Hezbollah: US hampering Daesh evacuation deal on Syria border


Hezbollah: US hampering Daesh evacuation deal on Syria border
  1. Hezbollah: US hampering Daesh evacuation deal on Syria border
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    Islam Times - The Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has accused the US of hampering an evacuation deal with the Daesh terrorist…
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According to Hezbollah on Saturday, US-led forces have stranded most of the convoy’s 17 buses in the Syrian desert by destroying the road to Dayr al-Zawr.  “They are also preventing anyone from reaching them even to provide humanitarian assistance to families, the sick and wounded and the elderly,” said a statement released by the resistance movement.  Last week, the Syrian government agreed to the deal between Hezbollah and Daesh Takfiri terrorists, which allows the transfer of the latter from the strategic and mountainous region of Qalamoun close to the border with Lebanon to eastern Syria.  The deal has been criticized by Washington and some government officials in Iraq as the terrorists are being transferred close to the Iraqi border.  The US-led coalition, allegedly battling terrorism in Syria, released a statement stating that “the coalition will not condone Daesh fighters moving further east to the Iraqi border.”  “The coalition values human life and has offered suggestions on a course of action to save the women and children from any further suffering as a result of the Syrian government’s agreement,” it noted.  It noted it would not hit the convoy directly but would target Daesh terrorists and vehicles “seeking to facilitate the movement of Daesh fighters to the border area of our Iraqi partners.”    On August 19, Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an operation to purge Daesh from Qalamoun, located about 330 kilometers (205 miles) north of the Syrian capital Damascus.  Hezbollah also launch…
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    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.21 / 17:45 naharnet.com
    President Michel Aoun held talks Thursday in New York with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the U.N. General Assembly, shortly after Aoun's speech before the world…
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    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.21 / 17:10 naharnet.com
    President Michel Aoun stressed Thursday in his maiden speech before the U.N. General Assembly that Lebanon will not allow the naturalization of any Syrian or Palestinian refugee on its soil “no matter what that might cost.” “The decision in this regard belongs to us and not to anyone else,” Aoun underli…
  3. President Michel Aoun Addressing U.N. General Assembly

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.21 / 15:19 naharnet.com
    President Michel Aoun stressed Thursday in his maiden speech before the U.N. General Assembly that Lebanon will not allow the naturalization of any Syrian or Palestinian refugee on its soil “no matter what that might cost.” “The decision in this regard belongs to us and not to anyone else,” Aoun underlined. Noting that the Syrian state is now in control of “85 percent of its territory,” the president emphasized that “there is an urgent need to organize the return of refugees to their…
  4. Qabalan: We Condemn the Call for Naturalizing Syrian Refugees

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.21 / 13:27 naharnet.com
    Higher Islamic Shiite Council chief Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan on Thursday condemned calls for “naturalizing” Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon. “We condemn every call and effort to naturalize the Palestinians and we also deplore the call for naturalizing Syrian refugees,” said Qabalan in a statement marking the first of Muharram, in an apparent reference to recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump…
  5. Jumblat Deplores Trump-N.Korea Cycle of Jabs

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.21 / 08:53 naharnet.com
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  6. State Security Nabs Top Syrian Militant, Terror Recruiter

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    09.14 / 17:13 naharnet.com
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  7. STL Sets Oct. 11 Public Hearing on New Indictment

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 14:38 naharnet.com
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  8. Lassen Visits Army Outpost in Arsal, Discusses EU Support

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 14:03 naharnet.com
    The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Ambassador Christina Lassen, visited on Thursday the 9th Brigade of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) deployed around the northeastern town of Arsal, an official statement said. Lassen also held meetings with the Head of the Municipality of Arsal, Bassel el-Hujeiri, and with UN agencies…
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    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 14:03 naharnet.com
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  10. Casino Du Liban Reassures after U.S. Security Warning

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 14:03 naharnet.com
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  11. EU Ambassador Christina Lassen Visits Arsal

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 12:25 naharnet.com
    Ambassador Christina Lassen, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, will visit the northern border town of Arsal on Thursday, a statement by the Delegation of the European Union…
  12. Army Ups Security Measures Around Ain el-Hilweh

    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 10:16 naharnet.com
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    Naharnet.com - Lebanon
    09.14 / 08:25 naharnet.com
    Hizbullah party said that the Islamic State group has released captive fighter Ahmed Maatouk early on Thursday as part of a Hizbullah-IS…