Iran Threatens Israel Over Syrian Strike

According to The Free Beacon, a senior Iranian official says that Israel will become the “first casualty” of a military action against Syria.


The director general of the Iranian parliament’s International Affairs bureau, Hossein Sheikholeslam says he doesn’t believe that the United States “would dare” attack Syria but if they do, “the Zionist regime will be the first victim.” Sheikholeslam further stated that Iran would not be alone in a strike against Israel, saying that Assad would immediately respond to an attack by attacking with the full might of his own military.

Earlier today, While the White House confirmed that while they stand firm with their allies, they had not ruled out a possible military action and that any action taken would not be an effort to “oust” Syrian President Bashar Assad.