Israel Threatens to 'Teach Iran a Lesson it Won't Forget'


Hours after Prime Minister Netanyahu threatened Iran with continued military action, an Israeli minister upped the ante.

Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz told a Saudi news outlet on Sunday that Israel will “teach Iran a lesson it will never forget,” if it attacks the Jewish state.

Katz added that Iran was “breaking red lines” and “playing with fire,”in Syria. "The Syrian army will find itself under fire if it continues to cooperate and allow Iran to position itself on Syrian soil,” Katz said.

Katz also told Israel Army Radio that it will take a while for Iran to "digest" the Israeli strike.

“They, and we, know what we hit and it will take them some time to digest, understand, and ask how Israel knew how to hit those sites,” he said. “These were concealed sites and we have intelligence agencies and the ability to know everything that is going on there and yesterday we proved that.”

Earlier in the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded a defiant note following the infiltration of an Iranian drone and major retaliatory Israeli airstrikes.

“Yesterday we dealt a serious blow to the armies of Iran and Syria,” Netanyahu said to his cabinet.

“We made it unequivocally clear to everyone that our rules of engagement have not changed in any way,” he added.

In an official statement, Netanyahu stated, "We will continue to strike back at any attempt to harm us. This has been our policy and will remain our policy."

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