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'Hezbollah laundered funds' in US

'Hezbollah laundered funds' in US | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Three Lebanese financial institutions linked to Hezbollah laundered more than $300m through the US used car market, US prosecutors say.
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Will Hizballah’s Support for Syria Lead To Its Downfall?

Will Hizballah’s Support for Syria Lead To Its Downfall? | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
World leaders are often obliged to walk a thin line between national interest and the projection of a state’s moral values. The Arab Spring effectively put an end to the West’s balancing act as Europe and the U.S.
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Can Hezbollah Cope With A Changing Middle East?

While the Middle East undergoes fast-paced, dramatic social and political change, Hezbollah has been trying its best to shield itself from the process that has been redefining the balance of power and reshuffling the political cards in the...
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Lebanon Hariri tribunal to try Hezbollah suspects in absentia

Lebanon Hariri tribunal to try Hezbollah suspects in absentia | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Lebanese militant group denies four of its men were involved in the 2005 bombing that killed ex-Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
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Bahrain government accuses Hezbollah of aiding opposition groups

Bahrain government accuses Hezbollah of aiding opposition groups | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The militant group Hezbollah is actively plotting with the opposition in Bahrain to overthrow the country's ruling family, the government said in a confidential report to the United Nations.
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Lebanon Smolders

Lebanon Smolders | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it

Yesterday, a rocket fired from southern Lebanon missed its target in Israel. Instead it wounded a Lebanese woman, hinting at a possible pattern of things to come. While Hezbollah contends that its weapons are to protect Lebanon from Israel, the reality is that the arms used to defend the resistance’s patrons Iran and Syria are likely to cause Lebanon yet more suffering.

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Hezbollah head in rare appearance

Hezbollah head in rare appearance | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah Shia Islamist group, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, makes his first public appearance for several years at a Beirut rally.
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Hezbollah Waits and Prepares

Hezbollah Waits and Prepares | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
With new tensions over Iran's nuclear program, Hezbollah stands ready to retaliate against Israel. By Nicholas Blanford.
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Hezbollah: Terrorist organisation or liberation movement?

Hezbollah: Terrorist organisation or liberation movement? | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Five years after the 34-day war of 2006 between Israel and Hezbollah, many Lebanese fear that there could be another, bigger conflict to come, reports Owen Bennett-Jones.
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