Forty-two year-old Bassam al Sheikh Hussein locked himself inside a Beirut bank with up to 10 hostages when he was refused access to his funds.
Iran's Foreign Ministry refuted allegations levelled by the US Justice Department that a member of the IRGC orchestrated a plot to assassinate former US national security advisor John Bolton as "baseless".
Israel has closed Gaza's only commercial route, blocking the fuel needed to keep the strip's sole power plant running, as Israeli strikes continue to hit heavily populated residential areas in the enclave.
Israel has unleashed airstrikes on Gaza, reportedly killing a senior Islamic Jihad member and several Palestinian civilians.
The development came amid a spree of arrests of individuals and networks, allegedly linked to Israel, by Iran's intelligence agencies in recent weeks.
The occupation that began on Saturday was the second time in days that Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr's supporters had forced their way into the legislative chamber.
The Chinese mission to the UN urged the body to work with the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to bring about broader and more effective efforts to promote peace in the region.
At least five civilians were injured by rubber bullets and dozens of others suffered suffocation due to tear gas shelling by the Israeli forces.
The ruling addressed Israel's 2008 Citizenship Law and sparked criticism from human rights groups who called it discriminatory.
The two presidents will co-chair the 7th Meeting of the Türkiye-Iran High Level Cooperation Council where all aspects of bilateral ties and potential steps to enhance bilateral cooperation will be discussed.
Iran's statement comes a day after US President Joe Biden ended his tour to the Middle East, during which he visited Saudi Arabia and Israel.
Joe Biden delivers tough talk on Tehran’s nuclear ambition, but takes a different approach from Israel as he begins his four-day Middle East tour.
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