PM Netanyahu and Pres. Trump are slated to meet Monday; they're expected to discuss Iran’s presence on Israel’s northern border, and the looming deadline for Trump’s approval or cancellation of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran.
Reports are mixed on whether or not Russia rejected the Israeli request.
Rich in cash, Iran can afford to buy whichever terrorist groups it wants.
McMaster coyly dodged reporters’ questions on whether he believes the Western Wall is located in Israel, prior to President Donald Trump’s visit to the Jewish State.
"There is no scenario in which Hezbollah can occupy territory inside Israel. I assume that they would say that they did, but in such a situation, in the face of the forces we have - and considering the defensive structure of the Northern Command – it will not happen."
"Mahmoud Abbas will be 92 a decade from now. Israel will not intervene in his replacement, but we will certainly expect changes."
The drill is focused on preparing Israeli soldiers to do battle with Hezbollah in any future conflict.
Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman told cabinet ministers that Hamas is setting up a base across Israel’s northern border with assistance from Iran.
The Lebanese Army said they neutralized the three bombs attached to the camera.
The report throws light on the ongoing collusion between the two terror groups, which are both being funded mainly by Iran.
“The Israelis won’t succeed in surprising us because Israel knows all too well about Hezbollah’s capabilities after the loss it suffered in 2006."
One of the simulations involves an initial attack by the guerrilla group via an “invasion” by dozens of IDF fighters infiltrating border towns.
In the end, any deal that was conceived by Iran and Syria, directly or through proxies, is by definition a bad deal and must be sabotaged -- this appears to be the current American motivation over in the Syrian desert.
"We expect UNIFIL to act against Hezbollah in light of this unambiguous information.”
"The resolution requires UNIFIL to open its eyes, and forces it to act against Hezbollah's terror buildup in the area."
The visit takes place against a background of growing criticism of the United Nations’ performance in the Middle East, particularly along Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.
"General Beary says there are no Hezbollah weapons," Haley said. "That's an embarrassing lack of understanding of what's going on around him. "
Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism decided [she] should be stripped of her title because her visit to Israel violates our country’s laws.”
“The victory over ISIS is welcome,” Netanyahu said. “The entry of Iran is not welcome, it endangers us."
Netanyahu thanked Putin in their joint news conference “for the pensions agreement, which benefits citizens of both countries."
“I will discuss with him Iran's accelerated attempt to establish military bases in Syria," Netanyahu said.
The panel is also investigating cooperation between Syria and North Korea on Syrian Scud missile programs, and surface-to-air missile defense systems.
In the past two years Netanyahu has met with Putin every few months in order to discuss bilateral and regional issues.
Cohen has warned that Iran is filling the vacuum left by ISIS as its hold on territory in Syria and Iraq wanes.
Iran is mulling “U.S. disloyalties along with increasing level (sic) of cooperation with our neighboring countries.”