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Factsheet: Alleged Israeli attacks on Iranian-linked targets over recent days

Over the last few days, there have been four attacks against sites in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq which have been attributed to Israeli forces.

Hamas’ Global footprint

While Hamas is often discussed solely in the context of its rule over the Gaza strip, it retains a wider regional and even global presence.

New generation of Lebanese Palestinians demand normal lives

Since 2011, tens of thousands of Palestinians living in refugee camps in Lebanon have apparently been influenced by the exodus of Syrian refugees in their midst to Europe and made the decision to also start new lives elsewhere

How to Help Lebanon while hindering Iran

Washington needs a dual-edged strategy that hinders Hezbollah’s growing domestic influence while promoting the necessary economic growth to help Beirut break free from Teheran’s grasp.

Essay: Dangerous Lies

It took more than 10 years, but the United Kingdom has finally designated the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist group. The UK had already designated Hezbollah’s so-called military wing in 2008, and now, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said, Britain is “no longer able to distinguish between their already banned military wing and the political party.” Of course, the distinction always was fictional.

Hezbollah extends its creeping control over Lebanon

The results of the elections forced Hariri to consent to almost all of the demands made by Hezbollah during the prolonged, tiresome negotiations over the make-up of the government.

Deadly Precision

Hezbollah, with the help of Iran, is upgrading its arsenal, to convert its missiles into precision missiles with guidance systems and greatly increase its ability to destroy Israel’s military and civilian infrastructure.

The Warsaw Summit and the Palestinians/ Lebanon’s new government

This Update is focussed on the Warsaw Conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East that took place yesterday with the participation of more than 60 countries -  which is widely seen as part of a US-led effort to create a new alliance against Iran's destabilising behaviour.

Hezbollah is active here and should be banned

There is strong evidence that Hezbollah is active in Australia – in the local criminal underworld and from the pulpits of some mosques.

Essay: Arafat and the Ayatollahs

Although the heady days of February 1979 would soon give way to tensions, the Palestinians were integral to both the Islamic Revolution and to the formation of the Khomeinist regime.

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