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Former Air Force Commander: Chances Low for War Up North

Putin is the responsible adult who would quash war attempts in the region because it is contrary to Russian interests.

Starved for Real Success, Hamas Falls into Iranian Trap

This latest move, of throwing their eggs in Iran’s basket, is already alienating Hamas, not only with the Sunni rulers, but with the Sunni street in Gaza and the PA.

Report: Israel, Lebanon Working on Solution to Maritime Border Dispute

“There are some new ideas on the table. More than that I cannot discuss. There is room for cautious optimism," Steinitz said.

Hezbollah Fighters Killed In Syria’s Dera’a Province Reveal Continuing Iran Presence

Hezbollah is embedded with the Syrian Republican Guard and Fourth Division in order to avoid detection, according to local sources.

Liberman, in Moscow, Thanks Russia for ‘Understanding’ Israel Security Needs

Russia is widely believed to have agreed not to interfere with Israeli military action taken against Iranian forces and Iranian-backed Hezbollah fighters in Syria.

Russia Denies Sukhoi Escorted Israeli F-16s Away from Lebanese Airspace, Calls Report ‘Nonsense’

The ministry did not specify which news outlets it was referring to; however, numerous Arab sources reported on the incident.

Report: Russian Sukhoi Jets Escort Israeli F-16s Out of Lebanon

Despite much speculation the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. Russia and Israel have not confirmed or denied the reports.

Iran Denies Losing Any Fighters in Homs Rocket Attack

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Friday that Israel had attacked the a-Dab'a airport, which is not far from the border with Lebanon.

Lebanon’s PM Hariri Returns for Third Term

Hariri is considered Lebanon's leading Sunni politician.

Hezbollah Whining: Saudis Trying to Keep Them Out of New Lebanon Government

The Iranian controlled Hezbollah is concerned by Saudi interference.

Iran Specialist Says Israel May Be Forced to Re-Conquer Lebanon

Dr. Eldad Pardo: Israel could be left with “no choice” but to recapture parts of Lebanon, should hostilities with Hezbollah reignite.

Netanyahu Cites ‘Deep Ties Between Our Peoples’ After 10 Hours with Putin in Moscow

It is unbelievable, but 73 years after the Holocaust, there is a country in the Middle East, Iran, that is calling for the destruction of another six million Jews," Netanyahu told Putin.

Naftali Bennett: ‘Syria Will Be Iran’s Vietnam’

“While Nasrallah portrays himself as the defender of the Lebanese people, he must understand that if he plays the Iranian card he will destroy his country.”

Riots and Fighting in Beirut Following Hezbollah Election Victory

The Lebanese army has been deployed to try and restore the calm.

Iran-backed Hezbollah Declares ‘Victory’ in Lebanon’s Parliamentary Election

Hezbollah and its allies won in at least eight of the 15 redrawn voting districts. Prime Minister Sa'ad Hariri said, "I extend my hand to everyone because I know Lebanon can be ruled only with all of its political elements."

Lebanon’s Voters Cast Their Ballots in First Election Since 2009

The European Union said it had deployed election observers in all of Lebanon’s voting districts.

Liberman: Iran Leading United Northern Front Against Israel

“The northern front presents a paramount strategic challenge that necessitates the IDF and the rest of the security establishment to strengthen even further its readiness."

Armed Israeli Drone Crashed in Lebanon Due to Technical Malfunction

After the crash, a second UAV of the Israel Air Force destroyed the crashed aircraft on the ground.

Arab Media Report Israeli Air Strikes on Hezbollah Positions Along Syrian-Lebanese Border

Hezbollah denied that Israel had carried out any raids on Syria’s borders. Other than to say it was “aware” of the reports, the IDF declined to comment.

Liberman: Home Front Not Ready for War in the North

The defense minister should probably devote more time to figuring out safe and expedient escape routes for the residents of northern Israel than to issue needlessly alarming messages.

‘Israel Should Develop Capability to Deal With Nuclear Threat Alone’ Says Yadlin

"Israel can deal with Syria independently and doesn't need any help," but at "farther ranges and to a bigger and stronger country," coordination with the US is important.

UK, Saudi Arabia Call to Disarm Hezbollah, Empower Lebanese Government

British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Saudi Crown Prince agreed to work together to support the Lebanese government in exerting its power over all the Lebanese territories.

In Lebanon, Hezbollah Declares ‘State of Emergency’ Fearing Israeli Attack

“Hezbollah declared its ranks in readiness for the past two days for fear of Israeli aggression on Lebanon."

Lebanese PM Scolds Minister Who Apologized to Actor Framed as Mossad Spy for Israel

Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces is investigating Major Susan Hajj Hobeiche, the former head of the Anti-Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Bureau, on suspicion of hiring a hacker to frame Itani – whom she blamed for losing her job.

Tillerson to Hariri: Iran’s Influence ‘Unhelpful to Lebanon’s Long-term Future’ (video)

"We are engaging with the governments of both Lebanon and Israel to ensure Lebanon’s southern border remains calm," Sec'y Tillerson said.

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