Iran Threatens To Close Off Mediterranean Sea | Eastern North Carolina Now

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    The Islamic Republic of Iran threatened over the weekend to close off the Mediterranean Sea if the West continues to support Israel in its war against the Hamas terrorist organization.

    Tasnim News Agency, Iranian-controlled state media that is affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), quoted Brig. Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi as saying: "They shall soon await the closure of the Mediterranean Sea, (the Strait of) Gibraltar and other waterways."

    "Yesterday, the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz became a nightmare for them, and today they are trapped ... in the Red Sea," he said, adding that there could be "the birth of new powers of resistance and the closure of other waterways."

    Geographically speaking, Iran does not have direct access to the Mediterranean Sea as it is located hundreds of miles away. The closest point of entry to the Mediterranean Sea for Iran is to take the Red Sea to the Suez Canal, where Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists in Yemen are launching numerous attacks against commercial shipping vessels.

    Reuters noted that the only terrorist groups backed by Iran that are located on the Mediterranean are Hezbollah in Lebanon and other terrorist groups in Syria, which are both thousands of miles away from the Strait of Gibraltar.

    Numerous intelligence officials from various countries told The Wall Street Journal late last week that Iran was providing the Houthis with "real-time intelligence and weaponry, including drones and missiles" to carry out the attacks.

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26 days after the October 7th Terror attacks on Israel, where over 1400 Jewish men, women and children were gruesomely murdered, and hundreds more made hostage: Should the Biden /Harris administration finally state that the administration's primary Middle East negotiating partner, Iran, is behind the funding and strategy of the aggressors, the Hamas Terrorists, or continue to take the more moderate position of "Don't," which is clearly not working?
  Yes, name Iran as the funding /strategy culprit, and begin to enforce the President Trump era sanctions to END Iran's ability to prosecute this war against Israel and the United States.
  No, Iran is a valuable partner in the motives of the Biden / Harris administration, and must not be named as the culprit and our enemy.
  I have larger concerns just to survive in this economy.
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In the minds of many, since January 20, 2021, the World has become far less safe in every theater of conflict, beginning with the attack of Israel by Iran /Hamas, so the question becomes: What caused this Worldwide calamity of extreme geopolitical dysfunction, and what will correct it?
  Joe Biden is the cause of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when a Republican is elected president.
  This delayed Worldwide dysfunction and constant conflict is all Donald Trump's fault, as it is with everything that occurs going forward, and long before the man ever became the 45th president..
  Joe Biden is the "root cause" of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when former President Donald John Trump is elected president.
  In the imitable words of Alfred E. Newman: "What, me worry?"
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