Nasrallah: Israel Should be Targeted, Not Yemen

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah blasted Saudi Arabia for launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Speaking in a televised speech, Nasrallah said the military campaign should be directed at Israel, not Yemen, adding that if the warplanes were directed towards Israel, Hezbollah would join in.

“If the war was against Israel we would have been partners in the war but not if it’s against an Arab peoples,” Nasrallah said, according to the website of the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star.

He denounced Saudi Arabia for leading a campaign against Yemen, but failing to take action against Israel over the decades-long conflict.

“The Palestinian people are still calling on you,” he declared , noting that a large portion of the population among the Palestinian Arabs are Sunnis and yet their calls for assistance were not met by unified force likes of the coalition organized against the Houthis…

h/t Marvin

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  • Clink9

    Is that Obama’s long lost brother?

  • Oracle9

    Lebanon was meant at the time of the Mandates to be a home for the traditional ethnic Christians, as was Israel to be a home for the ethnic Jews. It’s Nasrallah and his like who have taken the country over, as is typical, who should be removed.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    So, from deep in his bunker, Nasrallah wants to fight Israel to the last Saudi.

  • Maggat

    Nasrallah? That’s Jeane Cretins little buddy, isn’t it?

  • Surele Surele

    OT, or maybe not. His last name in Polish sounds like a past tense of a female’s bowel movement. Somehow, I can’t get over this every time I hear his last name mentioned. I know it is not nice to make fun of peoples names. But, hey, it’s Nasrallah.