Al-Ghabin, who has written for Israeli newspapers and uses social media to praise Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, supports “direct and unconditional” ties with Israel, calling it “a strategic choice.”
It is believed that the T-4 base is used to store Iranian-made parts for drones and is also used as a transit point for weapons shipments to Hezbollah in Lebanon. It is protected by the Russian S-300 anti-air systems.
The maneuvers, conducted in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, were named “Swords of Karameh” in an apparent reference to the 1968 Battle of Karameh, in which Jordan and Fatah fought together against Israel.
“Iran is not a country to be joked with in this way or to tolerate such behaviors,” says Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri • Russian Energy Minister says Iran has requested an additional $2 billion loan.