Crisis puts Lebanon's survival at stake, Hezbollah warns

World / Politics Feb 17, 2020

Crisis puts Lebanon's survival at stake, Hezbollah warns

Lebanon may not survive if its new government fails, the powerful Hezbollah warned on Sunday, urging the country's divided politicians not to obstruct the Cabinet as it seeks to address an unprecedented economic and financial crisis. Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also said there was ...

World Jun 18, 2018

U.S. bombs Syrian positions, Damascus military source tells state media

Syrian state media, citing a military source, reported early on Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries. The strike took place in al-Harra, southeast of Albu Kamal, it reported. There were no ...

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

World / Politics Feb 16, 2018

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Lebanon on Thursday that the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and involvement in regional conflicts threatened Lebanon's security. Speaking alongside Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in a Beirut news conference, Tillerson also said the United States was engaging ...