Using the opportunity, Nasrallah also slammed the American support for Israel and Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal last week.
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Israel launched a massive airstrike against what it said were 60 "Iranian" military targets in Syria late last week, calling the measure retaliation for the firing of almost two dozen rockets into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Israel has called on Saudi Arabia and other US -aligned Gulf Arab states to help take on their mutual foe, Iran, as heightened tensions erupted into violence in the Middle East. Israel has neither confirmed nor denied its role in airstrikes against suspected Iranian positions in Syria, but it admitted its role in the latest and most direct escalation yet. These Iranian bases, with their personal and military equipment are part of an Iranian agenda, which is clearly aimed against Israel and creates a virtual Iranian border with Israel, Valdai Club expert Shlomo Avineri writes.More news: Google WiFi adds device performance network testing feature
Nasrallah said Israel has downplayed its losses in the strikes, in which he said 55 rockets hit military targets in the Golan for the first time since Israel and Syria had reached a cease fire and a disengagement agreement in 1974. Iranian attempts towards a nuclear option have consequently been at the center of Israel's strategic thinking, and it is for these reasons that the Netanyahu government has seen the Iranian nuclear deal as problematic and not totally closing the door for Iran to develop nuclear weapons. With the U.S. pulling out of the Iran Nuclear Deal based on Israeli intelligence, Iran now has its eyes set on getting payback against both Israel and the US.
Iranian media described the attacks as "unprecedented", but there was no official Iranian comment on Israel's claims. Now tensions look set to escalate with devastating effects.More news: Geopolitics Trumps Oil Market Fundamentals: IEA
In Iran, hardliners who oppose working with the U.S. have gotten what they wanted, and it is now likely that they will gain more influence and power as a result of the US' decision. In Syria, Iran have won the war for the Assad regime. While Israel can not interfere in other aspects of Iranian-Russian understanding, including the future of Iranian nuclear development, there is no reason to think that Russia and Israel, which have cooperated successfully on Syria in the past year, are in an extremely complex situation. In his words, Iranian missiles are used by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement to threaten Israel. For those within the region, the willingness of the West to actively engage the regime regarding its behavior in the Middle East is a step forward. The young royal has tried to adopt a more moderate image for the conservative kingdom, but he's also led the war against Yemeni insurgents, whom he accuses of being backed by Iran.More news: Download all the official new OnePlus 6 wallpapers right here