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British Embassy Worker Found Dead in Beirut

British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes was found dead in Beirut, Lebanon, after allegedly being sexually assaulted and left at the side of a road.

"If Iran wants to have good relations with Saudi Arabia, it has to change its policies. It has to respect international law," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

TEL AVIV – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Thursday described Hezbollah as a “first-class terrorist organization” that was responsible for destabilizing the region.  “Hezbollah has kidnapped the Lebanese system,” London-based newspaper Asharq al-Awsat cited Jubeir as saying at a joint news conference in

SOCHI, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 13 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - KREMLIN PRESS CENTRE / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) President of Russia, Vladimir Putin (not seen) meets with Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri in Sochi, Russia on September …

Lebanese Prime Minister Vows to Return Home from Saudi Arabia Soon

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who resigned suddenly while in Saudi Arabia last week, gave an interview on Lebanese television in which he sought to dispel rumors he was forced to resign by the Saudis and promised he would return to Lebanon soon.

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Shin Bet Chief: Iran Helping Hamas Set Up Base In Lebanon

TEL AVIV – The head of the Shin Bet security service on Sunday warned that, backed by Iran, Hamas is establishing a base in Lebanon in a bid to strengthen its ties with Tehran’s “Shiite axis.” Nadav Argaman told ministers at the weekly

Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military exercise in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on June 26, 2013. The Golan Heights was seized by Israel from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War. AFP PHOTO/JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty …

Israel Prepares for Next War with Hezbollah in Mock Village

Between a collection of concrete buildings with Arabic graffiti that are designed to simulate a typical Lebanese village, dozens of Israeli officers are gearing up for their next battle with Hezbollah guerrillas.

Hezbollah supporters wave flags during a ''Victory over Israel'' rally in Beirut's suburbs on September 22, 2006 in Beirut, Lebanon. Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah reportedly said that Hezbollah would not disarm until a Lebanese government capable of protecting the country was in place during the rally. (Photo by Salah …

Hezbollah Vows to Maintain ‘Jihad’ In Syria

The Lebanese Shi’ite movement Hezbollah vowed to maintain its “jihad” in neighboring Syria at a huge rally in Beirut on Wednesday, a day after its leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the war was in a phase of escalation.

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Bomb Blast in Central Beirut Aimed at Bank: Minister

Lebanon’s central bank has pushed its commercial banks to heed the U.S. act, and Blom Bank is one of those that has closed accounts belonging to people suspected of links to Hezbollah. The group had no immediate comment on the blast.

A picture shows surgical scissors and forceps during a mock surgery on a 'SimLife' model at the Pharmacy and Medicine Faculty at the University of Poitiers on February 4, 2016.

In Gaza, Hand Surgery Gets Remote Assistance From Beirut

At a hospital in northern Gaza, a young patient is being prepared for hand surgery as one of the doctors leading the operation watches on — from nearly 200 miles away in Beirut. In the Lebanese capital Doctor Ghassan Abu

Edwin Marian Johnston hold up a photo of her son US Marine CPL Edward Johnston who died in the bombing of his Lebanon barracks in 1983 outside Federal Court September 7, 2007 in Washington, DC.

Supreme Court Upholds Terror Victims Judgment Against Iran

Families of the victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut and other terrorist attacks will be able to collect an estimated $2 billion in frozen Iranian funds, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

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Report: Hezbollah, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Take Over Beirut Airport

JAFFA, Israel – Hezbollah and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard have taken over Beirut’s International Airport, Lebanese and international aviation sources told Al Arabiya TV, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab television news channel. Although the move was made primarily for domestic military ends, the station reports

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Former Gov’t Official: Israel Must Target Beirut in Next War

A former high ranking Israeli official said that Israel is likely to go to war in Lebanon again, but this time it should target the entire country, not just Hezbollah.  In an oped published Wednesday on the Israeli website Ynet,