Israel, Lebanon maritime dispute flares

Beirut issued a warning to Jerusalem not to begin gas production in an offshore field in question is within its exclusive economic zone, not in disputed waters. By Erin Viner…

Hezbollah, allies lose Lebanese elections

The powerful Iran-backed terror group and the Shi'ite Muslim movement at large unexpectedly suffered a major blow, according to final results of Sunday’s election. By Erin Viner The Shi'ite Muslim…

Hezbollah could win Lebanese elections

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced his decision to withdraw from politics. By Erin Viner The move by the longtime leader and figurehead of the Sunni Muslim community is…

Israel, Lebanon to resume maritime talks

United States-brokered negotiations to demarcate the Mediterranean Sea border between Israel and Lebanon will resume next week, Israel's Energy Ministry revealed. By Erin Viner Long time foes Jerusalem and Beirut…

Jordan advances electricity supply deal to Lebanon

The assistance comes under a United States-backed regional plan to help Beirut cope with acute power shortages, announced the Hashemite Kingdom’s Energy Minister Saleh Kharabsheh. By Erin Viner Amman will…

Israel reportedly agrees to supply gas to Lebanon

Jerusalem signed a secret deal to indirectly deliver gas to the economically-stricken neighboring Arab Republic, according to local media. By Erin Viner Both the United States and Russian President Vladimir…

Economic protests flare in Lebanon

Drivers of truck, buses and other protestors blocked main roads in Beirut and additional areas in a show of anger at government failure to resolve the country’s devastating economic crisis.…

Lebanon PM set to defy Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced his intention to convene the Cabinet within days for the first time in nearly 3 months, despite objections of the Iran-backed Hezbollah political and…