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Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as Lebanon grapples with its past and present, writes Kareem Shaheen.

Imad Mughniyeh was one of Hezbollah's most well-known commanders.

Iran foils 'Israeli, Arab' plot to assassinate Qassem Soleimani

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Iran foils 'Israeli, Arab' plot to assassinate Qassem Soleimani

Qassem Soleimani, the architect of Iran's regional entrenchment, has been one of the most influential commanders of the Revolutionary Guard.

Drone down: Syrian-Israeli tensions escalate in flash-point Golan Heights

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Drone down: Syrian-Israeli tensions escalate in flash-point Golan Heights

Since Friday Israel and Syria have engaged in a number of tit-for-tat cross-border attacks with accompanying rhetoric from both sides ...

Aleppo is 'the greatest battle' in Syria, says Nasrallah

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Aleppo is 'the greatest battle' in Syria, says Nasrallah

Commemorating the death of a Hizballah commander killed in Syria, Hassan Nasrallah vowed to increase the group's presence in Aleppo by sending ...

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Was Qassem Soleimani in Beirut over the weekend?

Pro-Iranian media have claimed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, who has not been seen in public since he was reportedly injured in November, was in Beirut on Saturday

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Hizballah says jihadists, not Israel, killed commander in Syria

Hizballah's top military commander in Syria, Mustafa Badreddine, was killed in artillery fire by Islamist extremists, the militant group has ...

Karim Traboulsi

Hizballah's hands tied as it suffers 'fatal blow'

Analysis: How can Hizballah respond if Israel is involved in the killing of top commander Mustafa Badreddine? Given recent losses in Syria, ...

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Israel 'not involved' in killing of Hizballah commander

While Israel has not officially commented on the assassination of Hizballah's top military commander in Syria, Israeli media have had plenty to ...

Senior Hizballah military commander killed in Syria

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Senior Hizballah military commander killed in Syria

Hizballah commander Mustafa Badreddine, thought to have been the head of group's military wing, has been killed by an Israeli airstrike in ...

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Meir Dagan, Israel's spymaster and assassin-in-chief, dies aged 71

The former Mossad chief, responsible for 'special operations' against 'foreign terrorists', was a fierce critic of Netanyahu's plan to attack ...

Hizballah destroys Israeli patrol in retaliation for Kuntar's killing

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Hizballah destroys Israeli patrol in retaliation for Kuntar's killing

An Israeli army patrol was destroyed on Monday near the southern Lebanese border by a cell named after a Hizballah member assassinated in ...

Israel should be 'worried' says Hizballah chief

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Israel should be 'worried' says Hizballah chief

Israel 'miscalculated' by killing prominent Hizballah member Samir Kuntar last week and retaliation for his death was 'inevitable', whatever the ...

Unanswered questions over the assassination of Samir Kantar

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Unanswered questions over the assassination of Samir Kantar

Israel almost certainly did kill former Lebanese prisoner Samir Kantar despite Tel Aviv predictable reticence, and now the region waits to see ...

Israeli airstrike on Damascus kills longest-serving Arab prisoner

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Israeli airstrike on Damascus kills longest-serving Arab prisoner

'The dean of Lebanese prisoners' Samir Kuntar, who was released in a prisoner swap in 2008, was killed in an Israeli airstrike on a building in ...

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Saudi Arabia places Hizballah leaders under sanctions for 'terrorism'

Riyadh has imposed sanctions on Hizballah members and institutions that engage in business with the party or conduct operations at its behest across the Middle East, the Interior Ministry said.

Farah al-Zaman Shawki

Iran's casualties in Syria: Senior commanders and Afghan militiamen

Analysis: As Iranian involvement in Syria appears to escalate, Farah al-Zaman Shawki tallies reports of Iranian casualties from Tehran's news ...

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Arms cache find in Kuwait raises Shia militancy fears

The discovery of a huge arms dump near the Iraqi border, reportedly hidden by a Hizballah cell, followed the arrest of three men.

Nader Foz

Inside the political chasm paralysing Lebanese politics

Analysis: Lebanon's Future Movement and Hizballah have agreed to disagree about everything of substance.

Mossad mole 'thwarted Hizballah plot to assassinate Olmert'

Thaer Ghandour

Mossad mole 'thwarted Hizballah plot to assassinate Olmert'

Israeli agent infiltrated Hizballah and stopped several attempts to avenge the assassination of a top commander, according to sources close to ...

Vijay Prashad

On the conspiracies of car bombs

Comment: The region often falls victim to a conspiracy of bombings, some targeting individuals, some to spread fear. But standards of ...

Israel media braces country for Hizballah attack

Saleh al-Naami

Israel media braces country for Hizballah attack

Commentators say an attack is imminent from Shia group after Israel bombs destroyed a Hizballah-Iranian convoy travelling through Syrian side of ...

To strike or not to strike: Israel's electoral calculus

Jonathan Cook

To strike or not to strike: Israel's electoral calculus

The killing of commanders from Lebanese Hizballah and an Iranian general in the Golan by Israel may shore up support for Netanyahu before the ...

Israel boosts defence as Hizballah buries its dead

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Israel boosts defence as Hizballah buries its dead

Israel was on high alert Tuesday as crowds attended funerals of Hizballah fighters killed Sunday along with an Iranian commander by an Israeli ...

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