Netanyahu to Hold Security Cabinet Meeting Amid Iran Threat

Likud Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP

The Times of Israel reports: The Security Cabinet will convene Sunday for the first time in two months, amid cryptic warnings by Israeli leadership in recent days of a growing security threat. Members of the top forum will meet at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem in the afternoon.

In recent days Hebrew media has on several occasions quoted unnamed security officials as warning of the rising threat of an attack orchestrated by Iran.On Friday, Channel 13 news was the latest to report concerns that Tehran, emboldened by military successes against the US and Saudi Arabia, will seek to attack the Jewish state.
Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin have mentioned crucial security needs in recent days as they called for the formation of a broad unity government.

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