Hezbollah

Crime and terrorism: During the current confrontation in Lebanon, Hezbollah again used the drug trade to collect intelligence in Israel

On July 21, the Israel Security Agency arrested an Israeli Bedouin, a resident of Beit Zarzir (on the Haifa-Nazareth road in the Galilee) on suspicion of passing intelligence to Hezbollah for criminal purposes (smuggling drugs). According to the indictment issued against him on August 10 at the Nazareth District Court, about a month and a
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Raising the issue of the Sheba’a Farms in the proposed American-French Security Council draft resolution for ending the fighting: background information and significance

The issue of the Sheba’a Farms was recently raised again, this time in the American-French proposal for a draft of a Security Council resolution to end the current confrontation between Israel and Hezbollah (August 5, 2006). The proposal calls, among other things, for Israel and Lebanon to support a viable ceasefire based on certain points,
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Hezbollah operative captured during the ongoing confrontation admitted to participating in the abduction of the two IDF soldiers

Hezbollah operative captured during the ongoing confrontation admitted to participating in the abduction of the two IDF soldiers and in a previous abduction attempt of IDF soldiers in the village of Ghajar. The operative told his interrogators that he had undergone training in Iran, where he was sent along with other 40-50 Hezbollah operatives.
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An Iranian figure who had a key role in founding Hezbollah publicly announced that long-range Iranian Zelzal-2 rockets were delivered to the organization

‘Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, Iran’s head of the Headquarters for Intifada Support, and who in the past was one of Hezbollah’s founders and Iran ambassador to Syria, publicly described Hezbollah’s capabilities. Interviewed on August 3 by the Iranian reformist daily newspaper Sharq he admitted, in an exceptional statement, that Iranian long-range Zelzal 2 rockets were delivered
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Analysis of the draft of the UN Security Council resolution proposed by France and the United States to end the hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah

On August 5, 2006, after intensive diplomatic efforts, the French and American representatives to the UN reached an agreement for a proposed draft of a Security Council resolution to end the hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah. A vote is expected to be taken during the coming days. The proposed resolution is being debated and corrections
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For the first time, the Russian government released a list of what it considers to be 17 Islamic terrorist organizations, outlawed in Russia.

The list does not include the two most prominent Middle Eastern terrorist organizations, Hezbollah and Hamas, as the Russian government claims that they constitute no threat to Russian security, thus ignoring Hamas’s ideological association with and propaganda support of the Chechen separatists.
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