The Maritime Border Agreement with Lebanon

By Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror The agreement with Lebanon over the maritime border has several implications and needs to be examined from different angles. The agreement with Lebanon over the…

Leadership vacuum in Lebanon

The term of President Michel Aoun ends without a successor in sight. By Erin Viner Departure of the 89-year-old Christian president leaves a void at the top of a failing…

Israel signs Lebanon sea deal

Israel and Lebanon sign a maritime delineation agreement – which US President Joe Biden proclaims to be of historic proportions. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister Yair…

Herzog, Biden meet at White House

The Israeli President is visiting Washington at the invitation of his counterpart in the United States. By Erin Viner Talks between Israeli President Isaac Herzog and President Joe Biden yesterday…

Lebanon accuses Israel of sea violations

Israel has adamantly denied the allegations. By Erin Viner The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) announced that its territorial waters were breached four times on Saturday by Israeli military gunboats. The…

Israeli gov’t approves Lebanon deal

Jerusalem’s Security Cabinet voted in favor of Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s summary of a United States-brokered draft agreement for the delineation of Israel’s maritime boundary with Lebanon – highlighting the…

Israel, Lebanon reach historic sea deal

Officials in Jerusalem and Beirut have separately announced a landmark agreement to demarcate their adjacent maritime border – averting a potential war.  By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner While somewhat…

IDF on high alert amid Lebanon gas deal

Tensions are escalating following Beirut’s insistence on “amendments” to a proposed maritime demarcation proposal by the United States. By Erin Viner Israeli  Defense Minister Benny Gantz instructed the security establishment “to…

Israel-Lebanon sea deal advances

The United States has presented a draft agreement to demarcate maritime borders between the two enemy states with a history of conflict. By Erin Viner US Special Envoy and Coordinator…