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Al Nusrah Front video features captured members of Lebanese security forces

The Al Nusrah Front is using hostages from Lebanon's security forces in its anti-Hezbollah propaganda. Al Nusrah, an official branch of al Qaeda, is attempting to pressure Hezbollah into withdrawing its forces from Syria.


Hezbollah 'trainer' killed during fighting in northern Iraq

Hezbollah, which helped establish Shia terror groups in Iraq beginning in 2005, said that Ibrahim al Hajj, a trainer, was killed while "performing his jihadi duties" in Tal Afar.


Al Qaeda-affiliated groups claim credit for joint attack on Hezbollah

The Abdullah Azzam Brigades and the Al Nusrah Front in Lebanon have claimed credit for joint rocket attacks on Hezbollah "strongholds" in Hermel, Lebanon. The attacks are part of the spillover from the war in Syria.


Israeli navy intercepts Iranian weapons shipment headed for Gaza

Today's operation marks at least the fourth time since 2002 that Israel has publicly announced that its forces had intercepted a sea-based Iranian weapons smuggling attempt.


Syrian troops, Hezbollah fighters kill foreign jihadists in ambush

More than 170 Islamist fighters from the Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic Front are reported to have been killed in an ambush outside of Damascus. "Most of them [were] Saudis, Qataris and Chechens," Syrian television claimed.


Abdullah Azzam Brigades launches double suicide attack on Iranian cultural center in Beirut

The al Qaeda-linked group threatened further attacks against Iran and Hezbollah if their forces are not withdrawn from Syria and jihadists are not freed from Lebanese prisons.


Al Nusrah Front launches another suicide attack in Lebanon

The Al Nusrah Front, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham continue to target Hezbollah in Lebanon.


Al Nusrah Front suicide bomber kills 5 in attack on Hezbollah

AL Qaeda-affiliated groups are stepping up attacks on Hezbollah and Iranian interests in Lebanon as the Syrian civil war rages.


Emir of Abdullah Azzam Brigades detained in Lebanon

Majid.jpgMajid bin Muhammad al Majid, a Saudi jihadist who leads the al Qaeda-associated Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is thought to have been captured last month.


Treasury designates 4 members of Hezbollah's leadership

The Treasury Department issued designations against four Hezbollah operatives for their role in a variety of terror activities across the Middle East. At least one of those designated is a member of Hezbollah's Political Council.


Al Nusrah Front and Ansar al Khilafah seize town near Aleppo, execute Syrian soldiers

Both groups claimed credit for overrunning the Syrian military and Hezbollah in Khan al Asal, a town where chemical weapons are reported to have been used in the past.


Names of Hezbollah terrorists linked to Burgas attack released

Burgas Hezbollah Suspects - Meliad Farah & Hassan El Hajj Hassan.jpgBulgarian authorities today revealed the names and photos of two Hezbollah operatives believed to have been part of the Burgas terror attack last July. The two men are thought to be living in southern Lebanon.


EU adds Hezbollah's military wing to terror list

European Union foreign ministers today reached a unanimous decision to designate the military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. In the past, the terror group has denied that Hezbollah has separate political and military wings.


'313 Brigade' claims car bombing that targeted Hezbollah in Beirut

The 313 Brigade shares the same name as an al Qaeda military formation that is based in Pakistan.


Treasury designates Hezbollah operatives in West Africa

The Treasury Department designated four Hezbollah operatives based in West Africa. The operatives are said to have helped Hezbollah in its recruitment and fundraising efforts, among other activities.


Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of establishing terror network in Latin America

Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who investigated the 1994 AMIA bombing, issued a 500-page document that accused Iran of establishing terror networks throughout Latin America since the 1980s.


Israel reportedly strikes multiple targets in Syria in recent days

The Israeli Air Force is suspected of being behind two recent airstrikes in Syria. One of the strikes targeted Fateh-110 surface-to-surface missiles at a Damascus airport, while the other allegedly targeted a research center in Jamraya that was also targeted in January.


Israeli Air Force intercepts Hezbollah drone off coast of Israel

The Israeli Air Force intercepted a drone, which it said belonged to Hezbollah, off the coast of Israel near Haifa. This is the second such interception of a Hezbollah drone by Israel in seven months.


Senior IRGC official killed in Syria 'was no less than Mughniyah'

Hassan Shateri, who was recently killed in Syria, served as a senior official in the IRGC. He also had close ties with Hezbollah, a group he greatly aided during his time in Lebanon.


New details on Burgas attack emerge as search intensifies for those responsible

Officials from several countries are said to be trying to find two members of Hezbollah alleged to be behind the Burgas terror attack. Meanwhile, new details on the attack have been released by those involved in the investigation.
 
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