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Australia lists neo-Nazi group The Base and Hezbollah as terrorist organisations
Home affairs minister Karen Andrews updates terror list, making membership of either group a crime

Daniel Hurst

24, Nov, 2021 @3:33 AM

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Fraught calm follows Beirut’s worst day of sectarian violence in decade
World leaders appeal for peace in Lebanese capital as militia groups prepare to bury dead

Martin Chulov in Beirut

15, Oct, 2021 @4:04 PM

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War still rages in Syrian border town at heart of Iran’s regional ambition
The site of Islamic State’s last stand is now the most hotly contested pocket of the Middle East

Martin Chulov in Deir ez-Zor, Syria

09, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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'Trump is crazy': Hezbollah sees threat in US president's final days
Leaders fear Donald Trump and Israel will act against Iran and Hezbollah before Joe Biden’s arrival

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

20, Dec, 2020 @9:17 AM

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Iranian scientist's death only the latest in long line of attacks blamed on Israel
The Middle East is on edge as the Trump administration enters its final weeks

Oliver Holmes, Jerusalem correspondent

27, Nov, 2020 @6:11 PM

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US imposes sanctions on Lebanon's former foreign minister
Trump administration moves against Gibran Bassil for alleged corruption

Martin Chulov in Beirut

06, Nov, 2020 @5:59 PM

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Iraqi PM rallies allies to stop US closing embassy after Pompeo threats
US warned Mustafa al-Kadhimi it will withdraw diplomats if Baghdad fails to prevent rocket attacks

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

28, Sep, 2020 @8:27 PM

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Lebanon’s leader Mustapha Adib steps down as hopes for reform collapse
The acting prime minister failed to form a government from among the feuding political blocs that have led the country to ruin

Martin Chulov Middle East Correspondent

26, Sep, 2020 @7:00 PM

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US accuses Hezbollah of stockpiling weapons and ammonium nitrate across Europe
State department’s Nathan Sales says group ‘represents clear and present danger to the US today’ and urges Europe to take tougher line

Julian Borger in Washington

17, Sep, 2020 @6:53 PM

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Beirut's devastating blast has not shaken the ruling class's grip on Lebanon | Gilbert Achcar
Many Lebanese people had hoped for a silver lining to this tragedy of an independent government and new elections, says academic Gilbert Achcar

Gilbert Achcar

25, Aug, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Hezbollah member found guilty over killing of Rafik Hariri
Verdict on 2005 assassination of former Lebanese PM exonerates two other members

Martin Chulov in Beirut

18, Aug, 2020 @2:37 PM

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The Guardian view on Lebanon's blast: a cabinet resigns, a system must go | Editorial
Editorial: Without meaningful political change the country could slide into sectarian strife


16, Aug, 2020 @5:30 PM

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