After Hamas and its allies launched a huge attack on Israel from the Gaza Strip on October 7, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stated that Israel was about to collapse. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
The first invasion into Israel since the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, the operation—dubbed Al-Aqsa Flood by the Palestinian militants—started a new phase of hostilities in the area.
Al Jazeera reports that Raisi spoke to a sizable gathering of supporters in Kerman, the city where he was born and where scores of people were killed by two explosions on Wednesday. The explosions occurred on the same day as last year’s anniversary of the US drone strike in Baghdad that killed Iran’s top general, Qassem Soleimani.
“The victory of the righteous and the elimination of the wicked is a divine promise,” Raisi said, echoing the words of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He praised the Palestinian resistance and condemned the “Zionist regime” for its crimes against the Muslim world.
He claimed that the Israeli military had been defeated by the Palestinian fighters, who reportedly killed more than a thousand Israeli soldiers and civilians and captured hundreds more. He also warned that Iran would retaliate against any US aggression and continue to support its allies in the region. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>