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US president’s olive branch to Iran may ruin Netanyahu’s Trump card

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Published: 30 August 2019

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Both the PM and Gantz stand to gain from increased security tensions; with Iran due to breach the nuclear deal again early next month, Netanyahu wants Trump to play hardball

Netanyahu’s worst nightmare: a Trump-Rouhani meeting (Al-Monitor)
BEN CASPIT: The G-7 statement by US President Donald Trump about Iran changing is the worst nightmare Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could have ever imagined.

Who benefits in Israel from increasing security tension? (Al-Monitor)
Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the head of the Blue and White party, Benny Gantz, both are gaining from increased security tensions.

Iran to further breach nuclear deal on September 6 (Times of Israel)
Islamic Republic has twice scaled back its commitment to the 2015 agreement in recent months

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad openly at the service of Iran (Al-Monitor)
Hamas no longer tries to conceal the growing involvement of Iran in Gaza through its proxy Islamic Jihad.

Egypt said to warn Hamas: End rocket fire, avoid Iran-led fight against Israel (Times of Israel)
Cairo reportedly threatens to stop mediating ceasefire talks with Israel unless ruling terror group reins in violence

Photo Israeli soldiers gather in a field near the border between Israel and Lebanon, December 9, 2018 (Reuters/Amir Cohen)

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