani)

    Hezbollah says it sent drone over Israel

    The leader of Hezbollah claimed responsibility Thursday for launching the drone aircraft that entered Israeli airspace earlier this week, a rare and provocative move by the Lebanese militants at a time of soaring regional tensions.

  • Sheik challenges Hezbollah

    On a main road connecting the Lebanese capital with the south, Sheik Ahmad Assir kneels under a blazing sun to pray and then sits down with supporters at his anti-Hezbollah protest camp and launches into a new tirade against Lebanon's most powerful and well-armed force.

  • Shadi Mawlawi (center), a Lebanese critic of the Syrian regime who was accused of belonging to a terrorist group, is carried on his friends' shoulders as they celebrate his release from jail in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon, on Tuesday. Earlier this month, his arrest set off several days of clashes. (Associated Press)

    Lebanese Shiites kidnapped in Syria

    Syrian rebels kidnapped 12 Lebanese Shiites in northern Syria on Tuesday, fueling fears that Lebanon is getting drawn into the chaos next door, security officials said.

  • This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed May 22, 2012, purports to show U.N. observers being welcomed in Idlib, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

    Hezbollah appeals for calm after Syria kidnapping

    The leader of Lebanon's Shiite militant group Hezbollah appealed for calm Tuesday after people blocked roads and burned tires in Beirut to protest the kidnapping of 11 Lebanese Shiites in neighboring Syria.

  • Assange interviews Hezbollah leader in TV premiere

    The opening episode of Julian Assange's new talk show featured an interview with militant leader Hassan Nasrallah, whose Syria-backed Hezbollah militia is considered a terrorist organization in the United States and Europe.

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