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Israel strike crippling Syria's main airport hikes tensions

Jun. 14, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Israel marked a major escalation in its years-long campaign of airstrikes in Syria, carrying out an attack last week that shut down the country’s main civilian airport in Damascus as Israel steps up efforts to stop Iranian weapons shipments to Hezbollah. Commercial...

Hezbollah leader threatens to hit Israel's offshore gas rig

Jun. 09, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group threatened Thursday to strike a gas rig Israel is setting up in the Mediterranean Sea and that Lebanon claims is in a disputed maritime area between the two countries. Israel says the location is part of its...

UN chief urges free, transparent elections in Lebanon May 15

May. 04, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief called for Lebanon’s parliamentary elections on May 15 to be “free, fair transparent and inclusive” in a report circulated Wednesday and urged the quick formation of a government afterward that gives priority to implementing reforms addressing the...

Hezbollah leader: Iran could retaliate for Israeli strikes

Apr. 29, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group warned Friday that if Israel continues to target Iran’s presence in the region, Tehran could eventually retaliate by striking deep inside Israel. Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s warning came in a speech during a...

After spat, Saudi Arabia sending ambassador back to Lebanon

Apr. 07, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Thursday it would send its ambassador back to Lebanon after a diplomatic spat last year. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported that the kingdom made the decision after the “calls and appeals of the moderate national...