War clouds gather over Israel as Iran makes peace with Arab rivals
"There's more chance of a large-scale war than ever before," IDF reserve Brigadier General Amir Avivi tells Newsweek.
New Rules in Israel's North
Between mid-March and mid-April, Israel's northern frontier experienced its worst spasm of instability in over a decade-and-a-half.
Qatar, Iran pressure world to condemn Israeli strikes in Gaza
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said the attacks on southern Lebanon violate the country's sovereignty and "territorial integrity."
What U.S., China and Russia are saying about Israel, Gaza, Lebanon violence
Washington, Beijing and Moscow have all called for de-escalation and urged restraint amid a series of escalations between Israelis and Palestinians.
Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system compared to U.S. NASAMS, Patriots
Reports of rocket attacks came shortly after videos captured clashes between Israel's Police force and Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in Jerusalem.
China sends Israel a message after meeting with Arab officials
China made a call for calm between Israel and Palestinians while placing an emphasis on Israel practicing restraint.
Rashida Tlaib calls out Israel 'apartheid'
"It's not 'clashes,'" wrote Tlaib. "It's called apartheid."
Videos show dozens of rockets flying as Israel strikes Hamas in Lebanon
Israel launched a series of air strikes in Gaza and Lebanon on Friday morning.
UN forces warn "serious escalation" as Israel strikes Lebanon amid clashes
"We urge all parties to cease all actions across the Blue Line now," the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon said in a statement shared with Newsweek.
Israel prepares forces 'on all borders' amid Lebanon rocket attacks, unrest
IDF spokesperson Richard Hecht called one of the largest waves of rocket attacks from Lebanon into Israel "a very serious event."
School board bans 'Addams Family' musical over 'dark' themes
There have been heated debates across the U.S. over artistic freedom, with both liberals and conservatives complaining of persecution.
Exclusive: As Iran builds air defense network in Syria, Israel bombs it
A U.S. ally source tells Newsweek Iran is "promoting the deployment of aerial defense capabilities on its behalf in Syria at a cost of tens of millions."
Israel Is Getting Ready for a Third Lebanon War
Quietly, the Israel Defense Forces are preparing for a potential Third Lebanon War against Hezbollah.
Hezbollah says it's 'behind the state' in Lebanon maritime deal with Israel
"The important thing is not to abandon our rights and our water resources," a Hezbollah representative told Newsweek.
Israel strikes major deal to bolster Europe's oil and gas supplies
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid described the deal as a "historic achievement" that would "strengthen Israel's security" and boost Israel's economy.
Israel Must Reject a Terrible Natural Gas Deal With Hezbollah
The recipe for compromise is simple: Israel accepts all Lebanon's territorial claims and redraws its borders.
Natural Gas May Soon Spark War Between Israel and Hezbollah
There are signs that a new Hezbollah attack may be coming in the next few weeks. This time the context is a natural gas dispute between Lebanon and Israel now being mediated by the United States.
While The World Looks to Vienna, Iran Makes Moves in Syria and Lebanon
You might be forgiven for thinking the Biden administration is beginning to take seriously Israel's worries about a nuclear Iran.
Syriac Maronite Church Stands Firm Against Hezbollah
Under the thumb of Iran, Lebanon's message of coexistence between East and West faces serious threat.
Exclusive: China Tops U.S. as Favorite Power Among Arabs Despite Challenges
"China stepped in with a number of advantages, with few regional entanglements and a stated desire to remain apolitical," expert Michael Robbins said.
Justice for My Killed Son, Justice for Lebanon
We will never be able to move on without knowing the truth about what happened to our son and the many that perished that day, two years ago.
World Youth Skills Day Reminds Us of Every Child's Potential
On World Youth Skills Day, we can amplify the stories of young people around the world. We can spark conversation and drive action. We can help.
Lebanon's Parliamentary Elections Offer No Hope for a Benighted Country
Lebanese Twitter lit up on May 15, when the country held parliamentary elections.
Amid Unrest in Israel, Iraq's Iran Allies Tout Missiles That Can Hit Foe
The spokesperson for Iraq's Hezbollah Al-Nujaba Movement told Newsweek that the group "has strong relations and high coordination with the Lebanese resistance and the Palestinian resistance movements."
How Arriving in the U.S. With Nothing Set Me Up to Grow, Thrive and Lead
Coming to the U.S. with no degree and zero experience was a risk, but my boss saw something in me and took me under his wing like a mentor.
Bread, Beer, Meat Prices Could Skyrocket as Ukraine Conflict Continues
One economic expert told Newsweek a 10 to 15 percent increase in the cost of baked goods is expected.
Natural Gas for Hezbollah, but Not the EU?
Amos Hochstein's confusion plays out before our eyes.
A Revised Jordan First Policy
Amman's recent rapprochement with its neighbors is guided by prioritizing national economic interests in a move away from ideological purity.
U.N. Chief Calls for Investigation Into Lebanon Explosion That Killed 216
Over a year after an explosion that ripped through Beirut, the government investigation has stalled, prompting Antonio Guterres to call for more transparency.
U.S. Journalist Nada Homsi Released After Outcry From Human Rights Groups
Homsi, who was detained in Lebanon for alleged cannabis possession and unspecified "security reasons," was released Wednesday.