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Lebanon's Hezbollah warns US pressure on Iran may backfire

Apr. 10, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Lebanese militia group Hezbollah on Wednesday called the U.S. decision to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization "stupidity," and warned that the group and its allies may respond to further escalation. Hassan Nasrallah said the Trump...

AP Explains: Long reach of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Apr. 8, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard, designated a "foreign terrorist organization" by the Trump administration on Monday, evolved from a paramilitary, domestic security force with origins in the 1979 Islamic Revolution to a transnational force that has come to the aid of Tehran's...

Trump acceptance of Israeli control of Golan sparks protests

Mar. 26, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Thousands of Syrians gathered Tuesday in different cities to protest President Donald Trump's formal recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, a move that sparked widespread international condemnation, including from a number of U.S. allies. Ambassadors...

Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fighting

Mar. 26, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel early Tuesday, the second day of cross-border fighting that erupted in the last stretch of a closely contested race for Israeli prime minister between the long-serving incumbent and an...

Hezbollah leader calls on supporters to donate to the group

Mar. 8, 2019 11:13 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group is calling on his supporters to donate funds as it comes under tighter sanctions from western countries. The rare call came during a televised speech Friday by Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, a few days after Britain joined the United States in banning the...

UK makes move to ban membership in Hezbollah

Feb. 25, 2019 5:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Monday it plans to ban Hezbollah as a terrorist group, accusing the Iran-backed organization of destabilizing the Middle East. A draft order laid in the U.K. Parliament will ban Hezbollah and two other groups. Subject to Parliament's approval, the order will go...