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In this Feb. 1, 2017 photo, Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami, right, is saluted by Boilivarian Army officer upon his arrival for a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. The administration of President Donald Trump is slapping sanctions on El Aissami and accusing him of playing a …

Islamist Venezuelan VP Shifted to Head of Russia Relations

Venezuela dictator Nicolas Maduro announced the appointment of Tarreck el Aissami as head of the Russia-Venezuela Intergovernmental Mixed Commission, a month after he was replaced as vice-president of the socialist regime.

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Report: Trump, Putin to Discuss Iran Presence in Syria

A deal on the pullback of pro-Iranian militias from Syria’s border with Israel is being pushed by Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of his upcoming summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Syria: 24-Hour Russian Bombing Blitz Prompts Rebels to Resume Talks

An “unprecedented” nearly 24-hour bombing offensive by Russian forces that began Wednesday in support of Iran’s narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and other ground forces fighting on behalf of dictator Bashar al-Assad in southern Syria has reportedly prompted rebel fighters to resume peace talks and surrender more than 30 towns.

A boat that officials described as being a "drone boat" once loaded with explosives by Shiite rebels in Yemen, is on display at a military installation in the United Arab Emirates Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Officials involved in the Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis, showed …

Saudi-Led Coalition Displays Yemeni Arms Allegedly from Iran

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Officials in a Saudi-led coalition now battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents.

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.

Report: Hezbollah Rejects Russian Demand to Vacate South Syria

A Syrian human rights monitoring group reported on Thursday that the Hezbollah terror group’s leadership has refused to accede to a Russian request that its forces vacate a number of locations in southwest Syria near the Lebanese border.

In this Aug. 2, 2013, file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah gestures during a rally to mark Jerusalem day or Al-Quds day, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to …

Iran-Backed Hezbollah Chief Vows to Remain in Syria

Lebanon’s Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah will remain in Syria as long as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad wants it there, the group’s leader said on Friday, defying renewed US and Israeli pressure to force Tehran and its allies to quit the country.

A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows armed men, reportedly rebel fighters, driving a motorcycle near an abandoned UN building in the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, at an abandoned UN base at the Quneitra border crossing, on November 28, 2016. Israel's air force targeted gunman linked …

Israel Rejects Reports of Deal Reached to Vacate Iran from Southern Syria

Jerusalem and Damascus rejected reports that a deal had been reached under which foreign forces, including Iran and Hezbollah, would withdraw from southern Syria near Israel’s border. “Israel denies reports that an understanding has been reached,” a diplomatic source said on Saturday.

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 …

Lebanon’s Premier Saad Hariri Chosen to Form New Cabinet

BEIRUT — Lebanon’s president formally asked caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday to form a new Cabinet after the vast majority of legislators named him as their choice for the position of prime minister.

Longtime Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri gives an interview with AFP in his home on Msaileh, south of the southern port city of Sidon, on May 8, 2018. - Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker said in an interview on May 8 that the general election's results vindicated a formula in which …

Lebanon Parliament re-Elects Hezbollah Ally as Speaker

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanon’s new parliament on Wednesday elected veteran speaker Nabih Berri to a sixth consecutive term, making him one of the longest-serving parliamentary heads in the world.

Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday …

Syria Says Withdrawal of Iran, Hezbollah ‘Not on Agenda’

MOSCOW – Syria’s deputy foreign minister said Wednesday Damascus did not envisage Iran and Hezbollah participating in the withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-torn country as announced last week by Russia.

In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 photo, a child, in camouflage and with face painted holds a toy gun, during a rally to mark the seventh day of Ashoura, in the southern village of Seksakiyeh, Lebanon. Ashoura is the annual Shiite Muslim commemoration marking the death of Imam Hussein, the …

Report: Iran Hails Hezbollah ‘Victory’ in Lebanon Poll

TEHRAN – A senior Iranian official on Tuesday hailed the “victory” of Hezbollah in Lebanese elections as a success in the “fight against Israel” and the United States, the state broadcaster reported.