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US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on three leaders of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for their alleged role in aiding the Syrian government in its crackdown ... Read more...

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Hezbollah denies having chemical weapons


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah has no chemical weapons, but enough missiles to inflict a considerable damage on Israel in case of an assault, the group's ... Read more...

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Police guarding Lebanese envoy’s house in Syria killed


September 5th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Armed men abducted and "brutally killed" two Syrian policemen guarding the residence of the Lebanese ambassador to Damascus, according to Lebanese newspaper As Safir.The police officers ... Read more...

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UN extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)The UN Security Council has extended its peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year by unanimously adopting a resolution Thursday.The resolution extends the mandate of ... Read more...

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Syrian TV denies intelligence chief’s murder


August 27th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pro-government Syrian TV channel, al-Dunya, has denied media reports that said Jamil Hassan, head of Syria's air force intelligence, had been assassinated.Citing Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered helped Iran hide $250 bn: US


August 7th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The US has accused Britain's Standard Chartered bank of hiding 160 billion pounds (nearly $250 billion) of transfers that helped finance Iran's nuclear weapons programme.New York ... Read more...

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Iran rejects Israeli accusations over Bulgaria blast


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Thursday rejected Israeli claims of Tehran's involvement in Wednesday's bus blast in Bulgaria which killed six Israelis.Iran's Al-Alam TV channel said Iranian Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Israel on alert for Syrian weapons


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel is concerned that the Lebanese Hezbollah movement will try to get hold of Syrian army arsenal, including missiles and chemical weapons, Defence Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister killed in Damascus bombing


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha was killed in a suicide bombing in Damascus Wednesday, just hours before a crucial UN vote on the violence-plagued Middle ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists may get hold of Syrian chemical weapons’


June 12th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons may end up in the hands of terrorists as the ruling regime and anti-government forces continue fierce fighting, an ... Read more...

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Iran sends troops to Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) Iran has sent its troops to help the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad fight opposition forces, a senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards ... Read more...

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Assange interviews Hezbollah chief on Russian channel


April 18th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange kicked off his new career as an interviewer on a Kremlin-funded TV channel by hosting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah for a ... Read more...

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Israel worried over Syrian missiles to Hezbollah


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has supplied Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah militia with advanced Russia-made anti-aircraft missile systems, which could jeopardise Israel's aerial supremacy in the region, an Israeli media ... Read more...

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India probing Iran’s Quds Force link to attack on Israelis


March 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Iran's secretive Quds Force or West Asian terror groups may have been behind the terror bombing on an Israeli embassy car last month, investigators said ... Read more...

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Nine held in Italy for links with Turkish Hezbollah


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine people have been arrested in Italy for alleged links with Sunni Islamic militant group Turkish Hezbollah and for running an illegal immigration ring, media reports ... Read more...

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HuJi link to Delhi attack on Israelis?


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Investigators probing the Feb 13 bombing on an Israeli embassy car are tracking a possible Bangladeshi terror link to the attack blamed by Israel ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... Read more...

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Iran denies role in Israel embassy car explosion


February 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran Monday rubbished Israeli accusations about its alleged involvement in attacks on Israeli personnel in India and Georgia, saying they are "untrue and sheer lies.""Any ... Read more...

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Hezbollah link to Israeli car blast?


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tel Aviv, Feb 13 (IANS) Even as India launched a probe into a blast in a car belonging to the Israeli embassy here, media reports in Israel speculated that ... Read more...

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Publisher regrets suggesting Obama assassination


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) A Jewish newspaper columnist has apologised for suggesting that Israel assassinate US President Barack Obama.Andrew Adler wrote that ordering Obama's assassination could be one of ... Read more...

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Terorrist groups using Facebook for recruitment


January 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 10 (IANS) Terrorist groups, blacklisted by the US, are relying on Facebook to urge users to join and support Hezbollah, Hamas and other militant groups."Today, about ... Read more...

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Publication of ‘ISI-damning’ Gitmo dossiers has ‘put cat among pigeons’: Pak Editorial


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The publication of classified Guantanamo dossiers that were shown bracketing Pakistan's premier spy agency- the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- with al-Qaeda, Hamas, Hezbollah and other international militant networks, has ... Read more...

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ISI operations have full support of Pak Govt: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has defended the Inter-Services Intelligence in the backdrop of the spy agency's recent criticism by US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral ... Read more...

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ISI denies links with militants as claimed in Guantanamo dossiers


April 26th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has denied claims made against it in the Guantanamo dossiers, saying that it has no links whatsoever with militants.The US military classified Pakistan's premium ... Read more...

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Latest WikiLeaks cables reveal Israel’s alliances and worst fears


April 8th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): The latest Wikileaks cables show an intimate co-operation between US and Israeli intelligence organisations and also give a detailed insight on Israel's military analyses of its other enemies and ... Read more...

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India sends planes, ships to evacuate nationals from Libya (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) India has begun evacuating its citizens early Saturday from violence-stricken Libya, sending two Air India planes to its capital Tripoli while three Indian Navy ships set sail ... Read more...

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Hezbollah might attack Israeli target to help Iran: Israel


February 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): The Northern Command of the Israel Defence Force (IDF) believes Iran may initiate an attack against Tel Aviv if it feels under pressure due to anti-government protests.It said ... Read more...

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Hezbollah congratulates Egyptian people


February 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah Friday congratulated Egyptians on their "historic victory" following President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down.Hezbollah congratulated the "great people of Egypt on this historic ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militants among fugitives who fled Egypt prisons


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has said that Al Qaeda militants and operatives from other armed organisations were among the prisoners that managed to escape from the country's ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s appointment Suleiman as VP likely to appease military, not people: Analysts


January 30th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan 30 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak step to chose the country's intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as the Vice President is viewed by many analysts as a move to appease the ... Read more...

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UN calls on new Lebanese government to cooperate with Special Tribunal over former PM murder


January 29th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday called for the recently designated Lebanese government to cooperate with the Special Tribunal trying suspects over the murder of former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Lebanese man resentenced to 30 years in prison for supporting Hezbollah


January 28th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Lebanese man on Thursday was resentenced to 30 years in prison for providing material support to Hezbollah in Charlotte, North Carolina, prosecutors informed.Mohamad Youssef Hammoud, ... Read more...

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Palestinian distrust of Iran revealed in leaked papers


January 27th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tried to persuade a Palestinian businessman to contribute millions of dollars to a radio station for the Iranian opposition after the country's disputed presidential elections ... Read more...

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Riots erupt in Lebanon after designation of Hezbollah’s Mikati as PM


January 26th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- Riots and protests on Tuesday erupted after Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman designated Najib Mikati as Prime Minsiter designate, the state-run National News Agency reported.Many demonstrators have been ... Read more...

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Israel should not panic over a Hezbollah run Lebanon: Experts


January 25th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.25 (ANI): Analysts have said that there is no immediate need for Israel to be alarmed over the prospect of a Lebanese government being backed by its worst enemy, the Hezbollah.Professor ... Read more...

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