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A senior US Treasury official met Monday in Lebanon with President Michel Aoun on a visit that comes after Washington announced a probe into Hezbollah "narcoterrorism".
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US forces would remain in Syria to both fight IS and counter the influence of President Bashar al-Assad.
The US Justice Department announced Thursday creation of a special task force to investigate what it called "narcoterrorism" by the powerful Lebanese movement Hezbollah.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief proclaimed the "end of the sedition" yesterday as tens of thousands of people rallied in a show of solidarity with the regime.
In a statement, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said the visit took place six days ago and was a 'violation of Lebanese laws', without specifying further.
The head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement called for a mass demonstration in protest at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir warned Sunday that Riyadh will not stand idle in the face of Iranian "aggression", at an Arab League meeting in Cairo.
Bahrain's foreign minister said Sunday that Lebanon is under the "total control" of the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement, in a speech at an Arab League meeting called by Riyadh.
The French President's invitation to Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is part of his strategy to reassert French influence in the Middle East, while the US under Trump is seen as unpredictable.
Saad Hariri, In his resignation speech from Riyadh, cited fears for his life as one reason for stepping down, in addition to blaming what he called meddling in Lebanon by Iran and Hezbollah.
From Lebanon to Syria, Yemen, and Iraq, Hezbollah has matured into Iran's most useful "tool" -- drawing the ire of Tehran's regional rival Riyadh, analysts say.
The head of Hezbollah group said that the most dangerous thing is inciting Israel to strike Lebanon.
Prime Minister Saad Hariri stunned Lebanon and its leaders yesterday when he announced his resignation in a televised statement recorded in Saudi, citing Iranian and Hezbollah meddling in Arab affair.
Bahrain on Sunday urged its citizens to avoid travelling to Lebanon and advised those already in the country to leave immediately for their safety.
Hariri was appointed a prime minister in late 2016 and headed a 30-member coalition government that included members of the Shiite militant Hezbollah.