Arab League To Hold Urgent Meeting On Iran As Saudis Reportedly Mobilize Fighter Jets

Tyler Durden's picture

The Arab League is set to hold an emergency meeting on Iran at Saudi Arabia's request, this according to Reuters and various regional sources, at a moment when Saudi fighter jets may be mobilizing for war in an attempted show of force. Egypt-based Ahram Online also reports further that the meeting will discuss "Iranian interference" in the region at League headquarters in Cairo, and other early unconfirmed reports indicate the meeting could come as early as next Sunday.

News of the Arab League extraordinary session comes as tensions are at breaking point as regional powers - especially Saudi Arabia and Israel - talk war against perceived Iranian expansion and domination in the Middle East.

Meanwhile, The Daily Star, citing the Baghdad Post, claims that Saudi Arabia has scrambled its air force for strikes in Lebanon: "Reports now state the Royal Saudi Air Force has placed its warplanes on alert to launch strikes as the region sits on a knife edge." The report accompanies undated footage of Saudi F-15's in aerial maneuvers over what is presumably a Saudi airfield.

The Daily Star adds the following accompanying the video:

The kingdom has mobilized its F-15 fighter jet fleet to launch a military operation against the Iranian-backed terrorist militia of Hezbollah in Lebanon, regional news website The Baghdad Post reports.

 

Saudi Arabia previously accused both Lebanon and Iran of committing an act of wars against it after rebels fired a missile at the King Khalid International Airport in the kingdom's capital of Riyadh.


Saudi Arabia has reportedly placed its air force on alert

However unlikely it is that the Saudis would take direct military action against Lebanon, the report reveals the legitimate fears of Lebanese citizens who are increasingly aware that their country has fallen in the cross hairs of an unusual alliance between Saudi Arabia, Israel, and anti-Iranian interests which see Hezbollah and pro-Iranian proxies as the number one threat and scapegoat for all of the region's problems. 

Iran is currently being scapegoated for just about all tensions which have exploded in the gulf over the past week, including the following:

  • the civil war in Yemen,
  • the Qatar economic blockade and isolation over accusations that it is "Iran friendly",
  • the latest civil unrest in Bahrain and the alleged bombing of a major oil pipeline there,
  • ratcheting up tensions with Israel in support of Hezbollah,
  • destabilizing Lebanon itself leading to PM Saad Hariri's "resignation" - all of this precipitating the Saudi "night of the long knives".

As many astute pundits have pointed out, it's now "blame Iran time" according to the official Saudi (and allies) narrative of events in order to set the stage for public support for potential military action against Iran.

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tuetenueggel's picture

a joo shithole shouting ?

shovelhead's picture

Stephen King?

Must have missed that one.

Brazen Heist's picture

The Arab League is a consortium of Saudi ass kissers.

Vilfredo Pareto's picture

It really should be called the Sunni League.

NuYawkFrankie's picture

re "Arab League To Hold Urgent Meeting On Iran...."

"Arab League - as agreed on in the 'Kushner(ISISrael/USSA) / Big Mo(Saudi)' $800Billion-Gift Summit - To Hold "Urgent" Meeting On Iran... "

- FIXED!

tuetenueggel's picture

WTF is Arab league ?

united goatfuckers Ltd. ?

williambanzai7's picture

It's the Middle East's NFL, only they fuck goats instead of chasing pig skins.

shankster's picture

Hang on. Big shit-storm cometh soon.

Lord Raglan's picture

World War III is starting and yet gold is so terribly manipulated I"ll be you when it starts trading at 6:00 pm tonight it will be pushed down $10.............

Barley Burnside's picture

My gold guy that comes by my Pawn Shop monthly to buy my scrap gold left to go back to India... he would always stop by right before a price jump. He always said how horrible and third world India was.... hmmm makes me wonder?

Anarchyteez's picture

It’s going down to 1210’ish one last time. Take advantage. It’s a good thing.

rejected's picture

Iran/Persia has been around thousands of years before the Saudi's were given their little Kingdom by the Masters.

I'll lay odds that Iran/Persia will be around long after SA....

Storm-Clouds's picture

Today we have a special dead guest......

Marvin what is your analysis?

“LETS GET IT ON......WOO......”

You were expecting sexual healing weren’t you......

The dead don’t care......

PS....Marvin says BTFD.....

tuetenueggel's picture

SA has no chance against best trained Iranian forces.

They´re making noise, but as barking dogs: they won´t bite anyone.

kindasketchy's picture

One wonders how their “success” in Yemen can lead them to think they have any chance against a real standing army.

EnragedUSMCExpat's picture

The same as Mussolini's "success" over the spear-chucking Ethiopians. 

EnragedUSMCExpat's picture

What a joke. The fucking Iranians take casualties in training while the pussy Saudi apostates consider a hangnail a major wound. They kicked the dogshit out of Sodom in the '88 war, stood their ground and died in chemical attacks. The Saudi pederasts and goat-fuckers don't stand a chance regardless of the upgraded U.S. military gear they don't know how to use and is most likely unservicable due to lack of maintenance and they are all cowards to boot. Can't wait to see this clusterfuck go down, the scum clutching their golden toilets as the Persian farsi fucks overrun their palaces, fuck their women and goats in front of them before slitting their throats en-masse. 

Vilfredo Pareto's picture

USA target surveillance and selection makes it easy even for KSA.

 

"Hey.  Point that thing over there.  Now fire it."

 

Of course a  precise display such as that puts USA fingerprints all over it.

TeaClipper's picture

For Saudia Arabia and Israel read USA proxy war.

Here we go again, this shit wont stop until the rabid dogs put down

Herdee's picture

May be gold and oil trades coming up bigtime if she gets hot. I think its' just designed to help out Saudi because they're bust. In any case Israel wants chaos all around itself and everything destroyed in order to keep the whacko orthodox mental midgets in power and basically it's anything goes so you don't ever have to pull back to the pre '67 borders. Who would ever dream of whacko orthodox jews and whacko wahhabi saudis tag teaming Lebanon?

Vilfredo Pareto's picture

Politics makes for strange bedfellows.

tuetenueggel's picture

look at this clowns in uniform, "marching" along some planes.

If this would have happended in my unit, they all would have spent 2 weeks in bunker training.

oncemore's picture

Cannot happen now, next day they can expect army revolt, pallace revolt and social upheaval.

They pissed of everybody around,

They pleased only one country, Israel.

Umh's picture

This is the song that doesn't end
Yes, it goes on and on my friend
Some people started singing it not knowing what it was
And they'll continue singing it forever just because
This is the song that doesn't end...

NemesisteM's picture

At what point does Bin Salman ask China to help with the bombing runs?

Late onset ADHD's picture

IPO... IPO... IPO...

Barley Burnside's picture

Now the king told the boogie men
You have to let that raga drop
The oil down the desert way
Has been shakin' to the top
The Sheik he drove his Cadillac
He went a' cruisin' down the ville
The muezzin was a' standing
On the radiator grille
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
By order of the prophet
We ban that boogie sound
Degenerate the faithful
With that crazy Casbah sound
But the Bedouin they brought out
The electric camel drum
The local guitar picker
Got his guitar picking thumb
As soon as the Shareef
Had cleared the square
They began to wail
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah

Late onset ADHD's picture

peanuts, popcorn, armageddon...peanuts, popcorn... get your programs here...

AriusArmenian's picture

Let's face it: the warmongering neocons and neolibs are in control; the US public is going along, at least right now.

The US/UK/Saudi/Israel Axis is reacting to their defeat in Syria by upping the attack which has the potential to be a much more dangerous conflict than anything we have seen since WW2. (Will the EU again this time be with the Axis or stand aside?)

This is the apocalypse scenario that is acting unconsciously in the psyche of the West, heading straight at disaster.

tangent's picture

Right. Why is Saudi Arabia ready for war with Iran? Because Clinton lost the election, so the evil freaks in power need another thug to do their bidding for them.

Umh's picture

That's an interesting idea. On top of that it sounds reasonable. We need to keep this in mind.

One of these is not like the others..'s picture

Are we (UK) actually involved anywhere apart from Afghanistan??

thebigunit's picture

Hope and change poll:

<--- There is no hope and nothing ever changes

<--- I'm less hopeful than you are

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

Well... I certainly LOVE my glass "skating rinks" BIG!...

Tehran will certainly break all the records for the biggest after Saudi Arabia and Tel Aviv start it!!!

HominyTwin's picture

Well, ZHers. Easy way to play this one is call options on oil. Very cheap. The market is going along like there is no possibility of conflict or supply disruption in the middle east...like the whole region is bathed in the radiant glow of peace and love. Still, the Saudis are fucking pussies. All bark, but no bite. All hat, no cattle. So don't buy many contracts.

Vilfredo Pareto's picture

That is why they won't attack Iran alone.   But whose to say with our permission and assistance they don't find a pretext to enter the Syrian conflict directly or try to take out Hezbollah?

USA USA's picture

I cannot believe how much their fighter jets look like ours!!!!

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

TPTB are just determined to have their war against Iran and by extension Russia. The brinkmanship can be avoided only for so long.  Dangerous times.

ludwigvmises's picture

Jared Kushner watching on live TV with his little crooked pinky finger next to his lips. 1 Trillion Dollars!

Anteater's picture

Jar Jar gets his 1% 'rainmaker fee' standard to all US arms deals.

That's $1.12B almost everything he needs to snatch 666 5th Ave

out of the jaws of default in 2019, but he has to make sure the

deal goes through and the arms are, in fact, purchased and then

transferred to the Al-Saud Wahabbi headchopper terrorists, that

means he has about 400 days to start a war, or he's bankrupted.

Years from now the historians will confllate the 400 Day War with

Rodham somehow, and Time Magazine will name Jar Jar ace pilot

of the year for pulling $1.12B out of thin air to save Satan's HQ.

Our children won't care. They'll be glued to their Uber/Lyft/Amazon

app, bidding frantically against all the other zeks and visa overstay

Hindus for the chance to chauffeur the Chosen, or deliver their gifts.

When they're not fighting for a chance to pay off their auto loans,

they'll be selling blood to keep the Chosen alive for another day.

WINNING!! ORGAN HARVESTING!!

Barley Burnside's picture

Now the king told the boogie men
You have to let that raga drop
The oil down the desert way
Has been shakin' to the top
The Sheik he drove his Cadillac
He went a' cruisin' down the ville
The muezzin was a' standing
On the radiator grille
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
By order of the prophet
We ban that boogie sound
Degenerate the faithful
With that crazy Casbah sound
But the Bedouin they brought out
The electric camel drum
The local guitar picker
Got his guitar picking thumb
As soon as the Shareef
Had cleared the square
They began to wail
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah
The Shareef don't like it
Rockin' the Casbah
Rock the Casbah

Joe A's picture

Have a look at the map of the ME. For SA to bomb Hezbollah in the Lebanon, they would need to fly over Jordan and Syria or Israel (instead of Syria). Jordan might allow that. Flying over Israel would be a no-no for Israel and also for SA itself (for it would mean that Israel complies and that would piss off a lot of Arabs because it would mean that Israel and SA are in good relations). That leaves Syria.

What Syria does then will determine if all hell is gonna break lose. If they shoot down or fire at the Saudies, the SA has the war it wants with Syria and Iran. Think about it for a minute. Everybody is being set up there.

jfb's picture

I don't think so. They would fly over Egypt, and then the sea. Egypt cannot afford to refuse anything to KSA

east of eden's picture

AND THAT WOULD CUT THEIR BATTLEFIELD TIME TO LESS THAN 30 MINUTES. TURKEY SHOOT.

Joe A's picture

But they are not in good relations. They might allow it bevause of the sunni shia thing but it would put them in a bad light with other arab countries that don't like SA.

east of eden's picture

THe US knows, that all of its air fleet, from the F-15 to the F-35 is overpriced, underperformance pieces of crap. 1 ten million dollar missile can take out 1 American aircraft carrier, yet still, the fucking jews that run the MIC want MORE MORE MOER.

Ok. Jews. YOU want MORE. YOU GOT MORE.