Prominent Lebanese singer and composer Samir Sfeir was deported from Saudi Arabia after a 50-day detention.
"We welcome any resistance against the Israeli occupation wherever and whenever it is carried out," a Hamas spokesperson told Newsweek.
"If they want to vote, they can go home and vote there," one Lebanese protester said. "Since they love Bashar Assad, why don't they go home?"
"I think that all the countries and different terror organizations, of course led by Iran, that surround us, they look at this conflict, and they want to learn," an Israel Defense Forces official told Newsweek.
The strike came after four rockets were launched into Israel from Lebanon.
"The President conveyed to the Prime Minister that he expected a significant de-escalation today on the path to a ceasefire," according to the White House's account of President Joe Biden's fourth call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu since the latest Gaza crisis began.
Rocket fire from Syria marks the third front in which Israel has faced hostilities since the eruption of conflict with Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip, a battle with ramifications across the Arab and Muslim world.
Israeli tanks opened fire in an effort to halt mass protests that crossed the border from Lebanon into Israel, reportedly injuring two and prompting the Lebanese military to respond to the scene.
The Israel Defence Forces said that "three rockets were fired from Lebanon into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the Galilee," raising concern about a new front home to the powerful Hezbollah and other factions that support Palestinian fighters already at war.
A woman's dismembered limbs were found in a street in Lebanon's capitol Beirut.
The U.S. can further honor the memories of Slim, al-Hashemi, Khashoggi and countless unknown activists by naming their murderers and holding them accountable.
"It's gotten close to a billion people out of poverty over the last 40 years, and given the economic challenges in the Middle East, there is a lot to like about the thinking of the Chinese model," Princeton University's Michael Robbins told Newsweek.
A rare winter storm blanketed swathes of the Middle East, from Saudi Arabia to Syria and Libya to Lebanon, in snow.
Newsweek spoke exclusively with four Israeli security officials charged with frontiers facing Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the southern borders with Egypt and Jordan, revealing their primary security concerns for 2021.
Biden should maintain and strengthen the broad U.S.-Israel diplomatic, military and intelligence relationship.
"A patrol from the Intelligence Directorate stopped three young men as they approached the technical fence in the Sahl al-Khiam area while they were apparently drunk, and the Israeli enemy forces fired at them," the Lebanese Army said following an IDF alert at the tense Israeli-Lebanon border.
Rather than paving the way for Israeli-Lebanese peace, Beirut's officials are seeking to reap an economic windfall from offshore hydrocarbon deposits.
Israel's Brigadier General Ido Mizrachi told Newsweek "we have to be ready to operate against Hezbollah," which said the powerful Lebanese movement's forces are "always prepared" regardless of the IDF's massive military drills.
Lebanese General Security director Major General Abbas Ibrahim brought to Washington a list of demands for Damascus including sanctions relief and closing Al-Tanf garrison in exchange for help on returning Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, Newsweek has learned.
After journalists arrived at the site and began to inspect, a Hezbollah spokesperson told Newsweek that "with this tour, journalists saw directly and with their bare eyes what these sites are."
Columns of smoke could be seen rising from the southern town of Ain Qana after reports of a large blast, where Lebanon's Hezbollah told Newsweek mines planted during the 2006 war with Israel caused the explosion.
Justice can't be fully served unless Hezbollah, which masterminded the 2012 bombing that killed six and injured dozens more, is held accountable by Bulgaria, the European Union and the global community.
The latest blaze in Beirut broke out far from the site of the blast that killed more than 190 people last month, but last week Lebanese authorities discovered several tons of explosive ammonium nitrate at the port.
The Lebanese Army said a warehouse storing oil and tires is burning at the duty-free market in the port of the Lebanese capital
The Lebanese Armed Forces announced Thursday that its army engineering regiment discovered 4.35 tons of ammonium nitrate during an inspection of four containers at Beirut port entrance 9.
Salim Ayyash was found guilty of assassinating Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, while Assad Sabra, Hassan Issa, and Hassan Habib Merhi were cleared and both Hezbollah and Syria were found to be not directly involved.
"The resistance against the Zionist enemy will lead them to certain defeat, and this is a great lesson to all governments and nations in the region," the Iranian Foreign Ministry said.