Iran attacks Israel – level 3

16-04-2024 07:00

In a significant escalation of tensions in the Middle East, Iran initiated a large-scale drone and missile attack on Israel on Saturday night.

This action is seen as a response to an earlier attack on the Iranian consulate in Damascus by Israel. Israel is currently on high alert, with its armed forces fully prepared and its air defenses active. Jordan has also declared a state of emergency in response to the situation. President Biden has returned to the White House for urgent discussions with his national security advisers.

The attack raises concerns about the potential for further escalation and the risk of a broader regional conflict.

Difficult words: escalation (an increase in intensity or seriousness), large-scale (involving large numbers or a large area), consulate (an office that represents a country in another country).

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