Lebanon, Iraq, and Iran declared recent Israeli aggression as an act of war after attacks on Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq over the weekend. The so-called preemptive strikes were backed by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The Saudis have been meddling in Lebanon, and are being blamed for the resignation of the prime minister. Lebanon may fall into to civil war or a war between Israel and Hezbollah. It appears that the crown price is embarking on policies that are destabilizing the region.