Iran flexes its muscles with more missile tests

Iran test-fired a number of long-distance missiles last week and warned the US and its ally, Israel, that any attack on its nuclear facilities would be met with a large-scale military response.

12th July, 2008

Iran test-fired a number of long-distance missiles last week and warned the US and its ally, Israel, that any attack on its nuclear facilities would be met with a large-scale military response.

The firing of the 2,000km-range Shahab-3 missiles comes a month after the Israeli Air Force conducted a long-range military exercise over the Mediterranean. This was seen as a dry-run for a possible attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. Israel launched a similar attack against...

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