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War of words heats up as Iran warns of preemptive strike on US forces

In a marked escalation of a war of words between Iran and its arch-enemies Israel and the US, Tehran has for the first time threatened a preemptive strike against US troops in the region. “We will not sit (with arms folded) to wait for what others will do to us,” Iran’s defence minister, Rear-Admiral Ali Shamkhani told Al-Jazeera TV on Wednesday when asked if Iran would respond to a US attack on its nuclear facilities. “Some military commanders in Iran are convinced that preventive operations which the Americans talk about are not their monopoly. Full Story

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