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From Lebanon to Brussels, Israel-Iran Strife Flares Up on Many Fronts

The tension between Iran and its proxies and Israel persists in various arenas and continues to result in a variety of incidents

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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Amos Harel
Amos Harel

At the heart of the Iranian issue are the negotiations over the nuclear agreement, which were renewed when the Biden administration came to power, and have since encountered difficulties. But behind the scenes, the tension between Iran and its proxies and Israel, and sometimes Western countries, persists in various arenas and continues to result in a variety of incidents. The cluster of new incidents over the weekend attests to this, even if there is not always a direct connection between them: In Brussels there was an attempt, apparently Iranian, to test the security around an El Al aircraft; in Iran itself a cyberattack caused a major disruption in train traffic, while on the Lebanese border Israel thwarted a weapons-smuggling attempt apparently associated with Hezbollah.

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