World nations and prominent international rights groups have joined voices with Syria to condemn a recent decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Israel’s “sovereignty” over the Golan Heights, which have been under the regime’s occupation since 1967.
The long-serving speaker of Lebanon's parliament, Nabih Berri, has told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that American sanctions against the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, are having a "negative impact on Lebanon and the Lebanese.”
Iran on Saturday condemned Britain for its decision to list Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, saying it ignored both the will of a large portion of the Lebanese people and the group’s role in fighting the Daesh terror group.
The British government is to impose a full ban on activities of the Lebanese Resistance Movement Hezbollah as London becomes increasingly irritated by the group’s political and military success in the Middle East.
The Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has strongly denounced a deadly terrorist attack on a group of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces in southeastern Iran, accusing the US, the Israeli regime and their regional allies of nurturing the Takfiri elements behind the Wednesday attack.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on his two-day visit to Lebanon, met with President Michel Aoun and Lebanese officials, as he expressed Tehran’s preparedness to cooperate with Beirut in any way possible.
Lebanon used an Arab economic summit on Sunday to call for the return of Syrian refugees to safe areas of their war-torn country, where the nearly eight-year war is still underway despite a recent series of government victories.
Lebanon says it will file a complaint with the UN Security Council against the Israeli regime’s violation of a number of points contested by Beirut, especially a wall it has built near the Lebanese border.