Iran tests more missiles, says capable of reaching Israel

March 10, 2016 1:30 AM

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DUBAI: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel, defying U.S. criticism of similar tests carried out the previous day.

State television showed footage of two Qadr missiles being launched from northern Iran which the IRGC said hit targets 1,400 km (870 miles) away. Tests late on Tuesday drew a threat of new sanctions from the United States. “The reason we designed our missiles with a range of 2,000 km is to be able t...

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