Posts Tagged ‘hezbollah’

US to Iraq: Review case of acquitted militant

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this July 2, 2007 file photo, Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Bergner, the U.S. military spokesman speaks during a press conference, near a poster of a senior Lebanese Hezbollah operative Ali Mussa Daqduq in Baghdad, Iraq. An Iraqi appeals court has ordered the release of a Hezbollah commander who has been cleared of masterminding a deadly 2007 attack on U.S. soldiers, but officials say the White House is pushing Baghdad to keep him locked up. (AP Photo/Wathiq Khuzaie, Pool, File)The White House has asked Iraq to review the case of a Hezbollah commander who was accused of masterminding a 2007 attack that killed five American soldiers or hand him over to the United States, a senior Obama administration official said Thursday, though two Iraqi courts have declared him not guilty.

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"How would you characterize your role in the transfer of Hezbollah terrorist Ali Musa Daqduq from U.S. to Iraqi custody?"

June 13th, 2012 Comments off

Prosecutors seek to expand Hariri indictment (AP)

March 2nd, 2012 Comments off

A convoy escorting a Red Cross ambulance believed to be carrying injured French journalist Edith Bouvier is seen arriving at Beirut international airport, where a plane is preparing to fly her home, March 2, 2012. French journalists Bouvier and William Daniels, who were trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, were on Thursday evacuated to Lebanon, where the French government was preparing to fly them home on Friday. REUTERS/ Hasan Shaaban   (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT)AP – Prosecutors at a court set up to bring to justice the assassins of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri want to expand their indictment against four members of the Hezbollah Shiite militia charged in the 2005 truck bombing.

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Accused terrorist in Iraq facing US charges (AP)

February 24th, 2012 Comments off

AP – The Pentagon says U.S. military prosecutors have submitted charges, including murder and espionage, against a Lebanese Hezbollah commander allegedly responsible for killing five U.S. soldiers in Iraq in 2007.
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Hezbollah denies involvement in attacks on Israel diplomats

February 18th, 2012 Comments off

BEIRUT – Hezbollah chief has denied that his groups had any role in attacks this week on Israeli diplomats in India, Georgia and Thailand.
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Hezbollah denies role in attack on Israel’s missions (Reuters)

February 16th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah denied Israeli accusations on Thursday that his group was behind bombers who attacked Israeli missions in India and Georgia this week.
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Israeli officials: Hezbollah may get Syria’s weapons

February 7th, 2012 Comments off

Disarm Hezbollah, U.N. chief tells Lebanon (Reuters)

January 14th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon demanded Friday the disarmament of the anti-Israel Lebanese Hezbollah movement, which had said his visit to Lebanon was not welcome.
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UN chief urges Hezbollah disarmament (AP)

January 14th, 2012 Comments off

Journalists raise up their hands for questions as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a press conference, in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday Jan. 13, 2012. Ban Ki-moon is in Lebanon for three-day visit to meet with Lebanese official and to attend the opening of a conference on 'reform and Democracy'. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)AP – The U.N. Secretary General says he is “deeply concerned” about the military capacity of the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group and lack of progress in its disarmament.

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For a good laugh!

January 12th, 2012 Comments off

FLC wants its readers to take time out & have a good laugh!

“… Hassan Nasrallah, secretary general of Hezbollah, wants out. Things have gotten so tense for Hezbollah, says Lokman Slim (a nobody), an independent Lebanese Shiite activist, that according to well-sourced accounts of a meeting two weeks ago, Nasrallah “complained he no longer wanted the job.”…”

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