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US Warns Israeli Offensive In Lebanon Could Bring Wider War, Draw In Iran

U.S. and European officials are warning of the possibility of the war in Gaza expanding, with the prospect of an Israeli offensive in Lebanon against the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group. European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told reporters Monday in Luxembourg that the risk of the war spilling over is growing bigger every day. “I think that, unhappily, we […]


Thousands Of Iran-Backed Fighters Offer To Join Hezbollah In Its Fight Against Israel

BEIRUT — Thousands of fighters from Iran-backed groups in the Middle East are ready to come to Lebanon to join with the militant Hezbollah group in its battle with Israel if the simmering conflict escalates into a full-blown war, officials with Iran-backed factions and analysts say. Almost daily exchanges of fire have occurred along Lebanon’s frontier with northern Israel since fighters […]


Hezbollah Airs Video Of Israeli Barges In Disputed Maritime Area

The group warns Tel Aviv of ‘playing with time’ as a new round of maritime border talks starts between Israel and Lebanon. Lebanon’s Hezbollah has aired a video showing vessels involved in the Israeli offshore oil and gas industry and warned against “playing with time”, underlining its threat of military escalation amid maritime border demarcation talks. The footage aired on Sunday […]


Lebanon Prime Minister Quits

Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri, the 49-year-old Lebanese 33rd Prime Minister, has decided to step down from his leadership position. Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced his resignation after 13 days of protests over political corruption and economic turmoil in his country. His televised address came soon after violence broke out on the streets when supporters of two Shia groups attacked […]


The Beauty Of Lebanon

Lebanon is breathtakingly beautiful. From its aquamarine waters and sandy white beaches to the dramatic waterfalls and jaw-dropping caves, there is no end to the natural beauty of this exquisite country. If you’re planning a trip to Lebanon and are hoping to see the best of what Lebanon has to offer, here are three incredibly beautiful locations you will want […]