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https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/gulf/2017/11/07/Saudi-Arabia-We-will-treat-Lebanese-government-as-a-declaration-of-war.html

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Saudi minister of Gulf affairs, Thamer al-Sabhan, said on Monday that Lebanon had declared war against Saudi Arabia because of what he described as aggression against the Kingdom by the Iran-backed group Hezbollah.

“We will treat the government of Lebanon as a government declaring war on Saudi Arabia due to the aggression of Hezbollah,” he said in response to the recent decisions taken by the Lebanese government.

Al Arabiya reported that Saudi King Salman had informed the outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri of the details of Hezbollah’s aggression against Saudi Arabia, adding that the Lebanese government should be aware of the dangers imposed by these militias.

Sabhan added that Hezbollah militias are involved in terrorist acts that threatens the Kingdom, stressing that Saudi Arabia will use all political and other means to confront what he called the “Party of Satan.”

“We expect the Lebanese government to act to deter Hezbollah,” he said in an interview with Al Arabiya.

Sabhan also accused Hezbollah of smuggling drugs to Saudi Arabia and training Saudi youths on terrorism.

The Saudi minister said that Hariri and the Lebanese government would not accept the positions of Hezbollah militia, stressing that talk about forcing Hariri to resign lies to disperse Lebanon.

“Lebanon is kidnapped by the militias of Hezbollah and behind it is Iran,” he said.

Last Update: Tuesday, 7 November 2017 KSA 02:06 - GMT 23:06

 

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22 minutes ago, Ībn Mūneer Āl-Feylī said:

They always need a boogeyman don't they, its really funny how they continue to isolate themselves in the region because of their hostility toward Iran. They only have Bahrain, UAE and Israel on their side now. The rest of the Sunni world may not be fans of Iran, but they are certainly not hostile to the same degree to the point where they demand every nation have no ties with Iran, else they cut-off ties with them. Not sure how long Saudi Arabia will sustain itself this way, but it seems like a country in panic mode, I bet if they don't manage to diversify their economy away from oil, they'll blame Iran for limiting their potential too.

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Bismehe Ta3ala,

Assalam Alikum 

Within a few weeks 3raq will declare victory against Da3ish.  This of course is not according to House of Saud plans.

We wait now for the new terror group that HOS will create or is creating and Insh'Allah soon we will see the end of this monstrous regime.

M3 Salamah, FE AMIN Allah 

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And surprise surprise the Saudis will be helped and vice versa by their laanaati cousins the Israelis

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-07/leaked-secret-israeli-cable-confirms-israeli-saudi-coordination-lebanon

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Hezbollah has strong hold over labanese people and Aale Saud won't like that plus their every plan has turned upside down due to Hezbollah-Iran combo. They needed an excuse to go after Hezbollah and tame one. 

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On 11/7/2017 at 12:24 PM, Hasani Samnani said:

And surprise surprise the Saudis will be helped and vice versa by their laanaati cousins the Israelis

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-07/leaked-secret-israeli-cable-confirms-israeli-saudi-coordination-lebanon

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On Sunday, just after Lebanese PM Hariri's shocking resignation, Israel sent a cable to all of its embassies with the request that its diplomats do everything possible to ramp up diplomatic pressure against Hezbollah and Iran.

The cable urged support for Saudi Arabia's war against Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen.

The cable stressed that Iran was engaged in "regional subversion". 

Israeli diplomats were urged to appeal to the "highest officials" within their host countries to attempt to expel Hezbollah from Lebanese government and politics. 

The zerohedge post claims that the above was released by an Israeli television channel (not PressTV).

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Yes an Israeli journalist released translated and Hebrew version of confidential cable. 

Either they want everyone to know what they are doing or........ their own people are sabotaging them with breaking news.:party:

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Article to go/with OP:

http://www.arabnews.com/node/1190766/saudi-arabia  KSA calls on its citizens to leave Lebanon and it is Hezbollah's fault.

l am guessing this is a war alert.

OPINE: ain't the murder-by-famine of Yemen enough? KSA has today closed all airports and seaports in Yemen while the UN slaps-on sanctions because the Houthi's allegedly fired a missile into a relatively remote area of KSA. Where did the missile come from? Why was is so inaccurate? Who actually fired it? And where was it fired from? [the map l saw is not a Houthi area]

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2 minutes ago, hasanhh said:

l can't do this kind of thing, but if someone can screen-shot tonight's Al-Jazeera "Hezbollah News" we can see war-is-on-the-way.

:cry:

They've asked all their citizens to not travel to Lebanon, as have Bahrain, UAE and Kuwait. I don't think the Saudis will attack, not sure about the Israelis though, they sound like they need another war, their mowing the loan operation in Gaza in 2014 was a while ago. 

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2 minutes ago, Mohamed1993 said:

They've asked all their citizens to not travel to Lebanon, as have Bahrain, UAE and Kuwait. I don't think the Saudis will attack, not sure about the Israelis though, they sound like they need another war, their mowing the loan operation in Gaza in 2014 was a while ago. 

l am referring to this:  http://www.aljazeera.com/topics/organizations/hezbollah.html 

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Just now, hasanhh said:

Yeah, I;m seeing a ton of rhetoric, but here's what I think; pretty much everything in the region is going against Saudi and going in favour of Iran, will Iran risk an all-out war for this, its doubtful, not that they aren't capable of winning against Saudi, but its more like do they have to really fight, they've taken a few hits in Syria from Israeli strikes, but it hasn't weakened them. My suspicion is the Iranians will be smart whatever the Saudis and Israelis do, I can't predict their response, but it will be well calculated and measured. 

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Just now, hasanhh said:

^^^^ @Mohamed1993   l can't predict either but what nobody needs is another war. Trump is busy in Asia (now at APEC Summit -left ZhongGuo) and is dependent on whatever BS somebody feeds him.

I'm basically saying Hezbollah/iran won't go all-out and just fire missiles non-stop at Israel, it could risk a bigger war at a time that's not right, Syria is just about stabilising now, Iraq is ISIS free, the Saudis are a lost cause in Yemen, it depends how Israel attacks if they do, but the response will be proportionate. There's times for showing resilience and resistance, but there's also times you need to be wise and ask yourself, why bother responding with full aggression to an attack on a weapons depot when I can just replace them, and I am continuing to grow stronger in the region regardless of these attempts to try and stop it. 

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6 minutes ago, hasanhh said:

^^^^ @Mohamed1993   l can't predict either but what nobody needs is another war. Trump is busy in Asia (now at APEC Summit -left ZhongGuo) and is dependent on whatever BS somebody feeds him.

These people are keen to provoke a war that plays right into their hands. Hezbollah have been smart about not responding to many of these strikes, because the Israelis would love a response to start another war, Bibi needs his ratings to go up, he's under investigation for corruption charges, so just don't give them what they want. respond when it is warranted. I've often been frustrated by Hezbollah's lack of responses sometimes, but I realise its actually wise.

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