Eye on Iran's Proxies and Partners

A Weekly News Summary from UANI

Offerings consist of weekly analyses and summaries tracking the activities of Iran’s Axis of Resistance in the Levant—focusing on Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Iraq, and Syria. 

  • Iraq

    Israel Normalization Bill 

    Despite not being able to form a government, on May 12, Iraq’s parliament held a first reading of a draft law banning the normalization of ties with Israel. The bill includes a provision threatening the death penalty or life imprisonment for calling for normalization...

  • Iran

    Mossad Carries Out Interrogation on Iranian Soil 

    Israeli media reported that Mossad had detained and questioned Mansour Rasouli, an alleged member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), on Iranian territory for his involvement in a plot to assassinate an Israeli diplomat in Turkey. The Israeli reports contradicted...

  • Iran

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Speaks on Quds Day 

    Today, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivered remarks for Quds Day, which takes place on the last Friday of Ramadan and is an annual day of protest organized by the Iranian government against Israel. Khamenei made some notable points, saying “in...

  • Lebanon 

    Hezbollah Continues Distribution of Iranian Fuel to Lebanese

    This week, Hezbollah’s fuel company, Al-Amana, continued its ongoing distribution of “free Iranian fuel” to water stations in villages and towns in south Lebanon that were suffering from electricity shortages, so they could continue providing locals with water. Hezbollah’s Second...

  • Israel and the Palestinian Territories

    Israeli Forces, Palestinian Militants Clash in Jenin After Terror Wave Continues to Rock Israel

    Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian militants in Jenin in the West Bank this week, as Israeli security forces launched Operation Break the Wave in response to a recent uptick in Palestinian...

  • Lebanon 

    Committee to Support Palestine Resistance Held Extraordinary Meeting Headed by Hezbollah Official 

    The Lebanon-based Committee to Support Palestine Resistance held an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, hours before the latest terror attack to hit Israel, headed by Hezbollah’s Palestinian Relations official Hassan Hoballah. According to Hezbollah’s Al-Ahed Newspaper...

  • Lebanon

    Hezbollah Praises Spate of ISIS-Inspired Attacks in Israel

    Hezbollah issued several statements over the course of the past week praising terrorist attacks carried out within Israel. The Jewish state has been witnessing one of the worst waves of terror attacks in years – three attacks in the last eight...

  • Lebanon

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Visits Lebanon

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian visited Lebanon this week. While there, he held meetings with the Secretary-General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Ziyad al-Nakhalah; Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah; and Lebanese officials, including the prime minister, president, and speaker of parliament. The visit took place just...

  • CENTCOM Regional Posture

    CENTCOM Commander Discusses Iranian Regional Activities Before Congress 

    U.S. Central Command’s Commander General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. testified before Congress this week, discussing CENTCOM’s regional posture. General McKenzie described Iran as the “greatest single day-to-day threat to regional security and stability.” This, he said, stemmed from...

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