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Treasury official in Lebanon as US probes Hezbollah

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".

published on : 23rd January 2018

Hezbollah slams US decision to keep troops in Syria

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.

published on : 19th January 2018

US task force to probe Hezbollah 'narcoterror'

The US Justice Department announced Thursday creation of a special task force to investigate what it called "narcoterrorism" by the powerful Lebanese movement Hezbollah.

published on : 11th January 2018

Iran protests will leave Trump disappointed: 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.

published on : 4th January 2018

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri slams Iraq militia trip to Israel ceasefire line

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.

published on : 9th December 2017

Lebanon's Hezbollah calls mass protest over Jerusalem

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.

published on : 7th December 2017

Saudi, Bahrain target Iran at Arab League meeting

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.

published on : 19th November 2017

Lebanon under 'total control' of Hezbollah: Bahrain FM

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.

published on : 19th November 2017

Can France's 'peacemaker' Emmanuel Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

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.

published on : 17th November 2017

An uncertain future: Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri lives in fear of assassination, like father

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.

published on : 17th November 2017

Hezbollah, crown jewel of Iran's spreading influence

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.

published on : 13th November 2017

Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia of asking Israel to strike Lebanon

The head of  Hezbollah group said that the most dangerous thing is inciting Israel to strike Lebanon.

published on : 10th November 2017

Hezbollah alleges Saudi Arabia forced Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign

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.

published on : 6th November 2017

Bahrain warns citizens against travel to Lebanon

Bahrain on Sunday urged its citizens to avoid travelling to Lebanon and advised those already in the country to leave immediately for their safety.

published on : 5th November 2017

Lebanese premier resigns, plunging nation into uncertainty 

Hariri was appointed a prime minister in late 2016 and headed a 30-member coalition government that included members of the Shiite militant Hezbollah.

published on : 5th November 2017
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