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

/ 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 ...

Israel and Iran clash in Syria, in harbinger of wider war

Feb 11, 2018

Israel and Iran clash in Syria, in harbinger of wider war

In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed. The sudden escalation offers what could be a ...