Israel conducted “several strikes in recent days” in Iraq, including the July 19 attack north of Baghdad which targeted a base allegedly used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps “to transfer weapons to Syria”, unnamed senior US officials were quoted by the New York Times as saying.

One of the sources said that Israel was “pushing the limits” with the alleged strikes on Iraq, and that the Jewish state risks “getting the United States military removed from Iraq”.

Netanyahu Hints Israel Could Conduct Strikes in Iraq

The claims come after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted at his country’s involvement in the latest attacks on ammunition depots in Iraq belonging to the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) composed of mostly Shia Muslim groups.

“We’re acting not only if required, we’re acting in very many theatres against a state that seeks to annihilate us. Obviously I’ve given the security forces the order and the operational freedom to do what is necessary in order to disrupt these plots by Iran. And obviously I’ve also led, and in many ways continue to lead, a global effort against Iran”, Netanyahu told the Russian-language Israeli news network Channel 9 when asked whether Israel acts in Iraq “if required”.

He pledged that he will not grant Tehran immunity “anywhere”, describing the Islamic Republic as a country that is “trying to establish bases against us everywhere, [including] Iran itself, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen.”

The statement followed another blast which struck an ammo depot located to the north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday, the fourth such attack on the PMF since July. The PMF claimed that Israeli drones carried out the attack, while allegedly acting in coordination with the US-led coalition. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have not commented on the issue yet.

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The last time that Israel officially claimed responsibility for bombing Iraq dates back to 1981, when the Israeli Air Force destroyed the Osirak nuclear power plant, which was under construction southeast of Baghdad.

 

Source: Sputnik

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If the US military with control over certain parts of Iraqi airspace can’t play honest broker and prevent attacks from any hostile nation to Iraq then the Iraqis should swap them out for the Russians. Then the Americans wouldn’t have to worry about a Shite arc of influence in the ME but a Russian one. That wouldn’t bother me in the least as I suspect we still get our oil Down Under and probably with less “baggage”.

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Oh, now they have their energy independence, they’re preparing their pull-out from the region! Haven’t you still understood that Russia participates the NATO Partnership for Peace and their “opposition” to USA is a wag-the-dog? It’s like the police works : good-cop/bad-cop. USA plays the bad-cop, Russia plays the good-cop… In the end, both are cops and they work together… ????? Don’t worry, Dirty Harry has replaced the S&W .44magnum by the AutoMag, this is “Sudden Impact” : he’ll kill all the bad guys before going on holidays Moreover, there’s also a new cop at the police station… He’s already making… Read more »

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You jest. Indians are talkers and not doers. The country was put together by the British East India Company and eventually became the “Jewel in the Crown” for Britain. The unifying forces for India are all a legacy of the British, the English language, the civil service, the Common law, railways, cricket, their army and navy, etc. Yet 70 years after independence the Indians still blame Britain for their current condition. The Chinese who suffered much worse in WWII, followed by a civil war, the Korean War, the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution now has 5x the GDP… Read more »

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I hope filthy kîkes remember the scud missiles Saddam used with Tel Aviv and Haifa in 92.. because this time will be worst filthy parasite terrorist child murderers.

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+++ “remember the scud missiles Saddam used with Tel Aviv and Haifa in 92..” => Iraq fired 42 modified Scud ballistic missiles at Israel, to which Israel did not respond militarily, because of pressure from the United States not to retaliate. These managed to kill two. Have you witnessed this test in Alaska? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PseoykogTH8 While the system is in service for several years, why do they congratulate so much? Have you seen how speed the target is? Guess what was used as target… No idea? Well, Alaska is the home of about half the GMD fleet… So what is likely… Read more »

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Go get fisted by your fagg0t father , filthy kîke.

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I bet you had a hard-on!

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Oh, my post which would have pleased Holohoax Shoah -6m didn’t passed! There were pictures of more than 120 Israeli children murdered by Palestinians, including a 3 months baby girl that was beheaded and another 10 month who was headshot by a sniper while in the arms of her dad… There was also another article explaining how Israeli children were deliberately targeted since 1970. The “I bet you had a hard-on!” was for him as we would have for sure enjoyed murdered Israeli babies+kids, especially as these death weren’t caused by collateral damages but deliberately, even entering their rooms at… Read more »

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“unnamed senior US officials were quoted by the New York Times” => Qatar = Muslim-brotherhood is one of the NYT shareholders, same for the Washington Post, CNN and AFP… unnamed+NYT smells fake-news and big league! I’m still very cautious : If, for sure, I consider Israeli strikes a non negligible possibility, I tend to prefer sticking to facts which are : 1. PMF and Iraqi politicians have issued VERY contradicting reports, the ones who hammer these were Israeli strikes are always the same ultra-pro-Iran ones while the 1st depot blasts’ forensic concluded with an accidental blast and the attack version… Read more »