Report: Iran tests missile capable of reaching Israel

A file photo of a Qadr H long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, obtained from the Iranian Fars News Agency. Omid Vahabzadeh/ AP

 

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard has allegedly tested a ballistic missile capable of traveling up to 1,250 miles, far enough to reach Israel, according to a Monday report by the Islamic republic’s quasi-official Tasnim News Agency that the minister of defense subsequently denied.

If true, the test is the latest in a series of short-, medium-, and long-range missile exercises in the past few months since reaching a nuclear deal in July 2015. Continue reading