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Child critically wounded in Iranian attack regains consciousness

Amina al-Hassouni, the seven-year-old girl who was critically wounded in Iran's massive missile and drone attack on Israel in April, has regained consciousness after a month and a half.

Child critically wounded in Iranian attack regains consciousness

IDF removes more missile remains from Iranian attack

The missile was intercepted in the area of Nahal Ye'elim, adjacent to the city of Arad. The debris was cleared of hazardous materials and was evacuated via a crane by IDF troops.

IDF removes more missile remains from Iranian attack

From the heart of Tehran:

A glimpse of the missiles fired at Israel

An American CNN network correspondent was granted a rare opportunity to document the types of missiles fired from Iran towards Israel.

A glimpse of the missiles fired at Israel

Report:

US missile defense system had 25% success rate during Iran attack

Of 8 SM-3 interceptors, only 2 reportedly intercepted their ballistic missile targets. US pilots and radar were instrumental in repelling Iran's 320 missiles and drones.

US missile defense system had 25% success rate during Iran attack

US Defense Secretary:

'Iran should learn – their systems do not work as advertised'

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin comments on Iran's missile and drone attack on Israel: They should be questioning the effectiveness of their weapons systems.

'Iran should learn – their systems do not work as advertised'

Hassidic leader:

'We should be dancing in the street after failed Iranian attack'

The Grand Rabbi of the Nadvorna Hassidic sect called on his followers to give thanks to G-d and finish the Talmud within the coming year.

'We should be dancing in the street after failed Iranian attack'

Report:

How Iran covered up damage from Israeli retaliatory strike

Satellite photos reveal how Iran quickly swapped out an aerial defense radar that was destroyed with a different one.

How Iran covered up damage from Israeli retaliatory strike

Iran claims:

'Nuclear weapons have no place in our doctrine'

After Revolutionary Guards commander threatened Israel, its Foreign Ministry insists the country's nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.

'Nuclear weapons have no place in our doctrine'

Report:

Israel planned and canceled major retaliatory strike on Iran

A missile was destroyed by Israeli forces who fired because another missile had already struck the target, according to NYT report.

Israel planned and canceled major retaliatory strike on Iran

Following attack on Israel:

EU foreign ministers to discuss sanctions on Iran

European Union foreign ministers to meet in Luxembourg and discuss expanding sanctions on Iran.

EU foreign ministers to discuss sanctions on Iran

'We demonstrated our power'

Khamenei hails Iran's attack on Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader thanks the country's armed forces for their attack on Israel, says the country demonstrated its power regardless of how many targets were hit.

Khamenei hails Iran's attack on Israel

Passover Insight: the Jewish approach to antisemitism

Iranian’s unprecedented missile attack on Israel comes just before Passover, when the Jewish people will recite the words in the Haggadah, In every generation, they rise to destroy us, but G-d saves us every time.” Oped.

Passover Insight: the Jewish approach to antisemitism

Report:

White House was shocked by magnitude of Iranian attack

US officials were horrified when they realized how many UAVs, cruise missiles, and ballistic missiles Iran had fired at Israel in its massive attack.

White House was shocked by magnitude of Iranian attack

Before and after:

Damage to Iran's Isfahan base in Israeli retaliatory strike

Satellite images show the damage caused by alleged Israeli retaliation for Iran's massive attack a week ago.

Damage to Iran's Isfahan base in Israeli retaliatory strike

No mention of retaliation

Iranian President hails attack on Israel

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran's attack on Israel "showed our authority", does not mention explosions that were heard in his country's central region overnight.

Iranian President hails attack on Israel

Live updates:

IAF fighter jets intercept UAV that approached Israel

IAF fighter jets successfully intercepted a UAV that approached Israel from the east. The UAV was monitored by IDF soldiers, did not pose a threat and no sirens were sounded according to protocol. No injuries were reported and no damage was caused.

IAF fighter jets intercept UAV that approached Israel

Israeli retaliation?

US official: Israel struck targets in Iran

Iran suspends flights at the airports in Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz. Revolutionary Guards on high alert. Israel not commenting on the reports.

US official: Israel struck targets in Iran

Iranian FM warns Israel:

'Our response will be immediate and at a maximum level'

In interview with CNN, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian warns Israel against taking any military action against his country.

'Our response will be immediate and at a maximum level'

In wake of Iran attack:

S&P cuts Israel’s long-term credit ratings

Ratings agency S&P Global cuts Israel's long-term ratings to A-plus from AA-minus, cites "elevated geopolitical risks for Israel".

S&P cuts Israel’s long-term credit ratings

Iran threatens US if Israel retaliates

In effort to deter Israel from retaliating after Iran attacked with 300 UAV and missiles, Islamic Republic threatens to attack US interests and advance nuclear program.

Iran threatens US if Israel retaliates

UK and US sanction leading Iranian military figures

UK government announces sanctions on 7 individuals and 6entities who have enabled Iran to conduct destabilizing regional activity, including Iran's recent attack on Israel.

UK and US sanction leading Iranian military figures

To deter Israeli retaliation:

IRGC commander threatens Iran could review 'nuclear doctrine'

Iranian military leader warns country could pursue nuclear weapons in attempt to deter Israel from retaliating for Saturday night's massive attack.

IRGC commander threatens Iran could review 'nuclear doctrine'

Hasidic leader: We must not attack Iran

Vizhnitzer Rebbe to Shas chief Aryeh Deri: 'We are in an extremely vulnerable situation, we must not rekindle the fire.'

Hasidic leader: We must not attack Iran

A Queen, two Bishops, Jews, and Muslim Madmen in turbans

Right now, at this moment, Israel could get away with whatever it wants if it has the capability to go it alone. America now is weak. Israel is strong. Crazy, huh? Opinion.

A Queen, two Bishops, Jews, and Muslim Madmen in turbans

Israeli Amb.:

'In a few years, we may see nuclear warheads on Iranian missiles'

'Defense is not enough to create deterrence, if we do not push back against Iran, in a matter of a few years, you may see nuclear warheads on Iranian missiles,' Israel's Amb. Michael Herzog says.

'In a few years, we may see nuclear warheads on Iranian missiles'

US official:

'Israel unlikely to strike Iran until after Passover'

Israeli sources tell ABC News that Israel prepared for and then aborted retaliatory strikes against Iran on at least two nights this past week.

'Israel unlikely to strike Iran until after Passover'

G7 to coordinate on Iran sanctions in wake of attack on Israel

Finance leaders from the Group of Seven pledge to coordinate measures to diminish Iran's ability to acquire, produce, or transfer weapons.

G7 to coordinate on Iran sanctions in wake of attack on Israel

'A pattern of dangerous actions'

48 countries condemn Iranian attack on Israel

In joint statement, the Permanent Representatives of 48 countries at the UN condemn Iran’s drone and missile attack on Israel: It could have caused significant damage and loss of life.

48 countries condemn Iranian attack on Israel

Following attack on Israel:

EU leaders agree to step up sanctions against Iran

EU leaders condemn Iran's attack on Israel, say they will take further restrictive measures against Iran.

EU leaders agree to step up sanctions against Iran

Report:

Israeli retaliation against Iran will not occur as planned

An Israeli source said on Wednesday that Israel will have trouble carrying out its response to the Iranian attack as was initially planned and authorized.

Israeli retaliation against Iran will not occur as planned

Report:

Israel considered striking Iran on Monday

Israeli War Cabinet reportedly considered giving the IDF the green light for a strike against Iran. However, later that night, a decision was made not to go through with it 'for operational reasons.'

Israel considered striking Iran on Monday

FM Katz to German FM:

'Today it's us- tomorrow it will be you'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz called on Germany to work in the EU to designate the IRGC as a terror organization and to impose sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program.

'Today it's us- tomorrow it will be you'

Biden warns:

'If Iran escalates attacks, US could be drawn in'

US President warns of consequences of Congressional inaction in WSJ Op Ed calling for approval of aid to Ukraine and Israel.

'If Iran escalates attacks, US could be drawn in'

Report:

Iran bracing for Israeli counterstrike

Iran said it was readying its air force for strikes and its navy would begin escorting commercial Iranian ships in the Red Sea.

Iran bracing for Israeli counterstrike

SA Chief Rabbi:

Searching for meaning in a post-October 7 Pesach

South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Dr Warren Goldstein explains how the Pesach seder provides a frame of reference for understanding Iran’s recent attack, October 7, and the vicious antisemitism that has awoken across the globe.

Searching for meaning in a post-October 7 Pesach

Rabbis to Israel's communities:

Give thanks for miracle after Iranian UAV attack

Leading Religious Zionist rabbis urge communities across Israel to recite Psalm 136 during morning prayers on Shabbat, giving thanks for G-d's miracles during Iran's attack on Israel last Saturday night.

Give thanks for miracle after Iranian UAV attack

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau:

'We still don't understand the magnitude of the miracle'

Former Chief Rabbi on the Iranian attack: ‘The miracle is immense not only because of the successful interception, but also because of the international coalition that stood by us.’

'We still don't understand the magnitude of the miracle'

In response to attack on Israel:

EU to expand its sanctions on Iran

EU top diplomat Josep Borrell says EU members plan to discuss sanctions regime that seeks to curb the supply of Iranian drones to Russia to include the provision of missiles and cover deliveries to Iranian proxies.

EU to expand its sanctions on Iran

IAEA chief:

'Situation in Iran is business as usual'

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi says the agency is still on alert over possible Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.

'Situation in Iran is business as usual'

After Iranian attack

US: We will impose new sanctions on Iran

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan announces that the US will impose new sanctions on Iran's missile and drone program and expects its allies to follow suit.

US: We will impose new sanctions on Iran

Erdogan:

'Netanyahu to blame for Iranian attack on Israel'

Turkish President says Netanyahu "and his bloody administration" are the main ones to blame for Iran's first direct attack on Israel.

'Netanyahu to blame for Iranian attack on Israel'

Iranians call for Israel to attack IRGC leaders

Graffiti in Tehran denounces the IRGC as a weak government without the interests of the people in mind, and calls for the international community and Israel to help overthrow them.

Iranians call for Israel to attack IRGC leaders

Poland supports Israel again after Iranian attack

Following the recent Iranian attack, Poland has published messages of support for Israel - apparently mending relations damaged in the World Central Kitchen incident

Poland supports Israel again after Iranian attack

Gallant:

'Iran's attack failed, their attempt to deter Israel will fail'

Defense Minister meets IDF soldiers stationed in the north. 'Any enemy that fights us will be defeated.'

'Iran's attack failed, their attempt to deter Israel will fail'

MK Tali Gottlieb:

'Netanyahu must reject pressures not to attack Iran'

Likud MK Tali Gottlieb claims that the world, and Gaza in particular, are beginning to disdain as well as a USA colony.

'Netanyahu must reject pressures not to attack Iran'

IDF displays downed Iranian ballistic missile

An intercepted ballistic missile fired by Iran at Israel on Saturday night was taken from the Dead Sea. The fuel tank is more than 35 feet long.

IDF displays downed Iranian ballistic missile

Dozens of interceptions in minutes: How Iran's attack was handled

IDF releases details of the management of the defense of the country during Iran's drone and missile attack Saturday night.

Dozens of interceptions in minutes: How Iran's attack was handled

Former NSC chief:

'Don't attack in Iran, focus on Lebanon and Syria'

Giora Eiland, former National Security Council chief, calls to utilize the international support following Iran's attack to secure Israel's northern border.

'Don't attack in Iran, focus on Lebanon and Syria'

Israeli FM leading push to declare Iran a terror organization

'Iran must be stopped now - before it is too late,' Foreign Minister Israel Katz emphasizes.

Israeli FM leading push to declare Iran a terror organization

Israeli message of reassurance:

Any reaction against Iran will not endanger Arab countries

Israel conveyed a message to the countries in the region, that any retaliation for the Iranian attack, would not endanger their stability and regimes.

Any reaction against Iran will not endanger Arab countries

British Foreign Minister:

This is why Britain did not intercept Russian drones like Iran’s

British Foreign Minister explains why Britain did not intercept Russian drones as it did this week in the Iranian attack against Israel.

This is why Britain did not intercept Russian drones like Iran’s

US expects Israel to respond to Iran attack, but in limited scope

Despite cautions against further escalation in the region, Gilad Erdan, Israel’s representative to the UN, said that Israel 'reserves the legal right to retaliate. The world cannot settle for inaction.’

US expects Israel to respond to Iran attack, but in limited scope

In call with Gallant:

Sec. Austin reaffirms 'goal of regional stability'

US Secretary of Defense and Defense Minister speak for the fourth time in recent days, amid speculation that Israel plans to retaliate for Iranian attack.

Sec. Austin reaffirms 'goal of regional stability'

IAEA chief:

'Concerned Israel will attack Iran's nuclear facilities'

Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says Iran closed its nuclear facilities on Sunday over "security considerations".

'Concerned Israel will attack Iran's nuclear facilities'

Iran warns Israel:

'Don't repeat the mistake of attacking us'

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister warns Israel against retaliating for Iran’s massive attack on the country: Next time, the response will come within seconds.

'Don't repeat the mistake of attacking us'

Israeli official:

'Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace'

Israeli air force official says Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace to intercept incoming Iranian missiles and drones during Saturday's attack.

'Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace'

Chief of Staff:

'Iranian attack created new opportunities for cooperation'

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi says 'Across the skies of the Middle East, a coalition was activated to counter this attack — marking the start of the IDF’s Operation Iron Shield.'

'Iranian attack created new opportunities for cooperation'

After Iranian attack:

House Majority Leader expresses support for Israel's decisions

Rep. Steve Scalise called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this evening (Monday) and expressed his support for any decision Israel makes in light of the Iranian attack, the Prime Minister's Office announced.

House Majority Leader expresses support for Israel's decisions

Watch:

Minor damage to IDF air base from Iranian attack

IDF Spokesperson publishes footage showing the minor damage caused to Netavim airbase during Iran's massive attack on Israel Saturday night.

Minor damage to IDF air base from Iranian attack

Chief of Staff:

'Iran's missile, UAV attack will be met with response'

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi visits Netavim airbase days after the base was damaged in Iran's attack over the weekend.

'Iran's missile, UAV attack will be met with response'