As Lebanon failed to agree on a new government, the Arab League economic summit in Beirut will be postponed, said Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. He also asserted Syria should return to the League.
While the Jewish state has hit militant targets in Syria multiple times, it has refrained from attacking similar groups in far-away Iraqi territory. But that could change.
Regime media report air defence confronted "enemy targets" above the capital and downed most of the missiles before landing. But, a war monitor says the air raid targeted arms depots for Lebanon's Hezbollah group and Iranian forces.
The claim by the Israeli government that it has just found tunnels inside its territory is about internal politics rather than security. Israel's tunnel vision is about Netanyahu as much as it is about Hezbollah
Israel's latest operation has led to rumours of another war, but outside of rhetoric, it doesn't look like either side is ready to stomach such a conflict.
All operations would take place within Israeli territory, Israeli army spokesman Jonathan Conricus.
Hezbollah exercises enormous influence in Lebanon, and by seeking a ministry, the group and Lebanon as whole could face Donald Trump's wrath.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paraded diagrams of alleged weapons sites in Lebanon at the UN General Assembly, but when diplomats toured those sites, no weapons were found. Is Israel priming the international community for a strike?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims Iran had a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran, holding up a map. In a tweet, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif derided the Israeli presentation as an "arts and craft show".
The Israeli military has declined to comment on the report but has in the past acknowledged carrying out scores of air strikes in the past, mainly against Iranian and Hezbollah targets.
The elimination of Daesh from strategic plateau that divides foes Israel and Syria, means the situation is returning to how it was before the civil war according to Israel's defence minister.
Hezbollah has lost scores of fighters in Syria, yet families claim to be proud of their dead, who are glorified as "martyrs". Was the bloodshed necessary– and where do the bodies end up?
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