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Upcoming War In Lebanon: Both Saudi Arabia And Kuwait Order Citizens To Leave

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posted on Nov, 9 2017 @ 01:56 PM
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Both Saudi Arabia and Kuwait has ordered their citizens to leave Lebanon. It appears we are going to see hostilities flare between the pro-Iran factions (Hezbollah terrorist organization) and the Saudi block. This days after Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri resigns due to Iran / Hezbollah issues.


www.zerohedge.com...



In a odd coincidence, just moments after we published an article laying out Hezbollah's military power at a time when both Saudi Arabia and Lebanon appear to be targeting Lebanon, and just two days after we discussed a leaked Israeli cable that confirmed Saudi Arabia and Israel are deliberately coordinating to destabilize the region and push Lebanon to a state of war, Saudi Arabia has ordered its citizens residing in Lebanon to leave immediately in a travel warning issued on Thursday, November 9. As Al Arabiya adds, the travel warning also called for Saudi nationals not to travel to Lebanon from any point of origin.


www.zerohedge.com...




The drums of war are beating at a deafening pace: with Saudi Arabia ordering its citizens to immediately leave Lebanon on Thursday, just a few hours later Kuwait joined in.

According to the Kuwait News Agency, citing a foreign ministry statement, Kuwait citizens currently in Lebanon are urged to leave the country immediately.

The statement said the order is due to the "circumstances experienced by Lebanon at the moment, as well as a precautionary measure against any negative impact that might take place."

The ministry also urged citizens not to travel to Lebanon, "wishing at the same time security and stability for the Arab country."




posted on Nov, 9 2017 @ 02:33 PM
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a reply to: infolurker

The war-crickets in Israel must be salivating at the unrest that is unfolding.

They won't stop until they own the Euphrates to the Nile.



posted on Nov, 9 2017 @ 02:42 PM
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a reply to: WhereAmEYE

I doubt they're in it for expansion, probably just the same reason we like conflict $$$$.

Israel is a huge arms dealer. Part of the reason we granted them so much money is so they'll buy our arms to sell. If business gets slow, nothing like a war to fill orders.



posted on Nov, 9 2017 @ 05:36 PM
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It doesn't necessarily mean war. Don't forget that Saudi Arabia and many of its allies did the same thing w/Qatar this summer. There are even threads here about that "crisis", like this one:

Six Gulf Countries Cut Ties With Qatar Amid Accusations of Terror Funding

Saudi Arabia even gave Qatar a 24 hour ultimatum back in June, which clearly didn't lead to war. And of course, there's even a thread here about it, too:

Saudi Arabia Gives Qatar 24 Hour Ultimatum As Analysts Warn Of "Military Confrontation"

After the bogged down failure of a war in Yemen, I don't think they're too keen on actually fighting another war so soon. It's starting to look like the constant war talk from them is meant for domestic consumption and to justify the Crown Prince's crackdowns at home. I'm still not sure what the end game is though.



posted on Nov, 11 2017 @ 01:43 PM
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a reply to: infolurker


Newspaper Close to Khamenei Confirms Iran Complicity in Houthi Missile Attack against Riyadh


aawsat.com...



posted on Nov, 11 2017 @ 02:01 PM
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a reply to: infolurker

Of course their going to start a war with Lebanon and then Iran--their next on the list to destroy.

Remember this: General Wesley Clark: Wars Were Planned - Seven Countries In Five Years

Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon, and Iran





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posted on Nov, 11 2017 @ 02:13 PM
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This is the way wars start…One crazy individual, like a Hitler, the nut in Saudi Crown Prince Salman. And Trump along with Israel are starting to make the moves to start a war with Iran

The only hope is Putin. Trump is playing a strange game. On one hand, he pretends to be Putin’s friend and on the other hand is scheming with Saudi and Israel to make a war on Iran.


Watch your back Putin



posted on Nov, 11 2017 @ 05:40 PM
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a reply to: Deetermined

The first 2 sentences in your link say the following:

A newspaper close to the office of Iranian Supreme leader Ali Khamenei hinted Monday at Iranian complicity in the ballistic missile that was fired by Yemen’s Houthi militias towards the Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh over the weekend.

The Iranian Foreign Ministry tried to justify the missile despite trying to evade direct responsibility.

So your link's content is merely speculating while its title is saying it's confirmed.

Also, I think people should be aware of the newspaper you linked. "Asharq Al-Awsat" is a Saudi founded newspaper, and this is from their wikipedia page:

Although published under the name of a private company, the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, the paper was founded with the approval of the Saudi royal family and government ministers, and is noted for its support of the Saudi government.[3] The newspaper is owned by Faisal bin Salman, a member of the Saudi royal family.[4]

en.wikipedia.org...

LOL So no bias or agenda there, huh?
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posted on Nov, 11 2017 @ 10:33 PM
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a reply to: enlightenedservant


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday.
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, who oversees the Air Forces Central Command in Qatar, made the comments at a news conference in Dubai.

Harrigian said authorities were investigating how the missile was smuggled into Yemen amid a Saudi-led coalition controlling the country’s airspace, ports and borders.

After the Nov. 4 strike near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry said investigators examining the remains of the rocket found evidence proving “the role of Iranian regime in manufacturing them.” It did not elaborate, though it also mentioned it found similar evidence after a July 22 missile launch. French President Emmanuel Macron similarly this week described the missile as “obviously” Iranian.

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said in a statement Tuesday that the July launch involved an Iranian Qiam-1, a liquid-fueled, short-range Scud missile variant. Iran used a Qiam-1 in combat for the first time in June when it targeted Islamic State group militants in Syria over twin militant attacks in Tehran.


www.washingtontimes.com...

For those of us who have been studying the Middle East for years, and specifically Iran, this is no surprise at all.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 03:16 AM
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a reply to: Deetermined

Your post didn't refute my post at all. The other person's article was speculation, which I pointed out, and the newspaper it came from is an openly pro-Saudi source. Am I wrong about that? Even the link you posted is relying on Saudi investigators who supposedly did the testing and verifications.

It doesn't matter how much you've been "studying" Iran; Saudi Arabia, several GCC countries, Israel, and many Western countries are openly anti-Iran. That's a fact. Saudi Arabia has been in a "cold war" with Iran for several decades now. That's also a fact. A Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the Houthi-led coalition in Yemen since 2015. That's a fact. That same Saudi-led coalition is currently being armed by the West, has been coordinating with at least the US & UK during this Yemen War, and still can't beat Yemen. That's also a fact.

In short, I don't consider US, UK, Saudi, Qatari, or Bahraini military intelligence to be unbiased or reliable sources when it comes to Iran or the current Yemen War. They're clearly going to keep taking the Saudi position, regardless of what the actual facts are. These are the same groups that claimed Iran was trying to build a nuclear weapon, even after their leader the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explicitly forbid nuclear weapons in a fatwa.

So until they can prove that they're honest brokers in regards to Iran, I'll take Iran's word on Iranian-Saudi issues before I'll take theirs. That should make my position clearer, right? No need for misunderstandings or assumptions.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 03:28 AM
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Maybe the low vibration violent humans cannot handle this world rising into a new Schumann Resonance level.

They would much rather kill one another in a worthless war than exist alongside spiritual people, as the old world order implodes.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 06:32 AM
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a reply to: enlightenedservant


These are the same groups that claimed Iran was trying to build a nuclear weapon, even after their leader the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei explicitly forbid nuclear weapons in a fatwa.

So until they can prove that they're honest brokers in regards to Iran, I'll take Iran's word on Iranian-Saudi issues before I'll take theirs. That should make my position clearer, right? No need for misunderstandings or assumptions.


ROFL! Behind the scenes, and every once in awhile in public speeches, Khamenei is the one consistently pushing for an Islamic State while pushing the Death to America and the West theme. Iran only fights ISIS because they're Sunni instead of Shiite, otherwise, they'd be the first ones throwing their support behind them.

For decades Iran has been supporting Hezbollah and other terrorist groups to do their fighting for them. They know that Shiites are a minority in the Middle East and will do or say anything to keep Saudi Sunnis or any other Sunnis from accomplishing their mission of eliminating the Shiites from control of the Islamic State that they themselves wish to achieve. You might be too young to remember all of Ahmadinejad's rhetoric, but Iran is named the Islamic Republic of Iran for a reason. They truly believe that the entire Middle East should be one big Islamic State and used to push that idea all of the time. You might even say that they're the ones who originally encouraged ISIS with this idea indirectly, to their own detriment.

Make no mistake about it, Iran won't be happy until they've created an Islamic Region in which the Shiites will govern. This is why Sunnis and Shiites have been fighting and killing each other for over a thousand years. Both sides want control over the next Islamic Caliphate in the region.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 08:10 AM
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originally posted by: Willtell
This is the way wars start…One crazy individual, like a Hitler, the nut in Saudi Crown Prince Salman. And Trump along with Israel are starting to make the moves to start a war with Iran

The only hope is Putin. Trump is playing a strange game. On one hand, he pretends to be Putin’s friend and on the other hand is scheming with Saudi and Israel to make a war on Iran.


Watch your back Putin

So you'll lump Donald Trump into a bunch you associate with Hitler. Good for you. Your such a smart boy.

This thread is about Saudi Arabia and Kuwait telling their citizens to gout out of Lebanon. Can you not get through a single day without bringing up Trump? No one is going to start a war with Iran. It's unwinnable. Makes no sense.

In fact, Trump being the unconventional president that he is, is the least likely to go for war just because it's part of a military complex agenda. Remember, he's still draining the swamp.

By the way, you forgot to mention Obama and Clinton in your list of crazy individuals. But you're probably thinking, what difference does it make.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 08:42 AM
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a reply to: infolurker

Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar back in June too.


Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar have reportedly issued a list of demands to end a major Gulf crisis, insisting that Qatar shut down the Al Jazeera network, close a Turkish military base and scale down ties with Iran.

In the 13-point list, the countries also demand that Qatar sever all alleged ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and with other groups, including Hezbollah, al-Qaeda and ISIL (also known as ISIS).


www.aljazeera.com...

The common link between Qatar and Lebanon is Hezbollah, which is heavily funded by Iran.

Hezbollah's headquarters used to be in Syria until their civil war started, then they moved it to Qatar.

There is no doubt that Iran has been beefing up Lebanon's Hezbollah fighters for years to try and gain an edge in the Syrian civil war in order to protect the minority Shiite Muslims in the region.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 08:54 AM
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What is now occurring in the Middle-East is an upping of the ante towards Middle-East domination by the Saudi's. This all backed and supported by Western governments, particularly the US and the UK whose arms contracts with the Saudi's are very profitable. The ultimate goal, of course, is firstly the weakening of, and then the downfall of Iran as a major obstacle to Saudi domination of the Middle-East. They are after control of Iran's oil, and thus, over the coming years, one can expect a similar scenario to befall Iran, as that did by Iraq.

They are blaming Iran for the following...

www.bbc.co.uk...

First the witch hunt, followed by the character assassination drumbeat and fear-mongering of the media to prepare you for the coming conflict, then a false flag event of enough magnitude to bring strikes upon the intended target.


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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 09:17 AM
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There's plenty of oil in the Middle East to go around. No, Iran is being blamed for meddling and terrorist attacks in Bahrain because it's been doing it for a long time.

October 1st, 2015...


Bahrain has recalled its ambassador from Iran and ordered Tehran's envoy to leave within 72 hours, accusing the country of meddling in its affairs.

A foreign ministry statement, quoted on Thursday by the official BNA news agency, said the action was taken in response to "continuing interference by Iran in the affairs of the kingdom" and an attempt by Tehran to foment "confessional sedition".

Bahrain, which has a majority Shia Muslim population ruled by a Sunni dynasty, has suffered from unrest since a pro-democracy uprising in 2011.

The kingdom frequently accuses predominantly Shia Iran of meddling in its affairs.

Iran supports acts of "sabotage and terrorism" in the country, the statement added, accusing Tehran of forming and arming "terrorist groups" and providing them with refuge.

Bahraini authorities said on Wednesday that they had uncovered a large stash of weapons and arrested a number of people suspected of having links with Iran and Iraq.


www.aljazeera.com...


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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 09:32 AM
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Deetermined:

There's plenty of oil in the Middle East to go around.


No, there is not. Oil is coming to the point of extractable limits in certain areas of the Middle-East. There is still plenty of oil, but would cost too much to extract it. New technology is required and we don't have it, which is why 'fracking' is seen as a viable option as a stop-gap until we work out how to extract the unextractable.

The Saudi's are also experiencing financial anomalies and difficulties, simply because of reducing oil revenue and systemic corruption, coupled with ideological and tribal differences, especially with the Shia Muslims. Without Western support, the Saudi's would soon fall.

Iran has plenty of oil to extract. It's not rocket science.



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 12:00 PM
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originally posted by: Deetermined
a reply to: infolurker

Saudi Arabia cut ties with Qatar back in June too.


Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar have reportedly issued a list of demands to end a major Gulf crisis, insisting that Qatar shut down the Al Jazeera network, close a Turkish military base and scale down ties with Iran.

In the 13-point list, the countries also demand that Qatar sever all alleged ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and with other groups, including Hezbollah, al-Qaeda and ISIL (also known as ISIS).


www.aljazeera.com...

The common link between Qatar and Lebanon is Hezbollah, which is heavily funded by Iran.

Hezbollah's headquarters used to be in Syria until their civil war started, then they moved it to Qatar.

There is no doubt that Iran has been beefing up Lebanon's Hezbollah fighters for years to try and gain an edge in the Syrian civil war in order to protect the minority Shiite Muslims in the region.



Wait...

So Iran are protecting minorities then?



posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 01:21 PM
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Iran has plenty of oil to extract. It's not rocket science.


It's not rocket science either to know that Iran has been causing trouble around the region with all of their sponsored terror attacks for decades in an effort to undermine Saudi Arabia's Sunni power in the region. All it takes is an honest desire to do the research instead of calling "oil conspiracy" at every turn. The power struggle in the region primarily revolves around religious differences where Iran wants Shiite control.


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posted on Nov, 12 2017 @ 01:24 PM
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Wait...

So Iran are protecting minorities then?


Not for humanitarian reasons, but for control/power reasons.




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