"We have proved that before and we will prove it again in the future", Katz said. This is in addition to military gatherings, which the Lebanese party Hezbollah established in other posts in Syria. Had it not been for the Russian air cover, the Iranian militias would not have been able to advance; rather, they would have faced nearly certain defeat. "The ultimate political solution to the conflict must be forged through the Geneva process" under United Nations resolutions.
The agreement, announced in a U.S. Both Iranian and Hezbollah forces have been backing Assad in the Syrian civil war.
Back on July 7, Russia, the USA and Jordan agreed to back a ceasefire in southwestern Syria and to establish a de-escalation zone in the Syrian provinces of Dara'a, Suwayda and Quneitra, which borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
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He posted a photo on Sunday (Monday AEDT) of him with the baby's mother, Rodriguez, and his oldest son in a hospital in Madrid. Alana Martina is the man's first child conceived with the 22-year-old model. "I think it's a lovely name".
Elsewhere in his comments, the Israeli minister said that Tel Aviv had "set red lines" and that it would stand "firm" on them, alluding to the Israeli military strikes in Syria, carried out against suspected Hezbollah arms depots or in retaliation for attacks launched from the Syrian-controlled Golan.
The pact "does not meet Israel's unequivocal demand that there will not be developments that bring the forces of Hezbollah or Iran to the Israel-Syria border in the north", Hanegbi told reporters Sunday, according to a Reuters report.
Israeli security officials said the drone's operators had deliberately attempted to fly the aircraft across the Israeli border from Syria, but the craft was shot down before it crossed into Israel.
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Like the rest of the region, Israel underestimated in the beginning the Iranian infiltration in Syria. Israel says that it expects any agreement ending the war in Syria to include a 12-mile buffer zone meant to keep away Iranian-backed militants. It fears Iran could use Syrian territory to stage attacks on Israel, or to create a land corridor from Iran to Lebanon that could allow it to transfer weapons more easily to Hezbollah. "We will not allow the establishment of a Shiite front on our border". Of course, the reason is clear, which is that the Syrian regime does not have enough military capabilities due to its losses.
Information for this article was contributed by Ilya Arkhipov, Nick Wadhams and Natasha Doff of Bloomberg News; and by staff members of The Associated Press.
Magnitude-7.3 Quake Hits Iran-Iraq Border
Extensive damage has also been reported in countless villages , which have also seen telecommunication and power outages. Iranian TV says Iraqi officials have reported at least six people dead on Iraq's side of the border from Sunday's quake.