The Iranian news agency Fars reported this news, citing the diplomatic sources in Ankara.
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
Senior Assad army officer tells Iranian news agency ‘Israel will also be set on fire’ if war waged against Syria
“If Damascus is attacked, Tel Aviv will become a target and a full-scale war against Syria will essentially justify an attack against Israel,” a senior Syrian army official told Iranian news agency Fars on Tuesday.
“If Syria is attacked, Israel will also be set on fire and such an attack will, in turn, engage Syria’s neighbors,” the source added. Continue reading