Iran Launches Unprecedented Drone and Missile Attack on Israel

In a major escalation of tensions between the two regional rivals, launched a significant drone and missile attack on on Saturday. The Israeli military reported that a large number of drones were dispatched from within Iranian territory, expected to reach Israeli airspace within several hours.

Israel Prepared for Defense

The Israeli military stated that it was ready to defend against the attack and had taken necessary precautions. The expressed its support for Israel, with President Biden cutting short his weekend stay to meet with his national security team. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin also spoke with his Israeli counterpart, reaffirming America's “ironclad commitment” to Israel's security.

First Full-Scale Military Assault

This drone attack marks the first time Iran has launched a full-scale military assault on Israel, despite decades of enmity between the two . The attack is seen as retaliation for an apparent Israeli airstrike on an Iranian embassy complex in Syria last week, which killed two Iranian generals.

Potential for Further Escalation

The situation remains tense, with the potential for further escalation in the region. As the Israeli military works to defend against the incoming drones and missiles, the international community is closely monitoring the situation.

“This drone attack marks the first time Iran has launched a full-scale military assault on Israel, despite decades of enmity between the two countries,” reported the Associated Press.

The unprecedented drone and missile attack launched by Iran against Israel has heightened tensions in the region, with the potential for further escalation. As the Israeli military works to defend against the attack, the international community remains on high alert, closely monitoring the situation and offering support to Israel.

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Haye Kesteloo
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