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Scoop: Israel demands sanctions on shorter-range Iranian missiles

Trump and Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum. Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Israel demands that as part of "fixing" the nuclear deal with Iran, new sanctions and limitations be placed on all Iranian missiles with a range of more than 180 miles (or 300 kilometers) – including the precision missiles Iran is providing Hezbollah with. Israeli officials say Prime Minister Netanyahu is going to raise this issue during his meeting tomorrow with President Trump at the White House.

Between the lines: Netanyahu and his advisers are concerned with what they see as a growing gap between the harsh rhetoric by the Trump administration against Iran and the limited actions taken – both on the nuclear deal and on Iranian military entrenchment in Syria.