An opinion piece published by a hard-line Iranian newspaper on Sunday suggested Iran should attack the Israeli port city of Haifa if Israel carried out the killing of a scientist linked to its disbanded military nuclear program.
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. (Twitter)
A picture taken on February 23, 2017 shows an ammonia container in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa. (AFP)
A “strong reaction”
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated in Damavand, east of Tehran according to reports in Iran. He was head of Iran’s secret military program and wanted for many years by Mossad. His death is a major psychological and professional blow for Iran.— Yossi Melman (@yossi_melman) November 27, 2020