Israel braces for Iran drone attack within 48 hours

Israel is preparing for a major attack on its own soil by Iran in the next 24-48 hours, possibly in the form of a drone assault, according to U.S. intelligence.

Iran has vowed to retaliate against Israel for the bombing of an Iranian diplomatic annex in Damascus, Syria, that resulted in the death of Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps general.

On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited an Israel Defense Forces air base, telling troops: “We have determined a simple rule: Whoever harms us, we will harm them.”

U.S. intelligence, however, believes that the retaliatory attack is imminent, telling CBS News it could take the form of more than 100 drones and dozens of missiles aimed at military targets. An official told the Read more…

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