Syria-North Korea missile cooperation: Assad said to visit top-secret base

The facility reportedly manufactures missiles based on Iran’s Fateh 110 model. / AFP

 

Syria, with the cooperation of North Korea and Russia, is constructing a secret facility to manufacture long-range missiles in a rural area outside the port city of Tartus, a Syrian opposition website reported. Continue reading

Iran ready to give U.S. ‘slap in the face’: commander

Head of Iran’s Revolutionary guards ground forces Mohammad Pakpour (C) attends a funeral ceremony in Tehran October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl

 

Since taking office last month, U.S. President Donald Trump has pledged to get tough with Iran, warning the Islamic Republic after its ballistic missile test on Jan. 29 that it was playing with fire and all U.S. options were on the table.

“The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake,” said General Mohammad Pakpour, head of the Guards’ ground forces, quoted by the Guards’ website Sepahnews. Continue reading

Iran Deploys Rocket, Missile Batteries in Iraq

The issue here is not the missile batteries in Iraq itself, but Iran using them to show they will be permanent guests. Through the Obama administration’s intentional complacency that buys Iran time, they will be able to cement their stranglehold on Iraq. The Persian nation has already claimed to have taken over four nations in the region, some of which are key to the world economy, and after having an Iranian influened Iraqi government kick the U.S. out, will possess the ability to stage an attack on Israel from a much closer distance.

 

Iran deployed missile and rocket batteries in Iraq to help in the fight against the Islamic State in that country, Israel Hayom reports.

While the White House insists it is not cooperating with Iran in fighting Islamic State, The New York Times reported Tuesday night that Iran has deployed missile and rocket batteries to Iraq to help Iraqi government forces recapture Tikrit from the Islamist terrorist group.

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