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NEWS FROM ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST


IDF: We’re ready for possible conflict with Hezbollah


The Jerusalem Post reports: “Wary of a spillover from the conflict in Syria, Israel is preparing to take on the Hezbollah militia that it suspects is getting advanced weapons from a distracted Damascus.

Israel believes the Lebanese Shi’ite guerrillas also stand ready to retaliate if it carries out long-threatened strikes on the nuclear sites of Iran, another Hezbollah patron.

Hezbollah fought Israel’s far more advanced forces to a standstill when they last came to blows, in 2006, and rained more than 4,000 rockets on northern Israel. A UN-monitored ceasefire has largely held since.

But a senior IDF officer from the Lebanese front said that tensions in Syria ‘had the potential to spill over and trigger a confrontation’ with Hezbollah.

‘We want to preserve the quiet, and we want the other side to know that if they take a step that necessitates we exact a price, they will pay dearly,’ the officer, who declined to be named, told foreign reporters while overseeing a simulated, regiment-strength battle with Hezbollah in a desert army base.

Israel is on the verge of being drawn in to the two-year Syrian insurgency…” (Islam hates the Jews – here’s why: “Satan stood up against Israel” – I Chronicles 21:1. I also predict that when the Islamic hit squads arrive in America they will begin by hitting Jewish centers including New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. Pray for Israel and “the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee” – Psalm 122:6.)


Iran orders terrorists: Prepare for war


WND.com reports: “Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has ordered all of the Islamic regime’s armed forces to prepare for war, WND learned.

According to a source in the Revolutionary Guards intelligence unit, the regime believes Israel is on the verge of an attack, which could then draw America into the conflict.

Hundreds of ballistic missiles are ready to be launched against Israel and U.S. military bases in the region, the source said, and all terror groups that have long been positioned in Europe and America are ready to act should war break out.

While the regime has called the negotiations held in Kazakhstan ‘a turning point’ between Iran and the 5-plus-1 countries – the permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany – it is stalling for time to complete its nuclear weapons development, at which point it believes Israel and the West will have no choice but to accept a nuclear-armed Iran, the source said. However, regime officials do not believe Israel will wait it out and hence the preparations for war, he added…” (Russia will lead the warring nations including Iran and an Islamic confederation during Armageddon – Revelation 16. See Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39. Persia in Ezekiel 38:5 – 7 is Iran and Psalm 83:5-7 completes the Muslim nations joining Russia for one purpose – “They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee:”)



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