Iran Seeks to Open a New Front Against Israel in Syria

(Times of Israel) Avi Issacharoff - In 2018 the Russians told Israel they had successfully brokered an agreement to keep Iranian and Hizbullah forces in Syria 70 km. from the Israeli border on the Golan Heights. On Wednesday, Israel's air force dropped leaflets over Syrian villages near the Golan border warning them to stay away from Hizbullah and Iranian facilities in the area for their own safety. Meaning - an Iranian and Hizbullah presence along Israel's border. There is a general feeling that despite extensive Israeli airstrikes against Iranian facilities and outposts in Syria intended to distance Iran from Israel's borders, the Iranians, via Hizbullah, are coming closer and closer.

2020-11-30 00:00:00

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