Latest Hassan Nasrallah Stories

2008-07-17 09:00:24

By From news reports Five Lebanese militants freed from prisons in Israel in exchange for the bodies of two captured Israeli soldiers strode down a red carpet behind a Hezbollah honor guard Wednesday during a boisterous welcome from hundreds of cheering spectators. Israel released Samir Kuntar and four others after Hezbollah handed over two black coffins with the bodies of the Israeli soldiers, closing a painful chapter from the 2006 war in Lebanon. Kuntar, who had been serving...

2008-07-17 00:00:14

By ARON HELLER Hezbollah members hand over coffins containing the bodies of two Israeli soldiers. ROSH HANIKRA, Israel - Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas today turned over to Israel two coffins containing the bodies of Israeli soldiers captured two years ago, setting in motion a dramatic prisoner exchange between the bitter enemies. The U.N.-mediated swap closes a painful chapter for Israel, which launched a war in 2006 against Hezbollah in response to the soldiers' capture in a...

2008-07-16 15:00:39

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah arrived at the southern Beirut suburb at the site for celebrating the release of the liberated Lebanese prisoners at 1836 gmt on 16 July. Nasrallah spoke briefly to welcome the prisoners and greet the crowds. He said he will deliver his speech later via a TV screen. He said: "I wanted to greet you and congratulate you on the victory and the [return] of the men. As we spoke in 2000, the age of defeats is gone and the age of victories is upon us....

2008-07-16 15:00:06

By Joel Greenburg, Chicago Tribune Jul. 16--JERUSALEM -- The scenes, shown in quick succession on Israeli television, said it all. Outside the home of Eldad Regev, one of the two Israeli soldiers whose bodies were returned to Israel Wednesday morning in a prisoner exchange with Hezbollah, tearful neighbors lit memorial candles under his picture. Near the border in southern Lebanon, Hezbollah men in camouflage uniforms galloped on horseback, yellow flags flying, in preparation for a...

2008-07-16 09:00:07

Lebanon is throwing a huge party today, and the hero of the hour is a man who killed a 4-year-old girl, her father and an Israeli policeman. Samir Kuntar, a onetime Palestine Liberation Front operative who led the nighttime attack on the Israeli family in Nahariya back in 1979, was to be released by Israel today. The Lebanese are also receiving four Hezbollah fighters, as well as bragging rights and the makings of a fiesta to feature a rousing address by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah....

2008-07-15 15:00:19

Beirut Al-Manar Television in Arabic was observed to devote the first 20 minutes of its 1230 gmt newscast to reporting on the prisoners' swap deal between Hezbollah and Israel expected to be finalized on 16 July. The channel reports that the final stages of "Operation Al- Radwan" have been concluded after the Israeli Government has endorsed the deal with the majority of votes of 22 out of 25 ministers, opening the door for finalizing the swap deal, "which will begin on Wednesday, 16 July,...

2008-07-03 06:00:40

Text of report in English by Iranian news channel Press TV website on 2 July The following is an interview with vice-president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) in World Service Mohammad Sarafraz on the occasion of the Press TV's first anniversary. Q. When was the need for setting up a TV channel like Press TV first felt? A. The idea of setting up an Iran-based English-language news channel had been circulating for years. However, when the US took up a military...

2008-07-02 15:00:15

Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV at 1502 gmt on 2 July continues to carry live relay from an unidentified location in Beirut a news conference by Hezbollah Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah, who is seen addressing journalists via a large screen. Audio and video reception continues to be good. At 1503 gmt, Nasrallah begins answering journalists' questions: Asked why the issue of Nasrallah's personal safety was not raised during the indirect negotiations and why the Lebanese government was...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'