Iran is using the Houthis to further its regional agenda without any regard for the welfare of Yemen's civilian population, researchers say.
Securing a land route to the Mediterranean would enable the Iranian regime to funnel arms and fighters across the entire region, experts say.
Optimism prevailed after main political parties agreed on a roadmap to advance the work of state institutions and revive the economy at a meeting convened by President Michel Aoun.
With Mohammed bin Salman, 31, now poised for the throne, a younger generation of rulers is set for power in a country that is used to aging leaders.
Saudi forces arrested three Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps elements during an incident in the kingdom's territorial waters near Marjan oil field.
The countries isolating Qatar will not lift sanctions until the country abandons its 'support for jihadists', a UAE minister said.
Analysts say Qatar has isolated itself by its 'reckless political actions' and call for it to reorient its political compass towards the Gulf states.
The Iran-backed group's continued armament in violation of UN resolution 170 undermines the entire state, officials tell Al-Mashareq.
Under a new constitutional amendment, military courts can now try civilians charged with terror offenses that threaten national security.
The two countries are taking steps to normalise relations, which suffered a setback due to Hizbullah's involvement in the Syrian war.