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- Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Announces Third Fuel Tanker Will Sail to Lebanon From Iran
- Biden Tells Israeli PM There are “Other Options” for Dealing With Iran in Veiled Threat
- Israel to “Accelerate” Covert Action Against Iran, Budget “Earmarked”: IDF Chief
Published 2021-08-27 21:59:26 by Newsdesk in Lebanon
BEIRUT (10:00 P.M.) – On Friday the Secretary-General of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, announced that a third Iranian fuel tanker will set sail from Iran amid crippling fuel and energy shortages in Lebanon. “We have agreed to start loading a third vessel,” Nasrallah said in a televised speech, according to Reuters. “The coming days will prove those doubtful about the shipments arriving with fuel wrong.” He added that “our words will be clear when the first vessel reaches Lebanon.” Iran’s Tasnim news indicated on Friday that the first tanker bound for Lebanon has recently left Iranian waters and has now entered… Read on ->
Tags: Hezbollah, Iran, Lebanon, Nasrallah
Published 2021-08-27 21:13:49 by Newsdesk in Israel
BEIRUT (9:15 P.M.) – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with U.S. President Joe Biden in the Oval office on Friday, after the meeting was delayed by a day due to Thursday’s deadly bombing of the Kabul airport amid evacuation efforts. As expected, PM Bennett in a White House press conference alongside Biden articulated Israel’s top priority as “we got to stop” Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. This kind of bellicose rhetoric from Israel’s leaders is nothing new, but it appears President Biden made his own ‘threat’, albeit indirectly. “If diplomacy fails, we’re ready to turn to other options,”… Read on ->
Tags: Bennett, Biden, Iran, Israel
Published 2021-08-27 06:51:33 by Newsdesk in Iran
BEIRUT (6:50 A.M.) – Just on the heels of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s remarks to The New York Times this week wherein he openly acknowledged plans to continue covert attacks on Iran, the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi, has followed with his own threat. “The progress of the Iranian nuclear program has led the IDF to accelerate its operational plans and the recently approved defense budget is earmarked for that,” Kohavi said according to a Jerusalem Post report published Wednesday. The IDF chief weighing in to confirm Bennet’s words reveals that the… Read on ->
Tags: Iran, Israel
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