Hezbollah's efforts to help the Assad regime win the civil war in Syria is a concern to the United States and its allies, a White House spokesman said Tuesday.
The United Kingdom formally requested the European Union designate the Lebanese Hezbollah's military sector a terrorist organization.
The U.S. government rejects Hezbollah's role in the Syrian conflict and affirms its support for Lebanon's policy of disassociation, a government spokesman said.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Hezbollah has taken heavy losses while backing regime forces in Syria, heightening concerns the Shiite movement's heading for a showdown with Sunni jihadists.
Syrian opposition forces said their hospitals were overflowing with wounded Monday as government forces unleashed new airstrikes on the city of Qusayr.
Syrian forces launched an attack Sunday on the rebel-held city of Qusayr, killing at least 13 people, opposition leaders and state-run media said.
Satellite footage reveals Syria has surface-to-surface Tishreen missiles aimed at Tel Aviv, The Sunday Times reported.
Russia says the delivery of anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria is fully legal and denies the delivery will change the balance of power in the Syrian conflict.
A British appeals court Thursday ruled documents alleging a former Saudi defense minister helped Hezbollah launder money must be made public.