Hezbollah officials call for calm in wake of suicide bombings at Iranian embassy
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Naim Qassem called for calm on November 20, 2013, a day after two suicide bombers targeted the Iranian embassy in Beirut's Southern Suburbs, a Hezbollah stronghold.
Mouin Adnan Abu Dahir, one of the two suspects in the November 19, 2013, double suicide bombing near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, used a Facebook page in which he expressed his desire for martyrdom and promoted al-Qaeda affiliates in Syria and Yemen.
Hezbollah's Loyalty to the Resistance parliamentary bloc released a statement on November 21, 2013 that addressed the attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut two days prior.
After years of threatening Hezbollah and Iranian interests in Lebanon, and solely claiming responsibility for attacks outside the country, the Brigades of Abdullah Azzam took credit for the November 19, 2013, twin suicide bombings near the Iranian embassy in Beirut.
Jihadists discussed possible locations of al-Qaeda's next strike and battlefront, with one suggesting attacks in the U.S. and Europe, and another believing a front will be opened in Lebanon.
Hezbollah's Al-Manar satellite television channel and its accompanying website along with the semi-official bintjbeil.org news website portrayed the attack on the Iranian embassy as having failed.
Mohammad Raad, the head of Hezbollah's "Loyalty to the Resistance" parliamentary bloc, blamed Israel for the two explosions that targeted the Iranian embassy in Beirut on November 19, 2013.
The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam claimed credit for the bombing outside the Iranian embassy in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, and said it was a twin suicide attack carried out by its "Battalion of Hussein bin Ali".
Members of Hezbollah's Qawem.org forum discussed why, in their view, Sunni Muslims have not been successful in creating a culture of resistance to Israel like the one Hezbollah has created in Southern Lebanon.
Hassan Nasrallah made rare in-person appearance for the second straight day to deliver a speech on the Day of Ashura, the climax of the Mourning of Muharram during which Shi'a Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali, the Prophet's grandson and successor according to Shi'a belief.
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah made a rare appearance in person to deliver a speech on November 13, 2013 in which he addressed a number of political and security issues in the region and in Lebanon.
Hassan Nasrallah gave a televised address on November 11, 2013 in which he spoke on the occasion of Martyr's Day, an annual celebration of fighters and leaders who have died while serving with Hezbollah.
Hezbollah reacts to revelations of Israeli spying
Hezbollah officials made several statements in reaction to Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri's revelation on November 6, 2013 that Israel was installing several spying stations along the Lebanese border. In their statements, Hezbollah officials denounced the alleged installations, requested that the Lebanese government file a complaint with the United Nations, and vowed that the group would take action itself if it saw fit.
Members of Hezbollah's Qawem.org forum argued with anti-Hezbollah posters, saying that they considered the recent purported Israeli airstrikes in Syria a source of pride for the regime and its supporters.
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General says Syria opposition incapable of political solution
Naim Qassem, Hezbollah's Deputy Secretary General, said that Syria's political and military opposition groups were incapable of either negotiating a political solution to Syria's ongoing civil war or achieving military success.1
The A'isha Media Center, a jihadi outlet focused on Lebanon, issued a statement encouraging Sunni Muslims in Lebanon in general and in Tripoli in particular to defend the northern Lebanese city from Hezbollah and the Lebanese Army.
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech on October 28, 2013 in which he addressed a number of political issues connected to the Syrian civil war and Lebanon.
Several articles appeared on pro-Hezbollah media sites on October 10 and 11, 2013 that addressed the video purporting to show Hezbollah members executing injured and unarmed Syrians.
The al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a video of firing rockets at Hezbollah strongholds in Hermel district in Lebanon’s Beqaa governorate.
An administrator on Hezbollah's Qawem.org forum created a thread on September 23, 2013 entitled "Familiarity with Weapons" in which he posted photographs and information on weapons and weapons systems owned and operated by Hezbollah and its allies, Syria and Iran.