Israel credited with taking out Iran’s embassy in Syria; top terrorists killed

56
1085
Mohammad Reza Zahedi, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps commander reported to have been killed in an airstrike in Damascus on April 1, 2024.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says seven of its officers were killed by an Israeli strike on the Iranian consulate building in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

Although facts are still in doubt and Israel has said it has no comment, it appears there was some kind of high-level meeting going on inside the building at the time of the explosion.

Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior commander of the Quds Force, and Brigadier General Mohammad Hadi Haji-Rahimi, his deputy, were identified among the dead.

The Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is made up of five groups, created after Iran’s 1979 revolution to protect the new Islamic regime. A powerful paramilitary organization, it supports terrorists in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestinians, Syria, and Yemen, and it controls a large part of the Iranian economy, which funds its existence. U.S. sanctions, declaring it a terrorist organization in 2019, have not been effective in slowing it down. The guard is now deeply embroiled in the Israel-Hamas conflict, which began on Oct. 7, when Hamas raided Israel, killing thousands and kidnapping hundreds of civilians.

“In the Israeli attack on the Iranian consulate on Monday afternoon, seven Iranian military advisors were martyred,” the Tehran Times reported, saying the fighter jets came from the Golan Heights in Israel.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said the “barbaric” attack on the Iranian consulate openly violates international regulations, especially the 1961 Vienna Convention. The Iranian government said it will decide how to “punish” Israel.

Others pointed out that Iran, an exporter of terror, has a history of attacking embassies.

“Is there a more perfect example of chutzpah than Iran, which stormed the US embassy in Tehran and held 50+ Americans hostage for 444 days, complaining about Israel bombing one of their fake diplomatic facilities?” asked writer Noah Pollack, who writes for the Free Beacon.

Pollack was referring to Nov. 4, 1979, when Iranians seized the embassy and detained more than 50 Americans. That occurred during the Democratic term of President Jimmy Carter. The hostages were released when America voted for Ronald Reagan for president. The hostages were released Jan. 20, 1981, just minutes after Reagan was sworn in.

Richard Medhurst, an independent British journalist who was born in Damascus, wrote an opposing point of view: “These f[expletive deleted] lunatic israelis just bombed the Iranian embassy in Damascus Unbelievable violation of the Vienna convention and Syria and Iran’s sovereignty. Israel is a cancer to the Middle East.”

56 COMMENTS

  1. Iran and Syria had it coming. They knew it. Since October 7th, Isreal must clear Hamas and Hezbollah and Iran far far far away from its borders for national security

  2. Dangerous move. Does Israel believe it can take on the entire Middle East head on? I won’t support third Gulf War for America.

    • They have before. And won. They would have won bigger but we pulled them back.

      But you are missing the bigger pictures.
      -Iran funded and trained the Oct butchery.
      -Iran funds HAMAS and Hezbollah. HAMAS and Hezbollah are constantly attacking Israeli civilians.
      -most of the Middle East hates Iran. They also hate HAMAS and Hezbollah.
      -Iran has made the destruction of Israel and the US a core element of their existence.
      -none of this would be happening if Iran stopped funding attacks on Israel.

      Sooner or later, Israel is gonna have to deal with Iran since we won’t.

      • Your god and their god and anyone else’s god is the core of the plight in the Middle East. Religion poisons everything.

      • That’s not it. There are many times when Jerusalem was cut down. Recall when the Arabs sacked it. The Roman’s. The Nazis. There is a price to pay for slaying the messiah. Yes, like it says in the Bible, you slayed the savior and stoned the messengers. They made a golden calf at the foot of God’s mountain. They killed a bunch of people in God’s name. Judas betrayed Jesus, but at the last supper, every decile asked is it I who will betray you? They had doubt! Yes, they were slaves, but why they are the chosen ones I have no idea. God doesn’t reveal to me the small particulars.

    • Yes you will. Get to work. You have no say in the fight like the rest of us tax payers. Our current regime in Dc is dreaming about a war that will remove 4 billion people from the planet.

      • Then you don’t support the Bible when it states that Sarah was barren so Abraham knocked up his servant girl who was Arab. They had to have a first born male to become leader. One of those descendants is Mohammed. God pulled a rope a dope and made Sarah pregnant. Now who gets to be the leader? Ishmael was the first born male of Israel. See the conflict?

        • Abraham lied to Pharoah about Sarah being his sister, and not his wife, which the Pharoah rightfully rebuked him for. It is said that Abraham’s servant girl, Hagar, was the Pharoah’s daughter.

          ‘https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/128098/why-did-sarai-abram-have-the-slave-hagar

  3. EXCELLENT News(!) … Any and all measures should be utilized to exterminate these rabid barbarians from the face of the earth. They contribute no real measure of meaningful benefit to human-kind and there’s no indication they will do so in the future. They will no doubt continue their campaign of hate until they ‘mistakenly’ release a nuclear strike, at which time they’ll truly understand the acronym … FAFO!

  4. This is how world wars start. Good for Israel but if they’re going to wage this war then let them do it alone. Not one American serviceman.
    Remember all the commenters on here saying Trump was going to lead us to all out war and destruction?
    Pepperidge farms remembers.

    • In agreement with you. This action is intended as another provocation. When will Israel feel compelled to attack us again? USS Liberty anyone? After all the Obama, ahem, I mean Biden Administration withdrew the sanctions on Iran and thereby largely enabled their financing for anything they have done over the past couple of years. Our schizo leadership has seen to the funding of both sides of this.

      Our tax dollars belong NO WHERE NEAR ANY side of this conflict. Forced participation in this charade amounts to nothing more than looting of our treasury. Blood is next.

        • 2 John
          King James Version

          1 The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

          2 For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

          3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

          4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.

          5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

          6 And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

          7 For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

          8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward.

          9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.

          10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:

          11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.

          12 Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.

          13 The children of thy elect sister greet thee. Amen.

      • On that day, those who willingly allowed themselves to be deceived when they chose to accept only those parts of the word that fit their desired purposes and the narrative that they seek to support, will be recognized for having abandoned the truth. And love.

        How many people have you known that call themselves an Alaskan after living here for a year and finally getting their first dividend? Even if it is none, are they? At what point does it become official? Who determines that? How long has it been since anyone could just identify as a Jew? How many of those troublemakers in the ancient Kievan state chose to identify as one because they had to choose something? Where did they go from there? Were they the same people that had an Exodus out of Egypt?

  5. So the same deep state that many conservatives cast a jaundiced eye to and have little reason to trust is suddenly believed and cheered.

    So the same military that has been hollowed out and lost its purpose is believed to be able to conduct war on potentially many different fronts.

    So the pretense of “acting defensively” is cast aside and provocations are acceptable.

    It has been said that “conservatives” are progressives (read leftists) driving the speed limit. This story and some of the reactions seem are aligned with this perception.

    Why would I want to align myself with those who would seek to conserve the authoritarian illiberalism of today’s modern left. Warmongers on the right- you are destroying your coalition.

      • Have forgotten Matthew 5:9?

        That would be “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” in case you have forgotten.

        So what are you saying about this precept?

    • What?
      No, seriously… what?
      A bunch of comments made by conservatives about how the US military is going down the wrong (woke) path are applicable to… Israel?
      Please explain.

      • When I communicate plainly and clearly to leftists they have a hard time understanding or don’t get it at all. Maybe that is another commonality “conservatives” have with progressives.

        Our country has made military assurances to the state of Israel. If Israel goes and picks fights we will have to defend them and pick up the mess. Unless our state is plotting with them for a wider war with Iran. As Ms. Lindsey Graham, Bill Kristol, Victoria Nuland and Nikki Haley and other neo-cons advocate. Maybe are these people you agree with…

        • You gotta realize not everyone here is on your same wavelength. It is tough enough to get a point across in a comment section, but it is a lot easier if you assume everyone is thinking about it differently than you are.

  6. Yesterday I said the IDF was attacking forces in Lebanon and Syria without a declaration of war while every news organization was not reporting on anything. Looks like they forgot a target. Unit 8200 will continue to flood the comments with false consensus and say this was a good thing. They’re already claiming a single drone from Iraq flew 500 miles across Jordanian and Saudi airspace to fly into the wall of a naval hangar in the extreme south of israel.

    • I’ve noticed a couple things myself.

      -You have myopic vision when it comes to Israel. You see only what you want to see.

      -you do not comprehend how war, a war with the intent to win, is actually fought. You go where your enemy is and kill them. Which is ironic since the side you support understands this. They just weren’t able to do it.

      -IDF and Israel have a long standing, publicly known policy if you try to kill us, we will go and kill you wherever you are. Especially where Hezbollah is. Hamas, too.

      I noticed you have a tendency to comment on things you know nothing about, and a refusal to learn when corrected.

      I could go on, but to do so is a waste of my time. I noticed a brick wall I could talk to and get a more intelligent response from.

    • Perhaps you are not old enough to understand this, but the News media really does not spend a lot of effort reporting good stuff, and reporting when things are going right. Negative news tends to get more eyeballs, not happy feel good stories.
      .
      And, what is weird about a single drone flying 500 miles and hitting a target? Happens all the time. Drones are not terribly useful as military ordinance if they cannot fly a long distance.

  7. President Joe Biden has funded Iran which led to October 7th and this current war, until those on the left stop supporting terrorism against democracies this will continue.

    ‘https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/president-biden-war-against-jews

  8. When Israel is attacked over and over again, Israel will strike back, as it should. They may not do it right away but when they do, it’s effective. 🇺🇸🇮🇱

    • Paola,
      That’s likely because your worldview has been swayed by antisemitism. If you can’t see the difference between the stated goals of Hamas and Iran (to wipe Israel and Jews from the face of the earth) and the stated goals of Israel (to have a country that offers respite from those who would wipe them from the face of the earth), there’s little to work with from your perspective. If you think breaking a ceasefire and brutally attacking, raping, murdering, torturing, burning, and otherwise terrorizing innocent people simply because they are Jewish or Israel or using women and children as human shields is equivalent to trying to methodically remove a cancer from the body that supports the cancers growth, there’s little to work with from your perspective. However if you were to consider for a moment that Hamas and Iran literally want to kill every Israeli and every Jew and how they go about doing it does not matter as long as the Jew is no more (this is their stated goal) then maybe, just maybe your flase sense of equivalency and double standards wouldn’t ring hollow.

    • Obviously, you are not looking very hard at all. In fact, I think your eyes are tightly shut.
      .
      Here is, perhaps the most obvious difference.
      The Israeli Defense Force places themselves in harms way to protect the innocent.
      The subhumans of palastine and hamass place women, children, and the elderly in harms way to protect their soldiers.

      • Israel just purposely targeted international aid works. Killed seven of them. Israel won’t allow food and humanitarian supplies into Gaza. Israel is just another version of a murderous state. I’m not defending Hamas BTW. They are just as evil as every other puerile quasi governmental entity in the Middle East.

  9. Kill an Iranian terrorist?
    Why doesn’t Israel give them Billions like our Democrats do?
    That might work better, Iran will then say “Thank You” & become cooperative w/ the West (or not)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.