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Posts Tagged: US Hezbollah

January 7, 2016 8:30 pm

US Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Financier

JNS.org - The United States has imposed sanctions on Lebanese financier Ali Youssef Charara and his telecommunications company, Spectrum Investment Group Holding SAL, for supporting the...

December 17, 2015 10:51 am

Obama to Sign Bill Cutting Off Financing for Hezbollah

JNS.org - President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill that cuts off financing for Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Lebanese terror group. “The president will sign this...

November 20, 2015 11:16 am

US Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Cut Off Financing for Hezbollah

JNS.org - The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that seeks to target and cut off financing for the Iranian-backed Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah. The bill, co-sponsored...

November 28, 2013 9:19 am

Report: U.S., Hezbollah in Indirect Talks Via London Diplomats

Jerusalem Post - The US and Hezbollah are in secret indirect talks managed by London dealing with the fight against Al-Qaida, regional stability and other...

June 21, 2013 8:27 am

US Members of Congress Call for Renewed Push Against EU for Failure to Blacklist Hezbollah

Jerusalem Post - After developments on Wednesday set back efforts to convince the European Union to list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, members...

June 6, 2013 5:50 am

Officials: Ireland Leading Opposition to EU Blacklisting of Hezbollah

JNS.org - Israeli government officials accuse Ireland of leading European Union (EU) opposition to officially labeling Hezbollah a terrorist group.  Major European nations such as Germany...

April 3, 2013 2:52 am

U.S. Efforts to Stop Hezbollah Growth Falling Short

Israel Hayom - Hezbollah is expanding its global operations, especially in South America, and U.S. efforts to stop the terrorist group are falling...

January 7, 2013 2:33 pm

Obama to Nominate John Brennan as Head of CIA

A spokesman for the National Security council revealed today that President Obama will announce that John O. Brennan, his counter-terrorism adviser, will be his choice to head...

August 21, 2012 7:16 am

U.S. Hits Hezbollah With Seizure of $150 Million in Funds

U.S. authorities have seized $150 million from a New York account of the Lebanon's Banque Libano Francaise SAL (BLF), which authorities say is...

July 12, 2012 10:38 am

U.S. Judge Orders Iran to Pay $800 Million for Lebanon Bombing

The Iranian government has been ordered to pay damages exceeding $800 million to the families of 241 U.S. soldiers killed during a 1983...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...