Even Iran's Supreme Leader is upset, calling the Iran-backed militias 'thieves' for the disappearance of vast sums of money destined for Tehran, and their vicious infighting over influence and money.
The Iran-backed party is undermining the Lebanese state and international entities and agreements, keeping Lebanon mired in crisis.
Tehran continues to keep the details of the deal secret, and observers fear the economic crisis Iran is facing has forced it to sign an unbalanced deal that will empower China.
Russia is vying for more influence in the Middle East. Its alliance with Iran, the Syrian regime and Hizbullah, however, has cast doubt about its intentions.
The UAE will invest in and alongside Israel across sectors including energy, manufacturing, water, space, healthcare and agri-tech.
An estimated 20,000 foreign fighters -- many of them Kremlin-backed Wagner Group mercenaries -- are 'a stab in our back', the country's interim prime minister said after a historic unity vote.
Robust efforts have been made to resolve Lebanon's crises, but the stalemate will not be shifted while Hizbullah's hegemony continues, and many Lebanese are appealing for outside help.
The Kremlin's increasingly close relationship with the hostile Iranian regime undoubtedly will hobble Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's visit to Gulf countries this week.
The rapid growth in private security firms linked to Russia, Iran, and Bashar al-Assad's brother comes amid a near total absence of Syrian regime-affiliated military and security institutions.
A social media campaign pushing Wilayat al-Faqih, the system of governance that would make Iraq subservient to Ali Khamenei, was met with widespread derision and anger.