Netanyahu: Israel's missiles can reach 'any enemy, including Iran's proxies'

Netanyahu: Israel's missiles can reach 'any enemy, including Iran's proxies'

Tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

Some Iranians criticise their leaders for what they say are foreign adventures which squander funds.

An Iranian woman holds an effigy of U.S. president Donald Trump, during a rally marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israeli forces had carried out another strike in Iran-aligned Syria, a day after the Syrian army said an Israeli drone fired missiles near a demolished hospital and an army observation post.

In the backdrop to Monday's marches, the military displayed Iranian-made missiles, which authorities showcase every year during anniversary celebrations.

"I said that they won't succeed and if they try it will be the last anniversary they celebrate", he said. 40 Years of Failure to adjust United States policy to reality.

After decades of hostility with the US, Tehran said it was determined to expand its military power and ballistic missile program despite mounting pressure to curb its defensive work.

'The long-suffering Iranian people deserve a much brighter future, ' he added.

The large turnout in state-sponsored rallies, in which USA and Israeli flags were burned, came as Iranians face mounting economic hardships many blame on the country's clerical leaders.

Prices of food, especially meat, have risen a lot since U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.

Today, as part of the jihad-exporting regime's celebration of the Islamic Revolution, the infamously anti-Semitic and anti-Israel government chose to once again casually threaten to attack the Jewish state.

"It's been 40 yrs of failure", Bolton tweeted.

Rouhani also promised the crowds that Iran would overcome the economic hardship amid the country's spiraling economy and the newly imposed US sanctions. "But if they attack us, we will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground", Brig.

"Islamic Iran has reached a level... to protect its borders by effective military capabilities, and firmly punish any aggressor", Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif, spokesman for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said during a rally celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

"If this regime makes the bad mistake of trying to destroy Tel Aviv and Haifa, it will not succeed", the Israeli leader said.

Iran also has vast clout in Iraq, where Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the overseas arm of the Revolutionary Guards, was frequently photographed guiding Shi'ite militias in the war against Sunni Islamic State militants.

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