The Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam incited Sunnis to attack Hezbollah and its supporters, challenging them to be more “ardent” against Shi’ites than al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) against the Shi’ite Houthis.
Following the al-Nusra Front’s (NF) forced escape from its headquarters due to US-led airstrikes, the group’s Twitter account tweeted photos illustrating that it was operational again, carrying out attacks and building explosives.
Members of the pro-Hezbollah forum Qawem discussed videos of the Islamic State (ISIS) that shows the group’s criminal actions.
The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam claimed 11 additional rocket strikes on Israeli targets, while a group official, Sirajuddin Zurayqat, slammed Hezbollah for not taking action against Israel but continuing to assault Sunnis in Syria.
The al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front released an audio speech from Abu Malik al-Shami, its leader in al-Qalamoun, threatening attacks in Lebanon in revenge for strikes by Hezbollah in Syria.
Sirajuddin Zurayqat, a religious official in the Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, threatened Hezbollah to leave Syria or to “wait for consecutive episodes of terrorism, each of which will make you forget the last”.
Pro-Hezbollah forum members debated the effect of the crisis in Iraq and its potential spillover into Lebanon.
Members of the pro-Hezbollah forum Qawem discussed the likelihood of the group deciding to enter the conflict in Iraq due to the sectarian war between Sunni fighters and the Shi'ite forces of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki.
Sirajuddin Zurayqat, a religious official in the Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, urged Lebanese Sunnis to take up arms against Hezbollah, and Sunni soldiers in the Lebanese army to defect.
Sirajuddin Zurayqat, a religious official in the Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, decried death sentences for Sunnis in Lebanon and told prisoners that their release is among its objectives.
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech on May 25, 2014, in celebration of "Liberation Day", the day commemorating the exit of the Israeli army from the south of Lebanon.
Nokhba Jihadi Media released a posthumous audio message from former Brigades of Abdullah Azzam leader Majid bin Muhammad al-Majid addressed to an unidentified jihadi leader in Syria, expressing fears about jihad in the country and losing strategic areas.
A’isha Media Center, a Lebanon-focused jihadi media group, incited Sunnis to extend the Syrian revolution to Lebanon and fight in order to support their brethren.
The al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claimed credit for the suicide bombing in Nabi Uthman in the Bekaa Valley, and declared it to be an act revenge for Hezbollah boasting of recapturing Yabroud, a Syrian town near the Lebanese border.
The al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claimed credit for two separate rocket strikes on “strongholds” of Hezbollah in the town of al-Nabi Shayth in the Bekaa Valley.
The al-Nusra Front in Lebanon reiterated its call to Sunnis to defect from the Lebanese army, claiming that it is a “tool” for a Shi’ite project spearheaded by Iran.
The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam and the al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claimed credit for a joint rocket strike on "strongholds" of Hezbollah in the area of Hermel in the Bekaa Valley.
The Brigades of Abdullah Azzam acknowledged the death of civilians in the double suicide bombing at the Iranian cultural center in Beirut on February 19, 2014, but said these deaths were unintentional and resulted from an "error" in detonation.
The al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claimed credit for firing three rockets on “dens” of Hezbollah in the town of al-Nabi Shayth in the Bekaa Valley.
The al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claimed credit for the rocket attack on the town of Brital in the Bekaa Valley on March 3, 2014, and asked Sunnis to “tie” their hearts to God rather than Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and the army.