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Report: Israeli warplanes strike Palestinian base in Lebanon

Aug. 26, 2019 3:33 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes attacked a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early on Monday amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported. The strike comes a day after an alleged Israeli drone crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in...

Saudi Arabia, UAE vow to back Yemen war effort amid cracks

Aug. 25, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen's Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported. The joint communique came as the Houthis...

Iraqi militia says new drone attack kills 2

Aug. 25, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two unidentified drones killed two Iraqi members of an Iran-backed paramilitary force on Sunday, the group said in a statement, saying the attack took place in Iraq near the border with Syria. The statement issued by the force known as the Popular Mobilization Forces said the attack occurred...

Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions

Aug. 25, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

From the vast deserts of Saudi Arabia to the crowded neighborhoods of Beirut, a drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Since the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year, there has been an increasing tempo of...

Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones over Lebanon will be downed

Aug. 25, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said Sunday that his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on, raising the potential for conflict amid heightened regional tensions. Hassan Nasrallah also vowed to retaliate to an Israeli...

The Latest: Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones will be downed

Aug. 25, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the reported crash of two Israeli drones in Lebanon, following Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in neighboring Syria (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah says his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that fly over Lebanon from now on....

Two officials from an Iran-backed Iraqi militia say a new drone attack killed 1 commander near the Syrian border.

Aug. 25, 2019 12:44 PM EDT
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two officials from an Iran-backed Iraqi militia say a new drone attack killed 1 commander near the Syrian border.

Hezbollah's leader vows to confront and shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese skies from now on

Aug. 25, 2019 12:16 PM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah's leader vows to confront and shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese skies from now on.

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

Aug. 25, 2019 12:15 PM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.

Aug. 25, 2019 2:50 AM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.