Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 18 September 2019

Beyond the Headlines: Israeli drones above Beirut

We look at Israel stepping up its drone campaign against Iran-backed militants in Lebanon and Syria

This week, we ask if Israel is stepping up its campaign against Iran and whether it will spark a war with Hezbollah.

We talk to Sunniva Rose, The National's Beirut correspondent, and Joseph Haboush, the national editor of The Daily Star, Lebanon's only English language newspaper.

The National's deputy foreign editor, Jack Moore, joins the conversation to discuss why this is all happening and how it's being seen from Beirut and Tel Aviv.

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Updated: August 30, 2019 11:33 AM

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