Nasrallah: Israel in ‘direct combat’ with Iran

Israel National News reports: “Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened Israel on Friday, saying its strike on a Syrian airbase this week has put it in direct confrontation with Iran.

‘The Israelis committed a historic mistake… and put themselves in direct combat with Iran,’ Nasrallah warned in a televised address, according to AFP.

Seven Iranian personnel were killed in Monday’s early-morning strike on the T-4 airbase in Syria, but Tehran had not specified which units the fighters belonged to.

Iran accused Israel of being behind the air strike, as did the Syrian regime as well as Russia. The IDF has refused to comment on the air strike

On Friday, Nasrallah said the casualties were elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards.

‘This is unprecedented in seven years: that Israel directly targets Iran’s Revolutionary Guard,’ Nasrallah said, adding, ‘This is a turning point for the region, and what came before is not what will come after.’…”

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