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36 years ago, the Beirut bombing took the lives of 220 US Marines, the worst single-day loss for the service since World War II’s Iwo Jima
Thirty-six years ago, two suicide bombers killed 241 American and 58 French military personnel, as well as six civilians, in Beirut, Lebanon.
The US put sanctions on a Hezbollah-linked bank, a likely show of support for Israel as conflict with Lebanon looms
The US sanctions came from the Department of Treasury's Office of Financial Control (OFAC) and targeted Jammal Trust Bank,
Israel has launched air strikes in Iraq and Syria in the past week, and is accused of sending explosive drones to Beirut in an assassination attempt.
The Trump administration has pursued a hardline crackdown on organized crime, and five groups named by the Justice Department on Monday will be targeted by a new transnational organized-crime task force.
In total, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran must comply with 12 points, all of which the Iranian government will most likely reject.
The perpetrator of Sunday airstrikes in Syria hasn't been confirmed, but Iran believes it was Israel and is likely to retaliate, a former IDF intel chief said.
A massive investigation accuses Obama of laying off a terror group for the Iran deal — and the reaction is split
The DEA was reportedly prevented by the Obama administration from carrying out an investigation that could have been a blow to Hezbollah.
Although Lebanon's Prime Minister has suspended his resignation, its fallout could lead at best to economic stagnation, and at worst, a new civil war.
It looks like Saudi Arabia removed Lebanon’s prime minister — and it may be the first move in starting a war
"The Saudis appear to have decided that the best way to confront Iran is to start in Lebanon," a European diplomat recently told Reuters.