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US says Iran’s attack on Israel lasted about five hours

The wave of missile and drone strikes launched from Iran towards Israel lasted approximately five hours, two US officials has said.

Iranian president: Any new Israeli adventurism will face heavier response

Iran’s president has warned any new ‘adventurism’ by Israel against Iranian interests will have more serious repercussions than the military strike on the occupied territories on Sunday.

Any Israeli aggression will get ‘stronger’ response from Iran: Envoy

Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations Amir Saeid Iravani has warned that any Israeli assault against Tehran’s interests will be dealt with a “stronger” blow.

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iran’s retaliation against Israel

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to convene after Israel requested the Council to hold an emergency meeting on Iran's military operation against the occupied territories.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says strikes on Israel “self-defense”

Tehran says it has responded to “the aggressive act of the Zionist regime against the Iranian embassy in Damascus" and warned that it won't hesitate to take defensive measures against any act of aggression.

IRGC commander: Iran’s next response against any Zionist aggression will be stronger

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has warned that the Israeli regime will get a tougher response if it reacts to the Iranian retaliatory operation on occupied territories on Sunday.

Top Iranian commander: Israel to receive harsher response in case of new attacks

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said on Sunday that Iran does not intend to launch any new attacks against Israel following the massive drone and missiles strikes overnight on the Israeli-occupied territories in retaliation for the occupying regime’s targeting of Iran’s consulate in the Syrian capital earlier this month.

Biden told Netanyahu US won’t support Israeli counterattack on Iran

US President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a phone call that Washington will oppose any Tel Aviv counterattack against Tehran, a senior White House official told Axios.

Officials say US concerned Israel will respond to Iran without mulling over potential fallout

Some top US officials are concerned Israel could do  something quickly in response to Iran’s attacks without thinking through potential fallout afterward, according to a senior administration official and a senior defense official, NBC News reported.

Iran says retaliation against Israeli ‘legitimate defense’, warns of more intense raids

Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations defended Tehran’s retaliation against Israel's recent terrorist attack on the Islamic Republic’s diplomatic premises in the Syrian capital Damascus. It warnred of more severe raids in case of fresh Israeli attacks.

People take to streets in Iran to express support, joy over reprisal  against Israel

People across Iran were on the streets overnight on Sunday to show their support for Iran’s much-anticipated retaliatory drone and missile attacks against Israel.

Iran’s IRGC launches dozens of missiles, drones into Israel, hitting key military targets

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced its Aerospace Division struck specific targets inside Israel, using dozens of missiles and drones.

Ex-Iranian diplomat says unclear if Iran has made final decision over attack against Israel 

A former Iranian diplomat rejects claims that Iran has decided to attack the Zionist regime from its own soil in retaliation for Tel Aviv’s recent attack on the Iranian consulate section in Damascus that killed several Iranian military advisors.

Israel ‘in complete panic’ over Syria attack response: Military aide to Iran’s Leader

Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military aide to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the Zionists have, over the past week, been in a state of panic, fearing Tehran’s retaliatory attack in the wake of the Israeli regime’s deadly raid on Iran’s mission in Damascus.

IRGC naval forces seize Israeli-linked ship in Persian Gulf

The naval forces of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) seized a cargo ship linked to the Zionist regime in the Persian Gulf.

Persian Gulf states warn US not to conduct attacks against Iran from their territory or airspace

The Persian Gulf monarchies have called on the US not to use American military bases on their territories to launch military operation in response to any potential Iranian attack on Israel, sources told Middle East Eye.

US moving more assets to West Asia to enhance deterrence ahead of Iran retaliation

The United States military is moving additional assets into the Middle East to bolster deterrence and force protection ahead of an anticipated Iranian retaliatory strike against Israel, an American defense official has told Sputnik news agency.

Biden warns Iran strike against Israel may be ‘sooner than later’

US President Joe Biden has warned that the expected attack Iran is planning on Israel could happen soon. Tehran says will retaliate the recent Israeli missile raid on Iran's consulate in the Syrian capital.

Iran FM talks to Australian, UK, German counterparts, raps their takes regarding Syria attack

The Iranian foreign minister, in separate phone conversations with his German, British and Australian counterparts, criticized their respective governments' positions regarding the recent Israeli missile strike against Iran's consulate in Damascus, Syria that left seven Iranian military advisors killed.

Netanyahu claims Israel preparing for scenarios in locations other than Gaza

Tel Aviv is preparing for "scenarios" in locations other than Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during a visit to an Israeli airbase on Thursday.

Iranian attack against Israel ‘imminent’: Report

The promised Iranian retaliation for the Israeli strike on Tehran’s consulate in Damascus is likely in the next 24-48 hours, anonymous US officials told Bloomberg on Wednesday.

Biden vows ‘ironclad’ US commitment to Israel amid fears of Iran retaliation

US President Joe Biden has vowed that Washington's commitment to defend Israel against Tehran was “ironclad” as concerns rose in the United States that a “significant” Iranian strike could happen within days, in retaliation for the bombing of Iran’s consular building in Syria's Damascus that saw the killing of seven Iranian military advisors.

NAM condemns Israeli fatal raid on Iranian consulate in Syria as ‘clear violation of intl. law’

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has strongly denounced the Israeli airstrike on the consular section of the Iranian Embassy in the Syrian capital city of Damascus, describing the attack as heinous and a blatant violation of international law.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Israel must and will be punished for attack on Iran diplomatic mission in Syria

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Israeli regime “must and will be punished” for its aggression on the Iranian Embassy’s consular section in the Syrian capital Damascus earlier this month.

Iranian attack on Israel would likely be carried out by ‘regional proxies’: US

An Iranian attack on Israel would likely be carried out by Iran’s proxy forces in the region, rather than by Tehran directly, two people familiar with US intelligence on the matter told CNN.

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