Imad Mughniyeh

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CIA Car Bomb Killed Hezbollah Figure

Washington Post: US agents teamed with Mossad in 2008 assassination

(Newser) - When a Hezbollah commander implicated in scores of terrorist attacks around the world was assassinated in Syria in 2008, all kinds of theories swirled about who might have been behind it. Today, the Washington Post reveals that it was actually a team effort by the CIA and Mossad, its Israeli... More »

Hezbollah Chieftain Warns Israel of 'Open War'

Nasrallah blames foe for killing of top commander

(Newser) - The leader of the terrorist group Hezbollah said today that the assassination of one of its commanders amounted to a declaration of “open war” by Israel, NPR reports. "Zionists, if you want this type of open war then let the whole world hear: let it be an open... More »

Dueling Memorials Shake Beirut

Thousands gather to honor Hariri, Mughniyeh

(Newser) - Tension is high and security tight across Beirut today as thousands gathered for two opposing memorials—one marking the third anniversary of the assassination of anti-Syrian PM Rafiq al-Hariri, the other a funeral for top Hezbollah commander Imad Moghniyeh. More than 8,000 army and international troops are trying to... More »

Top Hezbollah Militant Killed

FBI was offering $25 million for man suspected in TWA incident

(Newser) - A notorious Hezbollah commander was killed by a car bomb late last night in Damascus, the group said today, ending his reign of high-profile terror attacks that included the 1985 TWA hijacking, the 1992 Israeli embassy bombings, and the killing of more than 200 Americans in Lebanon in the 1980s.... More »

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