BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Shi’ite Hezbollah movement expects its allies to win more seats in a parliamentary election in May but does not expect any fundamental change in the balance of power in
By Samia Nakhoul, Laila Bassam and Tom Perry
The White House reaffirms its support for the Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri, who surprisingly resigned last week. In a statement published on Saturday, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the prime minister has been a trusted partner of the U.S. in fighting terrorism and protecting refugees.
By Michelle Nichols
By Angus McDowall
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s foreign minister said on Tuesday he supported renewing the mandate of U.N. peacekeeping forces in the country for another year, U.S. and Israeli criticism that the
By Ellen Francis
BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian army and its allies have surrounded Islamic State forces in a second large enclave in the center of the country, a military media unit run by Hezbollah said on Thursday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s army found anti-aircraft missiles among with a cache of weapons in an area abandoned by Islamic State militants, it said on Monday.