Expediency Council Secretary and ex-Chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Mohsen Rezaei threatened to “annihilate Haifa and the centres of Israel” in case of US retaliation, amid heightened tensions over the assassination of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in a US airstrike. The statement came during a mourning ceremony for Soleimani in Tehran, on Sunday.

“If we take revenge, then you would attack? Be sure we will utterly annihilate Haifa and the centres of Israel and there will be no Israel,” said Rezaei, before the crowd started chanting “Death to America, death to Israel.”

“We are serious about the issue of revenge and retaliation against you and your soldiers and we will have no hesitation and we will not give up on it,” added Rezaei.

Soleimani and the deputy leader of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Mohammed Ali Ebrahimi, also known as Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and other militia leaders were killed in a US airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport in the early hours of Friday morning.

The Pentagon released a statement confirming the US had carried out the airstrike at the order of US President Donald Trump, calling it a “decisive defensive action to protect US personnel abroad.” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said “severe revenge awaits the criminals” behind the attack.

 

Credit: Ruptly

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J j Van Zweden
2020-01-06 10:59

The Iraniërs are dealing with gangsters, the gangsters bombed women and children with pesticides in vietnam, when their mobster friend saddam gassed a kurdish town the gangsters inmediately blamed Iran and when they did not need saddam anymore they killed him welcome to washington welcome to gangster paradise

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-06 15:35
Reply to  J j Van Zweden

The Kurdish town was gassed using blood agents (cyanides), Saddam only had nerve agents (Sarin, Tabun)! Iran used cyanide gases, not Iraq, period!

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-07 06:08
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Yup, “Chemical-Ali” and Saddam Hussein were unjustly accused of a slaughter they never committed and both still denied being implied until their last breath… The Halabja chemical attack was done by Iran. 5000 dead, 10,000 injured…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-06 15:37
Reply to  J j Van Zweden

The Iranian regime murdered 33,000 political prisoners into 3 months, half of them were children under 18y old age…

Prince Teutonic
Prince Teutonic
2020-01-06 21:31
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Don’t waste your time here. We know who the chosen devils are.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-07 06:05
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Ooops, it seems that there are some with issues to face reality… The extent of the prisons’ massacres was made public by ayatollah Montazeri who was the long time heir apparent to Khomeini, until he decided that he couldn’t cope with the crimes of the regime any more and went public about these mass murders…

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-07 06:11
Reply to  J j Van Zweden

You forget that it was Iran who smuggled ISIS founder Zarqawi into Iraq in 2002 then used his presence to accuse Saddam of being associated with al-Qaeda in order to trigger the 2003 invasion! The allegations about Saddam’s WMDs also came to the White House through the contacts Dubya had with the Iranian regime, meanwhile, half of the 9-11 attackers benefited from the Quds-Force assistance too!
My 2 cents few AMN readers have the bälls to start digging in the dirt about the murky actions of the mullahs’ dictatorship…

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2020-01-12 23:26
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Sjoe, jou intelligensie is verstommend. Nog steeds naïef genoeg om te glo dat ISIS en Teheran bondgenote is? Hulle het dieselfde gesê oor Saddam, het jy dit vergeet? U kan Saddam ook nie verdedig en Israel ook nie ondersteun nie. Dit is die een of die ander. Hy het nie van Iran gehou nie, maar hy het ook nie jou voorwaardes geduld nie. Probeer weer boet.