Skip to main content

Iranian tanker carrying fuel for Lebanon to dock in Syria

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah promised Iranian vessels would bring fuel to Lebanon amid its harrowing energy crisis.
ANWAR AMRO/AFP via Getty Images

An Iranian ship carrying fuel for Lebanon will dock in Syria shortly.

Iran’s semi-official Al-Alam news outlet reported that the tanker will reach Syria’s Mediterranean port in Baniyas Thursday evening or Friday morning. Trucks will then transport the fuel to Lebanon, according to the outlet, which cited unnamed sources.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.