Hezbollah Says Won’t Be Dragged into Civil WarHezbollah says it will not be dragged into a civil war, despite the killing of seven Shiite Muslims during recent violence, which is blamed on the Christian Lebanese Forces (LF) Party.
Decaying Oil Tanker in Red Sea Threatens MillionsThe impact of an oil spill in the Red Sea from a tanker that is decaying in the water could be "catastrophic" , with 8 million people losing access to running water and Yemen’s Red Sea fishing stock destroyed within three weeks.
ISIS Seeking to Lead Afghanistan into Civil War: HezbollahSayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, condemned the ISIS terrorist attack against a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kunduz city, saying the terrorist outfit aims to stoke tensions and plunge Afghanistan into a civil war.
The Japanese government on Sunday protested against South Korea’s military exercises around tiny Liancourt Rocks islands, disputed by Tokyo and Seoul, the Kyodo news agency reported, citing sources in Japanese diplomatic circles.
South Korea summoned Japan’s ambassador on Wednesday to protest Tokyo’s decision to remove Seoul’s fast-track export status, which took effect amid a deepening political and economic feud, Reuters reported.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, announced his resignation because of poor health on Friday, ending a stint at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy in which he sought to revive growth and bolster its defenses.