Iran Deploys Short-Range Missiles in Iraq After Attack on Green Zone Hosting US Embassy, Reports Say

The switch is claimed to have taken place on the Shalamcheh border crossing and was carried out in two levels below the supervision of Iranian army personnel. Iran additionally reportedly dispatched two IRGC items to function the missiles and drones.

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has deployed short-range missiles and drones to Iraq, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas reported, citing nameless sources inside Iran.

According to the sources, the rockets in query had been domestically-made Arash guided missiles and had been delivered to amenities and camps of pro-Iran Iraqi armed teams.

The sources didn’t specify what sort of drones had been deployed, however famous that they had been additionally produced in Iran and are stationed in high-security websites in Iraq’s south. 

The sources emphasised that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps may probably use the {hardware} to hit targets inside Iraq and in neighbouring nations in the approaching weeks or after US President Donald Trump leaves the White House.

Al-Qabas additionally cites the sources as saying that Esmail Ghaani, head of the IRGC’s Quds Force, raised the query throughout his go to to Iraq of retaliation for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh’s homicide. Fakhrizadeh, a outstanding nuclear scientist, was killed in November in an assault Iran believes was perpetrated by Israel.

The reported deployment of Iranian army {hardware} to Iraq comes amid renewed tensions between the US and Iran in the wake of an assault on the US Embassy in Baghdad, which Trump blamed on Iran.

Tehran has denied the accusations as groundless and false.


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