In response Iran's Foreign Minister said the shooting down of an Israeli jet after it bombed an Iranian site in Syria had shattered Israel's "so-called invincibility". Zarif on Sunday dismissed Netanyahu's stunt as "a cartoonish circus. which does not even deserve the dignity of a response". "I brought it here so you could see for yourself", he said, holding up the piece. "Israel will continue to prevent Iran from establishing a permanent military presence in Syria".
Several senior executives from the Israeli telecommunications giant Bezeq, including two close associates of Benjamin Netanyahu, have been arrested as part of the corruption probe into the Israeli Prime Minister's alleged corruption activities.
"In light of evidence discovered by the Israel Securities Authority in the investigation of the Bezeq case, which raised suspicions that additional offenses had been committed, a new investigation was initiated this morning by investigators from the authority and from Lahav 433", said police on Sunday morning, referring to its anti-fraud unit.
"Israel will not allow Iran's regime to put a noose of terror around our neck", he asserted.
Area gas prices fall for first time in 2018
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg told the Associated Press that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs. Today's price is 3 cent less than last week, 6 cents more than a month ago and 30 cents more than a year ago.
In his first address to the annual Munich event, which draws security and defence officials and diplomats from across Europe and the US, Netanyahu warnedhis audience of a need to immediately counter Iran.
Similarly, he said, the Iranian nuclear agreement has "unleashed a unsafe Iranian tiger in our region and beyond".
Lebanon has an unresolved maritime border dispute with Israel over a triangular area of the sea of around 860 sq km (330 square miles) that extends along the edge of three of five blocks Lebanon put to tender early past year.
Israeli media said those arrested were suspected of having been involved in an affair in which Bezeq received concessions, in return for which Netanyahu received positive coverage on the Bezeq-affiliated news website, Walla. "There are many differences between the two", he said, but, he noted, "there are also some striking similarities". "And we will act if necessary not just against Iran's proxies that are attacking us, but against Iran itself". "Millions were slaughtered here just because they were Jews". John Kerry, the former U.S. secretary of state who helped clinch the deal, said it was "absolutely critical" to ensure it survived.