TV News LIES

Monday, May 20th

Last update08:24:48 PM GMT

You are here News International Iran’s retaliatory attack against Israel, briefly explained

Iran’s retaliatory attack against Israel, briefly explained

E-mail Print PDF

Iran's retaliation explainedIran launched a retaliatory strike Saturday night on Israel for its deadly attack on Iranian officers in the Islamic Republic’s embassy in Damascus after days of signaling it would do so.

The response came in waves throughout Saturday, beginning with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seizing a vessel in the Red Sea connected to Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer’s company, Zodiac Maritime. By around 11 pm local time, that had graduated to multiple waves of attack drones and missiles headed toward Israeli targets.

The drones — thought to be slow-moving Shahed-136 models — could have been intended to confuse Israeli radar systems and allow missiles to penetrate, but also could have been chosen as a carefully choreographed response intended to telegraph the regime’s anger at Israel’s embassy strike on April 1. The Israeli military said the missile barrage included both ballistic and cruise missiles.

The last two weeks and particularly Iran’s attack Saturday have raised fears that finally it — as in, the outright regional war that has been feared ever since Hamas’s October 7 attacks and Israel’s ensuing invasion of Gaza — is here.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


International court seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leader Sinwar on war crimes charges

NetanyahuThe International Criminal Court on Monday requested arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hamas...

Israeli Airstrike Kills 27 In Central Gaza As Bibi's War Cabinet Faces Infighting

Palestinian man holds dead childAn Israeli airstrike killed 27 people in central Gaza, mostly women and children, and fighting with...

Ukraine ups pressure on US to allow strikes in Russia: ‘This is insane’

Ukranian lawmakers visit USUkraine’s struggle to fend off Russia’s massive offensive in the Kharkiv region has underscored a pressing...

Helicopter carrying Iran President Ebrahim Raisi crashes in mountains

Iran Pres/ RaisiA helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister crashed on Sunday as it...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!