Friday, August 31, 2018

Iran Has Deployed Ballistic Missiles In Iraq

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at Baharestan Square in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2017. Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi/TIMA via REUTERS

Reuters: Exclusive: Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies

PARIS/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional foes, Iranian, Iraqi and Western sources said.

Any sign that Iran is preparing a more aggressive missile policy in Iraq will exacerbate tensions between Tehran and Washington, already heightened by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

It would also embarrass France, Germany and the United Kingdom, the three European signatories to the nuclear deal, as they have been trying to salvage the agreement despite new U.S. sanctions against Tehran.

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More News On Reports That Iran Has Deployed Ballistic Missiles In Iraq

Iran said to give Iraqi militias ballistic missiles capable of hitting Israel -- Times of Israel
Report: Iran moves missiles to Iraq that can hit Tel Aviv -- YNet News
Iran moves ballistic missiles to Iraq -- Arutz Sheva
Tehran Reportedly Arms Iraqi Militias 'To Have Backup Plan If Iran Attacked' -- Sputnik


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fazman said...

Dozens launched from Yemen,nothing hit. Let the Iranians spend precious resources for no return on investment.

Bob the impaler said...

Fazman, if I recall correctly, the Houthis did score a couple of major tactical hits against the Saudi military. Not so much against deep targets though.