Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near northern Israel

(Worthy News) – Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with Israel and Lebanon in a new expansion of Tehran’s influence in the war-torn country. The army and the Shi’ite forces advanced east and south of the Sunni-rebel held bastion of Beit Jin…

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Iran army chief vows next war will see 'eradication' of Israel

(Worthy News) – Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), issued new threats against Israel on Thursday, vowing that any future conflict will be the Jewish state’s last. “It is a proven claim that today we say any new war will lead to the eradication of the…

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Lebanon’s Saad Hariri returns to Beirut amid Saudi resignation saga

(Worthy News) – Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than two weeks ago. His resignation, made in an uncomfortable televised statement from Riyadh, set off an international political crisis involving Paris and…

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Lebanon under ‘total control’ of Hezbollah, Bahrain says

(Worthy News) – Saudi Arabia warned Sunday that it would not stand idly by in the face of Iranian “aggression,” as Bahrain said the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah was “in total control” of Lebanon. The foreign ministers of both Gulf states spoke at an extraordinary general meeting of the Arab League at its Cairo headquarters,…

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Hamas rejects Arab League labeling of Hezbollah as ‘terrorists’

(Worthy News) – The Palestinian terror group Hamas rejected on Monday an Arab League resolution labeling Lebanon’s Hezbollah a terrorist organisation. In a statement, Hamas said it “rejects the description of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement as terrorist.” Rather, it added, Israel’s actions against Palestinians should be labelled “terrorism.” [ Source: Times of Israel (Read…

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IDF Chief of Staff: Israel willing to share intelligence with Saudis

(Worthy News) – Gadi Eisenkot has offered to share Israeli intelligence about Iran with Saudi Arabia, in remarks published in a rare interview with a Saudi newspaper published in London. “We are ready to exchange experiences with Saudi Arabia and other moderate Arab countries and exchange intelligence information to confront Iran,” Eisenkot told the Elaph…

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Arab League to meet on Iran at Saudi request

(Worthy News) – The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss “violations” committed by Iran in the region, according to a memorandum. Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates supported the Saudi request, which was also approved by Djibouti, the current chair of the pan-Arab bloc,…

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