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Tehran's sprawling network of proxies and assets raise concerns it could try to damage US interests far from Iran's own borders
Trump lifted a mysterious hold on military aid to Lebanon amid mounting criticism and comparisons to Ukraine
The congressionally approved military aid to Lebanon was placed under a mysterious hold for months, without explanation from Trump.
Trump could be handing a big win to Iran and Russia by withholding military aid to Lebanon as it spirals into a crisis
President Trump has frozen over $100 million in military aid to Lebanon as it faces a major political crisis, and offered no explanation as to why.
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.