Report: Israel’s Retaliation Against Iran Expected Post-Pesach

By Yoni Weiss

Israeli armored personnel carriers (APC’s) move near the Israel-Gaza border, as seen from southern Israel, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ohad Zwigenberg)

According to a United States official cited by ABC News, Israel is unlikely to launch a retaliatory attack against Iran until after Pesach, although this timeline could potentially change.

The anticipation of Israeli action follows Iran’s launch of over 300 drones and missiles targeting Israeli territory.

Foreign Secretary David Cameron, one of the first top diplomats to visit Israel following the Iranian strikes, confirmed that Israel has decided to retaliate but expressed hope that this would not lead to further escalation.

Meanwhile, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock emphasized that any escalation would not benefit anyone — neither Israel’s security, the Israeli hostages still held by Hamas, the population in Gaza, nor the citizens of Iran suffering under their regime.

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