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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.
The two-time premier, whose father Rafik held the same position for years and was assassinated in 2005, accused Iran and its powerful Lebanese Shiite ally Hezbollah.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation Saturday, citing Iran's "grip" on the country and threats to his life.
The United States stepped up its rhetoric against Hezbollah, slapping rewards on two commanders and urging allies to blacklist the Lebanese armed group.
A Syrian war monitoring group says at least eight Hezbollah fighters have been killed in a drone strike in the eastern Syrian desert.
Israeli strikes hit a weapons depot by Damascus airport overnight, targeting a warehouse belonging to Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, which is allied with the Syrian government.
A Lebanese mediator was killed today in a second day of fighting between the powerful Hezbollah group and militants near the border with Syria.
The United Nations today rejected Israeli claims that Lebanese Hezbollah militants were establishing observation posts along the border under the cover of an environmental NGO.
Tillerson says the U.S. sees no future role for Assad in Syria, but he says the U.S. isn't pre-supposing how Assad's departure will occur.