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Israel, Russia to cooperate on foreign troop exit from Syria: Benjamin Netanyahu

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in an interview with Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) published on Sunday, said the situation in Syria had visibly stabilised after operations by Syrian government forces with Russian aerial support.

Hezbollah leader warns Israel over attacks in Syria

Israel considers Iran to be its greatest enemy, and it has repeatedly warned that it will not allow Iranian troops — who have been fighting alongside Syrian government forces — to maintain a permanent presence in postwar Syria.

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Syrian state media says US struck army base, US denies

Syrian state media and a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah group said early on Thursday that the US-led coalition targeted Syrian army positions in Syria's desert, but US military officials denied any knowledge of the strikes.

Syrian air defences shoot down missiles over two air bases: state TV, Hezbollah

Israel has struck Syrian army locations many times in the course of the conflict, hitting convoys and bases of Iranian-backed militias that fight alongside Syrian President Bashar al- Assad's forces.

Hezbollah doesn't expect Israeli war, but is ready for one

As the war in Syria enters its eighth year, Sheikh Naim Qassem also said there was no end in sight to the conflict which would go on for at least two more years, and President Bashar al-Assad could not be forced out of an eventual settlement.

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri threatens to resign over Hezbollah influence

The Iran-sponsored Hezbollah, which has representatives in Lebanon's parliament, is the focus of talks between the country's political parties on reaching an accord over-representation and on limiting foreign interference in domestic politics.

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Saudi Arabia declared war on Lebanon, detention of Saad al-Hariri insult to Lebanese people: Hezbollah

France became the first Western country to indicate that Saudi Arabia was holding Hariri against his will, saying it wished for him to have "all his freedom of movement and be fully able to play the essential role that is his in Lebanon".

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns amid tensions with Hezbollah, cites life threat

Saad Hariri's resignation Saturday is expected to raise tensions in the country. In his speech, he suggested he feared for his life and said the atmosphere in the country is similar to the one that existed before his father, the late prime minister Rafik Hariri, was assassinated in 2005.

US House passes sanctions on Iran-backed Hezbollah

However, winning international support for an intensified campaign against Hezbollah could prove difficult. The powerful organization is part of Lebanon's fragile coalition government and commands enormous support for the social services it provides.

Israel accuses Hezbollah of Golan shelling to spark war with Syria

Twice last week, mortar rounds or rockets launched from Syria hit areas of the Golan that Israel has held since the 1967 Middle East war, causing no casualties but drawing retaliatory artillery fire against Syrian army posts.

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