If Russia was involved, it may be a sign of Vladimir Putin’s determination to assert the prerogatives of his nation's sphere of influence in Syria.
“Iran seeks to use Syrian territory to attack Israel for its professed goal of destroying Israel,” Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu said, vowing that his country would do “whatever is necessary" in defense.
The group's secretary-general says Saudis forced the Lebanese prime minister to announce his resignation in a bid to destabilize his country.
Before Donald Trump destroys the best global foreign policy achievement of the last decade, the world community has to stop him.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his nation opposes the Trump-Putin cease-fire in Syria, and that Israeli position could push the U.S. toward wider wars.
The military claims the action was taken in "collective self defense" of its partner forces.
Lebanon finally has a president, Michel Aoun.
The truce, brokered by the U.S. and Russia, is to take effect Monday evening. Lebanon's Hezbollah forces have been fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad and get aid from Iran, which stressed that the agreement needs a “monitoring instrument."
Mustafa Badreddine, the Hezbollah commander responsible for Syria, was killed last Friday in an explosion near Damascus.
Apparently, Russian President Vladimir Putin feels that he has accomplished his main goal in Syria, which was to shore up the Syrian government and prevent it from falling to the rebels.