Israeli attack will meet Iran’s great response: Nasrallah

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says he does not believe Israel will attack Iran in the “foreseeable future,” warning that Tehran’s response to any potential assault will anyway be “great.”

“Personally, I do not expect the Israeli enemy – at least in the coming months or foreseeable future – (to wage) an attack on the Islamic Republic of Iran,” Nasrallah said in an interview with the Beirut-based Al Mayadeen television on Monday.

“A decision has been taken to respond and the response will be very great,” Nasrallah added.

“The response will not be just inside the Israeli entity – American bases in the whole region could be Iranian targets… If Israel targets Iran, America bears responsibility,” the Hezbollah leader said.

Nasrallah added that there were disagreements among Israeli officials over attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities.  Continue reading

‘Attacking Iran will ignite war in Middle East


Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says any attack on Iran will start a full-scale war in the Middle East region.

The Lebanese official said that the Israel and the US want to weaken the ‘Axis of Resistance’ by putting Tehran and Damascus on the defensive.

“The [US] must understand that war on Iran and Syria will not remain [restricted] in these two countries but will spread to other countries in the region. We are not issuing any threats but this is the reality,” he added on Friday.

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