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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Iran fires 2 missiles marked with 'Israel must be wiped out'

DUBAI (AP) — Iran test-fired two ballistic missiles Wednesday with the phrase "Israel must be wiped out" written in Hebrew on them, state media reported, a show of force by the Islamic Republic as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel.

Biden, speaking next to Netanyahu, did not acknowledge the missile launch directly but he issued a strong warning to the Iranians.

"A nuclear-armed Iran is an absolutely unacceptable threat to Israel, to the region and the United States. And I want to reiterate which I know people still doubt here. If in fact they break the deal, we will act," he said. READ MORE