Iran–Israel relations

Israel Warned that it Could Act Directly Against Iran

Israel can take action directly against Iran, not just against its allies in the Middle East. This was stated by Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. The Iranian authorities replied mockingly that Israel's reputation as untouchable collapsed after a country's air force plane was shot down in Syria a week ago.

Iran's Rouhani warns those using 'threatening language'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Feb. 10 that those using "threatening language" against Tehran would regret it as the regime faces increasingly hawkish rhetoric from the new U.S. administration.

Rouhani was speaking at a march attended by hundreds of thousands of people in the capital marking the 38th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution.