November 17th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –
– Al Mayadeen – – translated by Samer Hussein –
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is planning a war on Lebanon, but hopes to rely on the use of Israel’s military force, the Daily Mail reports.
According to the newspaper, bin Salman promised Israel billions of Dollars in direct financial aid if it submits to his plan.
His father, the current Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, is reportedly preparing himself to step down so that he will be able to take over.
The newspaper quoted a high level source as saying that the Saudi crown prince would seek help of the Israeli military force to strike the Lebanese movement Hezbollah, noting that there is no way for him to face Hezbollah on his own without the aid of Israel.
There also is plan B, according to which, there will be fight with Hezbollah in Syria.
“Mohammed bin Salman is convinced that he has to hit Iran and Hezbollah. Contrary to the advice of the royal family elders, that’s his next target”, the source said.
According to the website Israel Today, Tel Aviv and Riyadh are coordinating each other to prevent the growing Iranian influence in the region, particularly in southern Lebanon, adding that the efforts are being led by the United States, with the participation of Egypt, Jordan and the Gulf regimes.