Syria says will help Lebanon get gas from Egypt as Iran fuel shipment en route

Times of Israel | Sep 4, 2021 at 8:41 PM
  • Syria has agreed to help crisis-hit Lebanon by allowing gas and electricity transit through its territory, an official saidon  Saturday during the first high-level visit from Beirut to Damascus since Syria’s civil war erupted 10 years ago.
  • The leader of the Iran-backed Lebanese Hezbollah terror group has arranged with allies in Tehran to ship the fuel to Lebanon to help ease the small country’s fuel shortages.
  • Lebanese security officials and politicians have made several visits to Syria in recent years, but almost exclusively in a personal capacity or on behalf of political parties that support President Bashar Assad’s government.