Security forces arrest network of agents working for arch-enemy Israel, seize weapons cache meant to be used in "riots", state TV reports.
In the wake of the failure to form a government led by Saad al Hariri, attention has now turned to the question of who will replace him amid increasingly desperate social and economic circumstances.
The country’s political structure is based on a delicate balance among different ethnicities and sects, and the deep economic crisis might favour the Iran-backed group.
The increasing Iranian influence over Hamas has made some Israeli establishment figures think that it’s better to find a common ground with Palestinians than dealing with Tehran.
Ten years after the Syrian war was sparked in Daraa, locals in the town once again face a brutal siege - but this time with no backing from armed rebels.
The Palestinian resistance group and the Lebanese Shia armed group have had long-standing ties and the recent violence in Gaza might have helped to strengthen their connections.
The newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is likely to part ways with his predecessor's harsh Iran policy and align his administration with Washington's less confrontational approach.
If the government stops subsidising many essentials, Lebanon will head towards a new crisis. Could this new low be the spark for a revolution that ushers in a new political system?
A conservative force within Iranian and regional politics, Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour died of the coronavirus aged 74.
Lebanon needs financial support from the Arab world, particularly the rich Gulf states, but its continuous political instability has become a hindrance in the way of a bailout.
Experts argue that a regimented Iran led by a hardliner president might be more confident in dealing with the West.
Iran and Hamas gained from the two-week escalation in violence, with Israeli-Palestinian peace losing.
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