Hezbollah controls the majority of cannabis plantations across Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley and the government is unable to do much about it.
The assassination took place on the anniversary of the 1998 attacks on the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
The focus of both sides is the oil and gas discoveries in the territorial waters which are under dispute.
“They are preparing operational plans in anticipation of the next war,” warned Maj. (res.) Tal Beeri, director of Alma’s research department, who tells JNS that Hezbollah is deeply embedded among Syrian military’s forces, using their bases to gather intelligence and prepare military attack plans.
This is not the first time the Iranian proxy group has attempted to carry out operations with drones in Israeli territory.
It is unclear if this a negotiating tactic on Lebanon's part, or their puppet-master Iran and its proxy Hezbollah are attempting to derail the negotiations and ensure the destruction of Lebanon.
During a visit to the north of the country to observe a large-scale IDF drill, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz also signaled optimism about eventual peace between Israel and Lebanon.
Video footage online shows a group of Houthi militia members receiving training in the vicinity of a port in Hodeidah.
The U.S. State Department’s Rewards for Justice program is seeking “information on the activities, networks and associates of Hezbollah that form a part of its financial support.”
"A ban . . . is imposed on Hezbollah members for whom there are data or there are reasonable grounds to believe that their activities support terrorism."
Israeli leaders have repeatedly declared that they will not tolerate an Iranian threat on its northern border with Syria .
“This represents the toughest sanctions on Hezbollah ever proposed by Congress,” said Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.).
Turns out you need more than one hour to evacuate a Precision Guided Missile (PGM) manufacturing site, so Hezbollah hoped the reporters just wouldn't notice. Well... we did.
As fast as Hezbollah prepared, they couldn't hide all the evidence in time...
"The State of Israel and the IDF in particular are monitoring these sites ... and are very knowledgeable in regard to the PGM project. They will continue to extensively operate against it."
"Here is where the next explosion could take place... the Beirut neighborhood of Janah, right next to the international airport. And here, Hezbollah is keeping a secret arms depot..., a meter away from a gas company."
Macron also said he would look at “concerted sanctions” against Lebanese leaders if necessary.
Images from Lebanese news media show clouds of dark smoke rising from the structure. The cause of the blast is not yet known.
The fourth and final Hezbollah corporate structure is in the United States.
In August 2020, Yasmin Jaber, a female resident of the Old City who works at the Hebrew U. National Library, was arrested on suspicion that she had been recruited by Hezbollah.
“You can’t allow Iran to have more money, power and arms, and at the same time try to disconnect Hezbollah from the disasters it provoked in Lebanon,” says the U.S. secretary of state.
“The attack intended to weaken missile production in Syria, probably for Hezbollah, by harming its crucial elements,” says ImageSat International.
Both Germany and Lithuania had already designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization earlier this year.
Several videos on social media show thick black smoke raging from the port area.
Americans who engage in transactions with them would risk being hit with secondary sanctions.
With sanctions, America seeks to leverage reform in Lebanon, including ensuring that Hezbollah no longer has a grip on the government.
Haniyeh is in Lebanon in an attempt to "shore up the Arab and Islamic stance toward Israel" which has been skewing in favor of the United Arab Emirates' “full normalization of relations” with the Jewish State.
The dangerous chemical was stored in four containers outside the port.
For many Lebanese, the state's failure to deliver electricity in a reliable fashion is the most obvious representation of its being a failed state – like Gaza, but with Hezbollah instead of Hamas.
Syrian air defenses were deployed in response to the attack.