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World - Region
10/6/2022 7:15:38 PM
Israel said Thursday that it will reject Lebanon's amendments to a US-drafted proposal on resolving a long-running maritime border dispute over gas-rich waters of the countries' Mediterranean coasts.

World - Region
9/20/2022 11:33:11 AM
Israel's prime minister on Monday vowed to begin production at a contested Mediterranean natural gas field "as soon as it is possible,'' threatening to raise tensions with Lebanon's Hezbollah group.

World - Region
8/29/2022 4:58:10 PM
The granddaughter of a former Lebanese president Monday announced her bid for the cash-strapped country's upcoming presidential elections on a platform critical of the Iran-backed Shia group Hezbollah.

World - Region
8/9/2022 1:38:10 PM
The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group issued a warning Tuesday to archenemy Israel over the two countries' maritime border dispute, saying that ``any arm'' that reaches to steal Lebanon's wealth ``will be cut off.''

World - Region
7/31/2022 4:14:34 PM
US envoy Amos Hochstein arrived in Beirut Sunday to push talks to resolve a bitter maritime border dispute between Lebanon and Israel over Mediterranean waters with offshore gas fields.

World - Region
7/31/2022 11:39:52 AM
Lebanon's Hezbollah on Sunday aired drone footage of Israeli ships in a disputed gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, highlighting the tension at the center of US-mediated maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel.

World - Region
7/19/2022 8:20:41 PM
Israel's new prime minister paid an unannounced visit to the border with Lebanon on Tuesday, threatening to unleash a harsh military response to what he described as ``unacceptable'' aggression by the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.

World - Region
6/18/2022 2:37:08 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on authorities in Beirut to respect the decision of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which on Thursday imposed life sentences on two members of Hezbollah for involvement in the 2005 bombing that claimed the life of former prime minister Rafik Hariri.

World - Region
6/15/2022 2:48:57 PM
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.

World - Region
6/12/2022 10:21:39 PM
The UN's mission in Lebanon called Sunday for the country's military to guarantee the security of its peacekeepers, alleging personnel were "threatened" by armed men the day before.

World - Region
6/10/2022 1:51:46 PM
All flights to and from Syria's capital were halted Friday, the government said, after Israeli air strikes wounded at least one civilian and reportedly caused damage to an airport runway.

World - Region
6/9/2022 10:06:36 PM
Lebanon should block Israel from extracting gas from a disputed offshore field, Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said Thursday, warning a hydrocarbon exploration company hired by Israel against proceeding with its activities.

World - Region
6/7/2022 11:01:13 AM
Syria's state television reported Tuesday that Israeli missiles targeted Syrian army positions south of the capital of Damascus, causing material damage but no casualties.

World - Region
5/31/2022 12:35:38 PM
Lebanon's longtime parliament speaker, Nabih Berri, who has held the post for 30 years, was re-elected for a seventh four-year term Tuesday with a slim majority. His reelection was practically guaranteed, despite more than a dozen new lawmakers who won seats running on a reform platform.

World - Region
5/19/2022 12:39:04 PM
When Firas Hamdan was injured at a protest near Lebanon's parliament two years ago, the then activist never imagined he would one day return as a lawmaker.

World - Region
5/18/2022 2:05:30 PM
Hezbollah's opponents might rejoice at their loss of majority in parliament but Lebanon's packed political calendar now sets the stage for protracted deadlocks at best or violence at worst.

World - Region
5/17/2022 11:40:00 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies have lost the parliament majority they had held since 2018, according to final results from the Lebanese elections released Tuesday. Hezbollah's most vocal opponents and more than a dozen independents have made gains, the results show.

World - Region
5/16/2022 9:31:08 PM
A lawmaker from the Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Monday warned rivals against becoming "shields for the Israelis", as Lebanon awaits election results likely to weaken the Shia group's bloc.

World - Region
5/16/2022 10:09:28 AM
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies appear to have suffered some losses in this weekend's parliamentary elections, with their opponents gaining more seats and some of their traditional partners not making it into the legislature, early results showed Monday.

World - Region
5/15/2022 10:05:15 AM
Lebanon voted Sunday in its first election since multiple crises dragged it to the brink of failed statehood, a major test for new opposition groups bent on removing the ruling elite.

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