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They show you right now what's happening in the Middle East here be our our audience have asked for two of their warships.
For the first time since 1979.
But to pass through the Suez Canal here in Egypt.
120 miles long as the Suez Canal they say they're headed for both ships are headed for Syria.
For supplies and also a training mission.
In between the Suez Canal in Syria but you have Israel and as you can imagine that's causing an awful lot of concern right now.
-- in the Middle East especially in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv -- -- -- -- there now live in Jerusalem what's happening Leland.
-- -- we're hearing word now here in Israel had those ships could enter the southern part of the Suez Canal.
In a little less than twelve hours from now it has the prime minister here in Israel.
Saying that they are watching the situation with the utmost gravity of the the first time.
You have Iranian warships in the Mediterranean since 19798.
Tehran or some -- in Iran rather couple of weeks ago as they tried to head threw up through the Suez.
The Israelis think that you have Iran now trying to take advantage of the regional instability.
And there was a thought here for a while bill that Egypt was going to denied passage.
To those Iranian ships and it looks like at least right now that hasn't happened yet and that says a lot about what's going on right now between Egypt and Israel in terms of their relation.
Did you know -- how does this affect stability in the region clearly you can understand what's happening.
With the Israelis.
Although they will not venture Israeli waters how does that affect stability.
You got a couple of things happening here all at once take a look at that man -- that Egypt now which.
-- -- no longer feels like they can count on is a strategic counterweight to a -- so that's one thing.
The second thing is is where these ships are headed which is Syria also an Iranian ally here in the Middle East they're passing by Lebanon.
Which is controlled by Hezbollah right now Iranian proxies so you've got all of those things going on the second issue is.
Now that you have an Armenian presidents in the Mediterranean.
It will change the dynamic if we had something like the flotilla that happened this summer again all of a sudden you have those flotilla ships yet that.
Potential for Israel Iranian naval showdown now -- a Leland -- -- we will watch and see what happens tomorrow and Tuesday when passages.
Indicated that that may happen -- thanks in Jerusalem.
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