Hezbollah: No force can make us retreat from our right and our resistance, Aljoumhouria (Lebanon), 5 October 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Hisham Safieddine, president of Hezbollah’s legislative council, commented on the statements made by American Vice-President Joe Biden, viewing them as evidence and confirmation that the events happening in Syria are not a revolution, nor the will of the people. The Lebanese National News Agency (NNA) quoted Safieddine as…

‘First Saudi list of terrorist organizations includes Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Nusra Front and ISIS,’ BBC Arabic (London), 7 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Saudi Arabia has released its first ever list of terrorist organizations, which includes both domestic and external groups. The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria and the Al-Nusra Front, who are both fighting in Syria, were included in the list, as was the Muslim Brotherhood, a decision…

Beruit explosions a reflection of the conflict in Syria, BBC Arabic (London), 20 November 2013

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
ليست هذه المرة الأولى التي يبدو فيها أن الصراع يمتد عبر الحدود ليسبب حالة من الفوضى هنا في لبنان   Two explosions targeted the Iranian embassy in Beirut yesterday, added additional concerns that the conflict in Syria is spilling over into neighbouring Lebanon. Hezbollah and Iranian support for…

Lebanon: Hezbollah leadership calls for calm following Iranian embassy explosion, BBC Arabic (London), 20 November 2013

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
شيع القتلى في بيروت بحضور نائب وزير الخارجية الايراني In the wake of yesterday’s suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Hezbollah is calling for calm, while many fear that violence in Syria will continue to spill over into neighbouring Lebanon.– – — — لبنان: قيادي في…

Israel “targets Russian missiles” in Syria, BBC Arabic

إسرائيل “تستهدف صواريخ روسية” في سوريا قال مسؤول بالحكومة الأمريكية إن إسرائيل شنت غارة جوية بالقرب من مدينة اللاذقية السورية الساحلية وأوضح المسؤول – الذي رفض الكشف عن هويته – أن هدف الغارة كان صواريخ روسية الصنع في طريقها إلى جماعة حزب الله اللبنانية ونقلت وكالة اسوشيتد برس للأنباء عن مسؤول أمريكي قوله إن الصواريخ…