The Jerusalem Post reports: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (pictured) spoke out on Tuesday against Israel’s warming ties to Sunni Arab states in the region, and boasted that Hezbollah and Lebanon have nothing to fear from a future conflict with Israel.
Speaking in a televised address, Nasrallah said “The Israelis believe that they are before two opportunities. The first is establishing relations and alliances with the Sunni Arab states through taking advantage of the confrontation with Iran, and the other is changing the regime in Syria.”
Iranian-backed group Hezbollah is fighting in Syria alongside the Allawite regime’s army and Shi’ite Iran’s revolutionary guard forces against Gulf-backed Sunni rebels. Despite the bloody and complex nature of the conflict, which has seen around 400,000 deaths since 2011, Nasrallah was outraged at the idea that the Jewish state could be considered a friend to Arab countries over Iran.
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