Israel, Lebanon to resume maritime talks

Lebanon and Israel are set to resume negotiations over their dispute over borders in the Mediterranean Sea. Talks mediated by the United States between the two countries, which are in…

Lebanon’s Christians won’t join new government

Lebanon’s largest Christian political bloc has ruled out joining the next government led by Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri. Gebran Bassil, who leads the Free Patriotic Movement and is the son-in-law…

Hariri returns as Lebanon’s PM

Veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was appointed Lebanon’s Prime Minister for the fourth time. The 50 year-old Sunni leader stepped down from the post almost exactly a year ago amid mass…

Israel & Lebanon agree to negotiate borders

Israel and Lebanon have agreed to a framework for talks to end the longtime dispute over borders to be mediated by the United States. The two countries are still in…

Netanyahu targets Hezbollah in UN address

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Lebanon-based Hezbollah terror group of storing weapons near a gas company in the residential Beirut neighborhood of Jnah. During his annual speech…

US sanctions ex-Lebanese ministers for Hezbollah ties

The U.S. State Department released a statement announcing that “For too long, Lebanon’s political leaders have ignored their responsibility to address the needs of their people and instead built a…

Hamas leader in Lebanon to strengthen ties

Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh headed a delegation to Beirut to attend meetings with local Palestinian leaders, among other unspecified activities. The visit is aimed at bolstering “bilateral relations…

Hezbollah vows to kill Israeli soldiers

The Commanding Officer of the IDF Galilee Division, Brig. Gen. Shlomi Binder, has revealed that Hezbollah made several attempts to attack Israel over the past month. During a ceremony marking…