Lebanon

Estonia imposes sanctions on Hezbollah

The sanctions will entail restrictions of entry to anyone associated with the terrorist group.

Gulf media speculates on Israel-Sudan relations, secret Lebanese talks

The agreement would be the third after the UAE announced normalization in August and Bahrain in September.

Hariri named as Lebanon's new prime minister

Any new government will have to contend with a financial meltdown worsening by the day, a COVID-19 outbreak and the fallout of the massive explosion at Beirut port.

By REUTERS
22/10/2020
Lebanon's President vows to see through PM nomination, face anyone blocking reforms

Fractious political leaders, in power for decades, have traded blamed for hindering progress as Lebanon sinks into its worst crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war.

By REUTERS
21/10/2020
An Israeli military observation tower overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and part of the maritime borde
Israel-Lebanon negotiations: cautious optimism but no bells of peace

It is essential to keep in mind at this point that the negotiations relate only to the maritime border, nothing else. Neither side intends to discuss land border disputes or additional issues.

Israel has unique opportunity to change perceptions of Hezbollah - report

The Beirut explosion and maritime deal struck between Israel and Lebanon are shifting views of Hezbollah within the country.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Lebanon's President Michel Aoun
Pompeo discusses Israel-Lebanon common maritime boundary with Aoun

“I also underscored the importance for Lebanon's political leaders to implement reforms as called for by the Lebanese people,” Pompeo tweeted.

The Hezbollah flag
Hezbollah: A systematic violator of international law

The growing menace of Hezbollah must be tackled, not merely for the sake of Lebanon’s neighbors, including Israel, but for the sake of the Lebanese themselves.

By ELI BAR-ON
19/10/2020
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