Israeli officials "said that they attacked Iranian bases and camps", he said.
"We don't have any other options, with the Americans or without the Americans", he said.
While Assad is militarily unassailable in the Syrian conflict, swathes of territory at the frontiers with Iraq, Turkey and Jordan and Israel remain outside his control.
In addition, Fathollah-Nejad said Israel is anxious about "a permanent Iranian military presence across the Israeli border".
The Douma attack triggered missile strikes on Syria by the United States, Britain and France which they said targeted Assad's chemical weapons programme.
He says he has opened the door to negotiations with the Kurdish-run administration while also preparing to "liberate by force". He said that point of view, according to which the Islamic Republic of Iran is the cause of all troubles in the Middle East is wrong.
"We believe that there is no room for any Iranian military presence anywhere in Syria", he said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed on Tuesday that "all non-Syrian forces must be pulled out of [southern Syria].as soon as possible", speaking at a forum in Moscow, state media agency TASS reported.
Southern US states prepare for Storm Alberto
Residents can expect gusty wind near the coast, isolated tornados and localized flooding from heavy rainfall , the advisory says. At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Alberto was located near latitude 28.5 North, longitude 85.8 West.
Rebels have taken control of most of southwest Syria, which bordered the Israeli occupied Golan Heights, resulting in allied Iran-backed military and Syrian army troops to be pushed back in their own country.
"As for media reports about the U.S. making plans to withdraw troops from the Al-Tanf area, I have already said that this zone was artificially created for reasons that are hard to understand from the standpoint of military feasibility", he said.
Syria also appeared to back creating a buffer zone on its southern border with Israel that would be free of Hezbollah and Iranian-backed forces, Saudi newspaper Al-Sharq Al-Awsat reported on Monday.
Russian Federation said on Monday that only Syrian army troops should be at the southern border with Jordan and Israel, which has waged air strikes in Syria to curb what it fears is Iran's expanding influence.
There have been reports in the past of friction between Iran and Russia in Syria, and Mr Barmin said that the Russians might also see the benefit in keeping Iran somewhat marginalised inside Syria. We can't exactly ask Israel to jump into this battle openly.
"The Americans should leave, somehow they're going to leave", he said.
"The majority of the people who were against the government.in the different liberated areas, actually in their hearts they are with the government", Assad said.
Recently Priyanka and Nick were seen attending the Beauty and the Beast concert in Hollywood along with a LA Dodgers game. When Kimmel noted how young Jonas is, joking that he's 11 years old, Chopra quipped back, "I didn't ask his age".
Messi, who joined Barca as a 13-year-old, would have already won a World Cup if he defected to Spain as a teenager. Argentina face Haiti on Tuesday night and Israel on June 9 in their two friendly matches ahead of the World Cup.
When a second HomePod is set up in the same room, the user will be asked if they would like to form a stereo pair automatically. The iOS 11.4 update also comes with the option for stereo pairs via two HomePod devices to create a wider soundstage effect.
A naturally right-footed player, Dalot has shown his versatility by also playing on the left side throughout his Porto career. Dalot has been described as a "modern full-back who is comfortable in attack" according to the report.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) flew in the area Sunday night and used infrared to determine where people were located. The lava is flowing from about two dozen fissures, the first of which opened more than three weeks ago.
A key will be for Lucasfilm to rebuild that cool factor by the time Star Wars: Episode IX is released on December 20, 2019. Solo also had a lower opening than 2005's Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith , which debuted to $108.4 million.
They might have to do it without star Chris Paul , who is dealing with a strained right hamstring that kept him out of Game 6. It's a devastating blow for Paul, as his injury will keep him on the bench with an NBA Finals berth on the line.
Florida, Alabama and MS were under states of emergency , while two Florida counties issued mandatory evacuation orders. Stay with Storm Team 3 as we track Alberto this holiday weekend and be sure to download the free WSAV weather app.
Dow Jones components Boeing (BA) and Caterpillar (CAT), heavy steel users vulnerable in a trade war, fell more than 1%. Even though the exemptions have covered more than half of steel imports, steel prices have moved higher this year.
EA Sports has made its own predictor available to play online , so you can have a go to see if your results end up being the same. Finally, the FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team will update player cards throughout the tournament and include 17 World Cup Icons.
Transmission of Nipah virus takes place through direct contact with infected bats or from other NiV-infected people. Meanwhile, there were reports of a Nipah virus scare in Himachal Pradesh with 18 bats found dead in the state.
Macron rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child
Mayor Anne Hildalgo nicknamed Gassama as the "Spider-Man of 18th" in reference to the district where the boy was rescued. Gassama, for his part, met with French President Emanuel Macron who said he would make Gassama a full French citizen.
Pokemon Crossing Platforms Will Make Nintendo Really Go
Shares in Nintendo Co., which is a shareholder of Pokemon Co., jumped as much as 3.5 percent in early Tokyo trading Wednesday. Pokemon Quest is a free-to-start game, so players can at least see what it has to offer before spending any cash on it.
Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life
A new study has found if you don't get enough during the week, a Sunday sleep-in could be what keeps you living to a ripe old age. The study followed the sleep habits of 43,880 subjects over the course of 13 years.
Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Florida airport
Ellie was waiting to fly with her owner, Diane Van Atter, to Philadelphia when she unexpectedly went into labor. And yes, the two women have since missed their flight to Philly. "She was going up to people and saying hello".