The end of the standoff clears the way for ministers to meet after a three-month gap and come up with a plan to stop the country's economic meltdown.
"King, the terrorist is the one who has exported ... Daeshi ideology to the world, and it is you," Nasrallah said in a speech, using an acronym for Islamic State, the hardline Islamist group that declared a caliphate straddling parts of Syria and Iraq in 2014. His comments were criticised by Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati who said the criticism of Saudi Arabia did not serve the national interest or represent the country's official stance. Saudi Arabia and a number of other Gulf Arab states withdrew ambassadors and expelled Lebanese envoys in October and November over what the kingdom later said was arch-foe Hezbollah's dominance of the Lebanese state.
25 Nov 2021
The Australian government said the militant group poses a "real" and "credible" threat to country. The group is already banned in the US, Israel, and Germany.
14 Oct 2021
Supporters of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah staged a protest after a court dismissed a legal complaint about the judge investigating the 2020 Beirut port explosion.
18 Sep 2020
Our guest is Brigadier General Nitzan Nuriel, a former Director of Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau. He speaks to Sanam Shantyaei about what the Israel-UAE peace plan means for the region, Lebanon's fragile situation following the Beirut blast, the risk of a new all-out war between Israel and Hezbollah, as well as Israel's stance on Iran's nuclear programme.
5 Jul 2020
Stationed in Lebanon for more than 40 years, the UN's blue helmets work to preserve a fragile peace along the border with Israel. Since the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, the border area has enjoyed a period of relative calm, one which UNIFIL hopes to maintain. But just a few weeks away from the renewal of its mandate, the UN force is facing criticism on multiple fronts.
1 May 2020
A day after Germany designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization, Iran has "strongly condemned" the move and threatened Germany with consequences. They accused Germany of pandering to the US and Israel.
23 Apr 2019
Anyone who can offer information that would help the US disrupt Hezbollah's finances could get a $10 million reward. The US wants information on donors, as well as businesses controlled by the Shiite militant movement.
14 Jan 2018
A bomb has wounded a member of the Palestinian group Hamas in Sidon, southern Lebanon. Al-Manar television, run by Hezbollah, said he had an important security role and was being tracked by Israel.
11 Nov 2017
Hezbollah’s leader says that Saudi Arabia had declared war on Lebanon and his Iran-backed group, accusing Riyadh of detaining Saad al-Hariri and forcing him to resign as Lebanon’s prime minister.
11 Nov 2017
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in the town of Albu Kamal as the Syrian Army laid siege to it, according to a news service run by Syrian ally Hezbollah.
30 Sep 2017
Syrian army and allies secure road after IS attack in Deir al-Zor -Hezbollah.