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After returning to Lebanon following his resignation earlier this month, later rescinded, in Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said that Hezbollah was a regional problem and that his nation “cannot do anything about it.” Hariri made the comments in an interview with Al-Rajol, a Saudi magazine, the Daily Star reported Sunday. The Lebanese prime...

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The commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Joseph Aoun, has called upon his soldiers “to be fully prepared on the southern border to confront the Israeli enemy’s threats and violations,” The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. The general also warned that Israel has “hostile intentions against Lebanon, its people,...

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The Arab League held an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday and issued a resolution that heavily criticized Iran and Hezbollah. Speaking at the meeting Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir said his country “will not stand by and will not hesitate to defend its security” in the face of...

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Confronting Iran’s hegemonic ambitions in the Middle East needs to be a “bipartisan priority,” the Democratic congressman who initiated a letter signed by 42 of his colleagues to United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, protesting Iranian interference in Syria, said on Wednesday. “A permanent Iranian presence in Syria is...

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The Lebanese Christian Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al Rai made a historic visit to Saudi Arabia Tuesday, the first by a Christian Patriarch since 1975, according to the Saudi information ministry. Al Rai met Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. The two discussed the importance...

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In the latest episode of ‘Tipping Point’, The Israel Project’s weekly podcast, Lt.-Col. Jonathan Conricus,  the new head of the international media branch at the IDF spokesperson’s unit, discussed the fragile situation on the Syrian border, the prospects of war with Hezbollah, and the significance of the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation. Addressing...

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A recently announced ceasefire deal brokered between the United States, Russia and Jordan “does not meet Israel’s unequivocal demand” that neither Iranian nor any allied forces including Hezbollah be allowed near Israel’s border, Reuters reported Sunday. Israel’s regional cooperation minister, Tzachi Hanegbi said that the deal “does not meet Israel’s...

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Speaking about Saturday’s resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani blasted Saudi Arabia for what he called its “unprecedented” meddling in Lebanese politics, charging that it had forced Hariri to step down, Iran’s semi-official PressTV news reported Wednesday. In remarks directed at Saudi Arabia at a...

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Saad Hariri’s resignation as prime minister of Lebanon and his denunciation of Iran and its client, Hezbollah, for coming “to control the seams of the state and has the final and decisive say in the affairs of Lebanon and the Lebanese,” was an acknowledgment that “Lebanon is an Iranian satrapy run by...

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Lebanon’s prime minister resigned Saturday in a surprise announcement broadcast from Saudi Arabia, blasting Iran for meddling in his country and indicating that his life was in danger, The New York Times reported. Saad Hariri, who was appointed prime minister last December by Michel Aoun, Lebanon’s Hezollah-allied president, broadcast his statement on...

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