“Passing and enforcing resolutions can save innocent lives. It is the Council’s responsibility to implement them."
Some frank exchanges were reported about Shoigu's meetings with PM Netanyahu and Minister Liberman, and they were all about the Iranian threat to Middle east peace.
Netanyahu also said that Iran would have an arsenal of nuclear weapons within 8-10 years if the nuclear deal is not changed.
“We will not allow the transfer of advanced weaponry by Iran through Syria to Lebanon."
The attack was a response to anti-aircraft fire aimed at IAF planes on a routine photographic mission flight over Lebanon.
He called Bennett's idea of severing all contacts with the PA and canceling all agreements reached with it an "election slogan."
"The Lebanese army has lost its independence and become an integral part of the Hezbollah network."
The rebel force is shown shooting several rocket volleys at a Salafi jihadist group active in the Yarmouk Basin in southern Syria.
“Netanyahu and his government do not know how the war will end if they start one."
"I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man."
"What are we supposed to think about the ‘friendliness’ of the Iranian leaders under such circumstances?" Ambassador Koren asked.
All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.
The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
“We know that the jihadis have a lot of money . . . Would Kim Jong-un sell deadly VX for $40 million a kilogram? I think absolutely they would.”
Israel has repeatedly warned that it will not tolerate an existential threat along its borders.
Arab sources say Israel attacked Syria after the infiltration.
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.
"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."
What happened to all that good will towards Russia that set Presidential Candidate Donald Trump from all his foes?
"Mahmoud Abbas will be 92 a decade from now. Israel will not intervene in his replacement, but we will certainly expect changes."
Shin Bet director Nadav Argaman told cabinet ministers that Hamas is setting up a base across Israel’s northern border with assistance from Iran.
On Thursday morning, Israel delivered a daring message to all the powers involved in the war in Syria, that it was prepared for military confrontation with any one of them if it saw such confrontation as being vital to its security.
Needless to say, the Syrian military's official announcement did not mention the nature of the target - a chemical weapons plant.