Hassan Nasrallah said the U.S. military “will pay the price” for the U.S. drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq Friday.
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
If Iran decides to retalitate for the killing of its top general, it can call upon heavily armed allies across the Middle East that are within easy striking distance of U.S. forces and American allies.
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
Al-Muhandis was the deputy commander of the Popular Mobilization Forces, an umbrella group of mostly Shiite paramilitaries.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
U.S. forces conducted “precision defensive strikes” against five sites of Kataeb Hezbollah, an Iran-backed Iraqi militia, a Defense Department official said.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
By Sarah El Deeb, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Lebanon's president Thursday asked a university professor and former education minister supported by the militant Hezbollah group to form a new government, breaking a weeks-long impasse amid nationwide mass protests against the country's political elite.
Attacks and reprisals between Israel and its enemies occur regularly, now and then exploding into all-out war. In particular, Israeli security is threatened by militant groups like Hamas in the south and Lebanon’s Hezbollah to the north. Ryan Chilcote reports…
In our news wrap Monday, 19 states sued to stop rollback of limits on detaining migrant children. The 1997 Flores agreement generally limits that period to 20 days, but President Trump wants to be able to hold entire families longer.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Tens of thousands of Lebanese cast their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers Iran and Saudi Arabia.
By PBS NewsHour
Syrians have continued to flee to neighboring countries and Europe as conflict in their country has intensified, and in Lebanon, nearly one in four people is a Syrian migrant. Meanwhile, pro-Assad leaders have condemned the coordinated strikes on Syria, with…
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