Putin is the responsible adult who would quash war attempts in the region because it is contrary to Russian interests.
This latest move, of throwing their eggs in Iran’s basket, is already alienating Hamas, not only with the Sunni rulers, but with the Sunni street in Gaza and the PA.
“There are some new ideas on the table. More than that I cannot discuss. There is room for cautious optimism," Steinitz said.
Hezbollah is embedded with the Syrian Republican Guard and Fourth Division in order to avoid detection, according to local sources.
Russia is widely believed to have agreed not to interfere with Israeli military action taken against Iranian forces and Iranian-backed Hezbollah fighters in Syria.
The ministry did not specify which news outlets it was referring to; however, numerous Arab sources reported on the incident.
Despite much speculation the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. Russia and Israel have not confirmed or denied the reports.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Friday that Israel had attacked the a-Dab'a airport, which is not far from the border with Lebanon.
Hariri is considered Lebanon's leading Sunni politician.
The Iranian controlled Hezbollah is concerned by Saudi interference.
Dr. Eldad Pardo: Israel could be left with “no choice” but to recapture parts of Lebanon, should hostilities with Hezbollah reignite.
It is unbelievable, but 73 years after the Holocaust, there is a country in the Middle East, Iran, that is calling for the destruction of another six million Jews," Netanyahu told Putin.
“While Nasrallah portrays himself as the defender of the Lebanese people, he must understand that if he plays the Iranian card he will destroy his country.”
The Lebanese army has been deployed to try and restore the calm.
Hezbollah and its allies won in at least eight of the 15 redrawn voting districts. Prime Minister Sa'ad Hariri said, "I extend my hand to everyone because I know Lebanon can be ruled only with all of its political elements."
The European Union said it had deployed election observers in all of Lebanon’s voting districts.
“The northern front presents a paramount strategic challenge that necessitates the IDF and the rest of the security establishment to strengthen even further its readiness."
After the crash, a second UAV of the Israel Air Force destroyed the crashed aircraft on the ground.
Hezbollah denied that Israel had carried out any raids on Syria’s borders. Other than to say it was “aware” of the reports, the IDF declined to comment.
The defense minister should probably devote more time to figuring out safe and expedient escape routes for the residents of northern Israel than to issue needlessly alarming messages.
"Israel can deal with Syria independently and doesn't need any help," but at "farther ranges and to a bigger and stronger country," coordination with the US is important.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Saudi Crown Prince agreed to work together to support the Lebanese government in exerting its power over all the Lebanese territories.
“Hezbollah declared its ranks in readiness for the past two days for fear of Israeli aggression on Lebanon."
Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces is investigating Major Susan Hajj Hobeiche, the former head of the Anti-Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Bureau, on suspicion of hiring a hacker to frame Itani – whom she blamed for losing her job.
"We are engaging with the governments of both Lebanon and Israel to ensure Lebanon’s southern border remains calm," Sec'y Tillerson said.