Israel's defense minister warned drilling would be "a grave mistake," but Hezbollah vowed to "firmly confront any aggression on our oil and gas rights."
The IDF is planning to defend the lucrative platforms as it says Shiite Hezbollah has acquired rockets capable of hitting them.
Syria, Iran and Hezbollah's so-called axis of resistance may have found itself new Palestinian and Iraqi partners opposed to Israel and the U.S.
The announcement comes on the heels of an explosive report.
Iran's powerful allies prepared responses to Trump's Jerusalem speech.
As Trump's upcoming decision threatens regional stability, an Israeli military official said the country has not seen an exercise of this scale in 25 years.
Ron Dermer warned Israel would likely face a war with Hezbollah in Syria or Lebanon.
The administration's bellicose rhetoric might be hurting Kusher's diplomatic efforts.
The U.S. plotted to expel Palestinians fighting Israel in Lebanon and resettle them in Egypt, but Hosni Mubarak demanded an independent state.
Iran has rallied groups across the Middle East against what it perceives to be the combined interests of ISIS, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the U.S.
Lebanon, Iraq and Syria worked with Iran and Hezbollah to defeat ISIS in their respective nations, where Tehran's influence angers Saudi Arabia.
The head of the armed forces said there was a "complete consensus" between Israel and Saudi Arabia in tackling their mutual foe, Iran.
Saad Hariri inherited the leadership of the mostly Sunni Muslim Future Movement and Lebanon's sectarian politics after his father's assassination in 2005.
Bahrain said the "terrorist act" by Iran was meant to destabilize the mostly Shiite Muslim kingdom ruled by a Sunni Muslim monarchy.
Russia said it killed the top militant in May but the Lebanese group has challenged the claim.
In just two days, dozens of Saudi officials were arrested and two princes killed, and talks of war with Iran ignited.
About 800 U.S. soldiers are operating in Niger, part of an "international effort" led by 4,000 French troops.
George W. Bush coined the term back in 2001 after al-Qaeda's attack on the World Trade Center in New York.
Qatari Finance Minister writes that the disruption is a catalyst for new commercial and diplomatic opportunities.
The Trump administration believes the Lebanese militia is plotting assaults on U.S. soil.
Why a warrant? Mueller could have obtained information about the Russian accounts using a grand jury subpoena.
The big domestic story of the year is the ongoing investigations into Netanyahu.