Iran Issues New Threats: IDF Wary of Hizbullah Attacks in North

[Jerusalem Post] Yaakov Katz - The Israeli army is on high alert along the northern border out of concern that Hizbullah will fire rockets - or use Palestinian proxies to do so - in response to the IDF's escalation in Gaza. This would open a second front for Israel as it operates against Hamas in the south. On Saturday, Saeed Jalili, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, arrived in Syria to discuss the situation in Gaza. According to media reports, Jalili said Iran and Hizbullah had reached an agreement under which the Lebanese group would launch rockets into Israel if the IDF began a ground operation in Gaza.

2009-01-04 06:00:00

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