As Hizbullah faces fresh sanctions on a network of its financiers, it is also suffering the impact of the new terror designation of the IRGC.
The designation will help to block the malign activities carried out by the IRGC, both directly and through the armed groups it supports.
Iran-aligned militias and political parties are using leverage they gained during the ISIS fight to impose their will and serve Iran's interests.
The Lebanese militia is under increasing financial strain as a result of international sanctions and its designation as a terrorist group.
Lebanese officials expressed relief over the decision, saying they hope it will spur economic growth by revitalising the tourism sector.
Economists welcomed the government's policy statement but stressed the importance of implementation for achieving its goals.
The results of a recent study into the impact of sectarianism on the voting patterns of youth were announced at a seminar in Beirut.
The GCC is a strong regional partnership that is capable of deterring any threats to regional stability posed by neighbouring Iran, analysts say.
The Ministry of Human Rights is seeking the release of dozens of abducted women who are being held without charge in Houthi prisons.
Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced a new government Thursday, putting an end to a political impasse and eight months of wrangling.