naqd politics

الوسم: hezbollah

Who is Saleh Al-Arouri, whom Israel assassinated in Beirut?

Who is Saleh Al-Arouri, whom Israel assassinated in Beirut?

At 6:00 PM, in Maawad Commercial Market, on the road leading to Hadi Nasrallah’s highway, and on the second day of the new year, Israel targeted and assassinated the deputy leader of Hamas and the…

Deterrence: Iran’s return on its Hezbollah investment

Deterrence: Iran’s return on its Hezbollah investment

Since the liberation of southern Lebanon from Israeli occupation in 2000, Hezbollah, the Islamic resistance in Lebanon has leveraged its imposed role as the cornerstone of the country’s defense strategy, bolstered by its deep ties…

US sanctions economist Hassan Moukalled for ‘facilitating Hezbollah activities’

US sanctions economist Hassan Moukalled for ‘facilitating Hezbollah activities’

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Tuesday designated several individuals and associated entities accused of “facilitating financial activities for Hezbollah.” “At the center of this network is Lebanese…

Comedy vs. “Hezb”: The Battle for Free Expression

Comedy vs. “Hezb”: The Battle for Free Expression

In Lebanon, the line between comedy and censorship is a thin one, as Feras Hatoum is currently discovering. He produces a show that portrays a satire of the Other Shiaa: He who is free, libertarian,…

Irish peacekeeper killed in hezbollah’s area

Irish peacekeeper killed in hezbollah’s area

An Irish peacemaker was killed and 3 were wounded by gunfire against convoy of UNIFIL forces in Lebanon yesterday, in Aqabiya, southern Lebanon, an area controlled by “Hizbollah”. Every time UNIFIL patrols are aimed at…