Iran Reportedly Prepares for Attack
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s spiritual leader, issued a directive to the heads of all the country’s military, intelligence and security organisations to take all necessary measures to protect the regime
Intelligence sources are reporting the movement of long-range missile batteries inside Iran, a move seen as preparation for an attack, according to a story carried by the Telegraph on Monday.
The British newspaper also reported Iran’s Revolutionary Guard heightened its alert level.
Mohammed Ali Jaafari, Revolutionary Guard commander, gave a command to raise operational readiness on the basis of “potential external strikes and covert attacks.” The command included moving missile batteries into “key defensive position.”
“There is deep concern within the senior leadership of the Iranian regime that they will be the target of a surprise military strike by either Israel or the US.,” a senior Western intelligence official toldthe newspaper.