Tel Aviv Warns Nasrallah: Hiding in Bunker Won’t Save Him From Liquidation if He ‘Challenges Israel’

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Over the weekend, US media reported, citing unnamed sources, that israel had provided Washington with ‘key intelligence details’ ahead of the 3 January assassination of Quds force commander Soleimani in Baghdad.

Israeli Foreign Minister israel Katz has tweeted a warning to Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, telling the Lebanese political and militia movement’s leader that his threats against Israel might get him assassinated.

“Nasrallah has not stopped attacking Netanyahu or threatening Israel. As his distress grows, his eloquence increases,” Katz wrote in two separate Hebrew and Arabic-language tweets.

“In the meantime, [Nasrallah] is forced to go down another floor into the bunker in the face of warnings from his Iranian patrons about the possibility of his liquidation. If he challenges Israel – that won’t help him either,” Katz warned.

Katz’s comments were a response to recent remarks by Nasrallah, who warned Sunday that American troops in the Middle East would “return to the US in coffins” if Washington did not withdraw from the region “in the coming days or weeks”. The militia leader also accused US President Donald Trump of “lying” about slain Iranian general Qasem Soleimani’s alleged plans to attack US embassies in the Middle East, saying no such plans existed.

The militia leader also warned that the recent Iranian missile attack on US bases in Iraq was “a strong…

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