Hezbollah promises 'day of rage' as Iran threatens ‘unstoppable’ reaction to Gaza hospital blast

Calling Israel an 'evil monster,' Ayatollah Khamenei says 'standing against the Zionist regime' is a Muslim duty


Senior Hezbollah official Hashem Safieddine addresses a rally in the southern suburbs of Beirut on October 8, 2023, in support of the "Operation Al-Aqsa Flood" which was launched by Hamas militants the previous day against Israel from the Gaza Strip. (Photo by AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

The Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group has called for a "day of rage" after blaming Israel for a deadly blast in a Gaza hospital.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei also joined the calls against Israel on Tuesday saying that Muslims and the "resistance forces" will "lose patience" if Israel continues to prosecute its war against the Hamas terror group.

"If these [Israeli] crimes continue, the Muslims will lose patience. The resistance forces will lose their patience. No one will be able to stop them at that point... This is a reality," Khemanei said in a video address later posted to X/Twitter.

"Of course, no matter what the Zionist regime does, it will not be able to compensate for the disgraceful defeat that it has experienced," he added.

In separate posts, Khamenei called Israel an "evil monster" and described the "Palestine and Gaza" as "manifestations of Islam’s power." He added that "standing against the Zionist regime is a duty" of all Muslims.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian warned on Friday that Tehran’s other terror proxies would join the war if Israel continues to attack Hamas terror assets in Gaza.

“Some Western officials have questioned if there is an intention to open a new front against the Zionist entity. Of course, in light of the continuation of these circumstances that are war crimes,” Amir-Abdollahian told journalists in Beirut.

“The continuation of war crimes against Palestine and Gaza will receive a response from the rest of the Axis. And naturally, the Zionist entity and its supporters will be responsible for the consequences of that,” he added.

The “Axis of Resistance” refers to Hezbollah, Hamas and other Iranian-backed terror groups along Israel’s borders.

The Islamic Republic’s top diplomat also met with Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah. The terror group subsequently announced it was ready to join Hamas in the war against Israel.

“We are fully prepared, and when the time comes for action, we will take it,” Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem told the terror group's supporters in the suburbs of the Lebanese capital.

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