Israeli Minister Recognizes Israel's Secret Ties With 'Many' Arab States

Israel ready to cooperate with S Arabia to face Iran Defence chief

Israeli Minister Recognizes Israel's Secret Ties With 'Many' Arab States

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told an Arab League meeting on Sunday that Riyadh will not stand idly by in the face of Iran's "aggression".

The foreign ministers of the four Arab states met in the Egyptian capital Sunday ahead of an Arab League meeting later in the day.

Saudi Arabia urged fellow Arab League nations to find a "non-compromise" solution to deal with "Iran's aggression" and "disregard for worldwide law" during a specially-summoned foreign ministers' meeting in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

The officials said in a statement after their meeting that the Arab countries will inform the U.N. Security Council of Iran's purported supply of arms to rebels fighting the internationally recognized government there.

While not mentioning Iran by name, he said Lebanon condemned all attacks against Arab nations, but blamed exploitable inter-Arab divisions that allowed global and regional powers to promote their interests.

Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, in Washington to push the Gulf emirate's case in its diplomatic stand-off with the kingdom and its allies, said Saudi Arabia has triggered crises across the region.

Saudi Arabia has accused Tehran of involvement in the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh this month by Yemen's Iran-allied rebels.

"The ballistic missile launched on my country's capital reflects the repeated Iranian attacks against the kingdom, which witnessed the launch of 80 Iranian ballistic missiles through its Houthi agent in Yemen, which was exposed to various cities in the Kingdom, and did not care about the Muslims' Qiblah by launching three ballistic missiles in a blatant attack on Islamic sanctity and a provocation to the feelings of Muslims around the world. After IS - Iran", Liberman added.

He added that Hezbollah "does not just carry out operations inside the borders of (Lebanon), it also crosses its borders to all of our nations", making it "a threat to Arab national security".

However, the report was dismissed by some Israeli sources who claimed the newspaper was biased towards Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah.

Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit said Lebanon was among the countries that voted in favour of the resolution, except for the points in which Hezbollah was mentioned.

"We say it in clear terms that Iranian threats have exceeded all boundaries and are pushing the region toward the abyss". In the absence of such support, he said, his country would have no choice but to rely on the protection of its Western allies, citing the USA 5th Fleet headquartered in Bahrain and naval ships patrolling the Persian gulf.

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