Hezbollah

The deteriorating situation for journalists in Lebanon comes despite its decades-old reputation for being an island of free press in the Arab world.
By attacking protesters, Hezbollah is sending a message that it's willing to use force to protect its political power.
Unofficial results showed Hezbollah and its political allies won just over half the seats in Lebanon’s parliamentary election.
For many younger Lebanese, Sunday brought a first chance to vote in a national election after parliament twice extended a term that expired in 2013.
After previously announcing his resignation while in Saudi Arabia, the Lebanese prime minister has now suspended that decision upon returning to Beirut.
Saad al-Hariri also hinted that he could take back his resignation.
France became the first Western country to indicate that Saudi Arabia was holding Hariri against his will.
As Saudi Arabia reels from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s frontal assault on the kingdom’s elite, indications are that
Saad al-Hariri said he believed there was an assassination plot against him.
The president even disparaged the efforts of the U.S. military.