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Background The Iranian-controlled terror group Hezbollah and its political allies scored significant gains in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon, the first to be held in nine years, according to preliminary results published on Monday. Hezbollah — and by extension, Iran — has achieved what amounts to complete political and military...

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Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terrorist group that exerts political and military control over Lebanon has won a “decisive” electoral victory and emerged stronger as the result of the first parliamentary elections held in that country in nine years, Reuters reported Monday. A coalition constituting Hezbollah and allied parties – including Amal, another...

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An overnight explosion at a Syrian military base that was powerful enough to be detected by earthquake monitors, left at least 26 people dead, including many Iranians, The New York Times reported Monday. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors events in Syria through sources on...

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A major rationale behind Iranian efforts to develop a nuclear capability has been to acquire what may be termed “immunity from prosecution.” Put simply, by possessing nuclear weapons, Iran would be able to deter both the U.S. and regional powers from intervening – militarily or otherwise – in its nefarious...

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There’s a famous quote attributed to Henry Wotton that “An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” If one takes this aphorism to heart, it is not limited to ambassadors, but to anyone in a nation’s foreign policy establishment. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...

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The upcoming Lebanese elections scheduled for next month could lead to the formation of a “Hezbollah government,” a political scientist told Agence France-Presse in a report published Wednesday. The elections would be the first since 2009 and would be held according to Lebanon’s new election law passed last year. The 128 members...

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s, and by extension – Israel’s future, could go in any one of four distinct directions in the coming months. Netanyahu’s current coalition just escaped its most recent crisis – avoiding early elections. At the same time, Netanyahu is the subject of a number of investigations and could face...

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A prominent Iranian cleric said last week that Hezbollah, the terrorist organization that exercises complete political and military control over Lebanon, will “turn Haifa and Tel Aviv into ghost-towns,” The Jerusalem Post reported Saturday. Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, who made the threat in his Friday sermon, is a senior member of Iran’s...

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In a conference call with The Israel Project on Tuesday, Dr. Jonathan Spyer, a Middle East journalist and analyst, said that Syria has “become a subcontractor for the ambitions of outside powers,” notably the Islamic Republic of Iran. Spyer explained that Iran’s involvement in Syria is a key part of its...

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A new report says roadside bombs disguised as rocks in Yemen bear similarities to others used by Iran’s terror proxy Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and by insurgents in Iraq and Bahrain, the Associated Press reported Monday. The study by Conflict Armament Research comes as the West and United Nations researchers identified...

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