The group wanted to show any Israeli air strike would be responded to in "the appropriate and proportional way," says leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah.
The country’s political structure is based on a delicate balance among different ethnicities and sects, and the deep economic crisis might favour the Iran-backed group.
The Palestinian resistance group and the Lebanese Shia armed group have had long-standing ties and the recent violence in Gaza might have helped to strengthen their connections.
The meeting took place at an undisclosed location and discussed "the dangers to the Palestinian cause" including "Arab plans for normalisation" with Israel.
Rafik Hariri's son Saad says his family accepts the UN-backed tribunal's verdict but expects Hezbollah to pay a price. The ruling comes some 15 years after the Lebanese prime minister's assassination.
Just as the explosion has permanently altered Beirut’s urban landscape, so has it made clear the monumental shifts in the country’s political dynamics.
Tensions are high after the Israeli killing of Hezbollah members in Syria and reports of an attempted assault on Israeli positions near the Lebanese border.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
New claims surrounding the death of a prominent Hezbollah commander shed light on the shifting ground realities in Syria and the region.
The downing of the Ukrainian airliner, a harsh crackdown on protests and a drastic vetting system could mean Iranians stay home in large numbers on election day.
US-Iranian absolutism could have been mitigated had the European Union and the United Nations shown some teeth over the last two years
Once a force above Lebanon’s day-to-day politics, Hezbollah finds itself bogged down defending a political system that many in Lebanon view as not fit for purpose.
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