Current relations between the two countries can be described as hostile, despite having a friendly period, with Iran even recognizing the state of Israel. But after the 1979 Revolution in Iran, all of this was undone.
The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia – can change regime in Iran, and Trump’s policy provides an opening for it, a former top Mossad official speculated, adding that if a coup fails, Iranians will still be fighting each other.
Staging a missile attack on the Golan Heights makes no sense for Tehran under the current circumstances, military experts told RT. They speculate that Israel’s claims about the attack lack solid proof and might be agenda-driven.
Boris Johnson condemned Iran for reportedly launching missile attacks against Israel in the occupied Golan Heights, despite claims in Syria that Israel initiated a tit-for-tat exchange with airstrikes on Tuesday.
Israel’s bombing of Iranian targets in Syria was a “direct planned action” following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, according to Russian MP Leonid Slutskiy. He says it could spark a direct confrontation with Iran.
Three people have been killed and two wounded in an attack by Israeli forces against Iranian targets in Syria. Israeli strikes destroyed a radar station and an arms warehouse and damaged air defense units, Sana reports.
Some 28 Israeli aircraft fired around 60 air-to-surface rockets in a massive overnight strike in Syria, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. Syrian air-defense systems managed to intercept more than half of the missiles.