Man convicted in 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister was part of a Hezbollah hit squad, officials say

The assassinations team, known as Unit 121, is controlled by Hezbollah’s top leadership and had already been active for years under different identities when on Feb. 14, 2005, operatives detonated the bomb that killed Hariri and 21 others on a seaside avenue in Beirut, the officials said.

After Gaza terrorists attack Israel six times overnight, IDF strikes Hamas targets

The Israel Defense Forces conducted a second round of airstrikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday morning after terrorists in the enclave fired six rockets at southern Israel overnight, the military said

Israeli delegation to visit UAE next week, accompanied by Trump aides

An Israeli delegation and top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump will fly together to the United Arab Emirates on Monday for talks on cementing the two Middle East countries’ deal to normalise relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Donald Trump hails UAE-Israel agreement as he accepts Republican nomination

Early in his speech, Mr Trump hailed the UAE-Israel agreement on normalisation of relations that he helped to broker, calling it a major achievement in the region. “This month we achieved the first Middle East peace deal in 25 years,” he said, thanking both countries for the breakthrough.

Pompeo: Iran sanctions will snap back at midnight on Sep. 20

“The US triggered the 30-day process to restore virtually all UN sanctions on Iran after the Security Council failed to uphold its mission to maintain international peace and security. These sanctions will snap back at midnight GMT on September 20,” Pompeo tweeted.

Turkey grants citizenship to Hamas operatives plotting terror attacks from Istanbul

According to a senior source,  seven of the 12 operatives have received Turkish citizenship, as well as passports, while the other five are in the process of receiving them. In some cases, the operatives are living under Turkish aliases.

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