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South Lebanon: Israel Admits to Stealing Land in Adaisseh

UNIFIL soldiers on the Lebanese-Palestinian border in Kfarkila. (Photo: Hassan Bahsoun) By: Amal Khalil | Al Akhbar English | Wednesday, January 30, 2013 A week ago, Israeli newspaper Maariv published an article titled “Kibbutz Lands Over Lebanese Border.” The story indicated that the management of the Misgav-Am kibbutz, a settlement located across from the Lebanese […]

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Lebanon reports heavy presence of Israeli jets in airspace

Maan News Agency | Jan 30, 2013 BEIRUT (Reuters) — Lebanon said on Wednesday Israeli jets had flown over its territory overnight, part of apparently increased air activity which comes as Israel has expressed concern about weapons in neighboring Syria falling out of government control. A Lebanese army statement said that four Israeli planes entered […]

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#PalHunger | Lebanon camps rally for hunger strikers

Dec 15, 2012 | Maan News Agency BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinian refugees in Lebanon on Friday demonstrated in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Ayman Sharawneh has been on hunger strike for 167 days and Samer al-Issawi has refused food for 136 days in Israel’s Ramle prison. Both men were rearrested after […]

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#VIDEO | #Nasrallah speech Nov 15, 2012 (English Voice-Over)

Nov 15, 2012 by Shabbir Hassanally Sayyed Nasrallah: Gaza Battle Everyone’s Battle   Sara Taha Moughnieh Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah assured in a speech he delivered on the first night of Ashura in Sayyed Al-Shuhadaa complex in the southern suburb of Beirut that “we in Lebanon are concerned to follow up the events […]

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Iran in possession of intel obtained by Hezbollah’s Ayub drone: Iran MP

Deputy Head of Iran’s Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Esmail Kowsari PRESSTV | Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:1AM GMT 0 0 1 Share | Email | Print These aircraft transmit their images online and we are now in possession of images of [Israeli] forbidden zones,” Iranian Lawmaker Esmail Kowsari A senior Iranian lawmaker […]

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Scapegoating Lebanon’s Palestinians

Palestinian mourners react as they carry the body of a Palestinian man as they march during his funeral in Tariq al-Jadida in Beirut on 23 October 2012. (Photo: Reuters – Mohamed Azakir ) Qassem Qassem | Al Akhbar | Oct 28, 2012 When an armed Salafi group decided to attack the Roma neighborhood in the […]

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#VIDEO | Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Speech – Hezbullah UAV Enters Israel – October 11, 2012 (English Voiceover)

Oct 11, 2012 by Shabbir Hassanally Press TV Live Event Recording – October 11, 2012 Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah confirms the Lebanese resistance movement has sent a drone deep into the Israeli airspace evading radar systems. The operation code-named Hussein Ayub saw Hezbollah’s drone fly hundreds of kilometers into the Israeli airspace and getting […]

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Four Israeli warplanes skim Lebanon skies

Israeli warplanes PRESSTV | Fri Oct 12, 2012 4:54AM GMT Israeli military aircraft have entered Lebanese airspace and flown over areas of the country in blatant violation of a UN Security Council resolution. Two Israeli warplanes crossed into Lebanese airspace over the village of Sheka, located some 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of the capital […]

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Hezbollah confirms sending drone into Israeli airspace (updated with video)

Note occpal: This post will be updated with the transcript of the  speech as soon as available. Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah (file photo) PRESSTV | Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:34PM GMT Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah confirms the Lebanese resistance movement has sent a drone deep into the Israeli airspace evading radar systems. The […]

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Hezbollah slams Israeli move to destroy Palestinian villages

Note occpal | Reminder |  Every Red Dot on this map is one of Palestine’s eradicated villages and towns… Disappeared from the face of the earth Published Wednesday, July 25, 2012 | Al Akhbar Lebanon’s Hezbollah late Tuesday condemned an Israeli decision to destroy eight Palestinian villages in the West Bank to make way for […]

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EU refuses Israeli request to blacklist Hezbollah

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman looks on during a press conference with the Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister, the European Union Commissioner for Enlargement, and the European Neighborhood Policy adviser, on 24 July 2012, at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. (Photo: AFP – Georges Gobet) Published Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | Al Akhbar The European Union […]

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Israel warns Lebanon of total destruction in new war

An Israeli soldier prepares to fire tear gas canisters at demonstrators. Photo: AFP – Musa Al-Shaer) Al Akhbar English | Friday, July 6, 2012 A senior Israeli general threatened Lebanon with destruction on Thursday, saying the military was prepared for a “very violent” war should conflict spark on the border. Brigardier-General Hertzi Halevy, commander of […]

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Murra calls for Palestinian-Lebanese talks to avoid intifada in Lebanon camps

[ PIC 03/07/2012 – 08:50 AM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Ra’fat Murra, in-charge of Lebanese relations in Hamas movement, has said that the events in Nahr Al-Bared and other Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon were expected. He said in a statement to the PIC that the events, which included angry demonstrations and blocking roads using burnt […]

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Palestinians in Lebanon: No Resting in Peace

Temporary solutions such as burying “relatives on top of each other” are no longer feasible. The cemetery can no longer receive any more dead people. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi) By: Qassem Qassem | Al Akhbar |  Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Palestinian cemeteries in Lebanon are running out of room. With the Lebanese cemeteries refusing the dead, […]

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Israel’s warplanes strike south Lebanon

An Israeli F-16 I fighter jet takes off during an air show. (Photo: AFP – Jack Guez) Published Monday, July 2, 2012 | Al Akhbar Israeli warplanes struck south Lebanon on Monday afternoon in a rare attack on the country since Israel’s war on Lebanon in 2006, the National News Agency confirmed. Israeli jets fired […]

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