Israel has significantly increased its air superiority in the last decade following Israeli–Lebanese conflict of 2006, its Air Force chief has stated, warning Hezbollah and its allies of dire consequences should another war break out in the future.
Iran has accused the United States of interfering in its domestic affairs after calls by the US Secretary of State to support “elements” that would ensure a “peaceful transition” in the Islamic Republic. Tehran also officially delivered a note of protest to the UN.
Iran has accused Saudi Arabia and by extension the US of having a hand in the deadly terror attacks in the heart of the Iranian capital. With Tehran now warning of revenge, the Middle East is on the brink of all-out war.
It’s highly possible ISIS was, as it claims, behind the attacks in Iran as the group is interested in stirring up a Sunni-Shiite conflict, analysts told RT. However, other groups and regional player involvement can’t be ruled out, they add.
Iran has allegedly carried out a test launch of the supercavitating Hoot torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz, multiple Pentagon officials have told NBC and Fox. This is the first test of the experimental underwater technology since February 2015.
Iran said it had to go into Iraq and Syria because it is facing a direct threat from terrorism, and prevent radicals from hitting the country. The US said the same thing before invading Iraq and Afghanistan, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof told RT.