Iran’s President Accuses Israel Assassination of Top Nuclear Scientist; Trump Warns Iran Over Rocket Attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, accused Israel of being behind the assassination of Tehran’s top nuclear scientist, Moshen Fakhrizadeh, in November. “Waging instability and war in the final days of the Trump administration was the main aim of the Zionist regime in the assassination,” Rouhani said during a news conference. He also vowed Iran would avenge the killing but said Iran would not allow Israel to decide the “time or venue” of the retaliation. Reported by Fox News. Read more… United States President Donald Trump issued a warning of his own to Iran, in response to a rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq. Trump tweeted, “Some friendly advice to Iran: If one American is killed, I will hold Iran responsible. Think it over.” Reported by Fox News. Read more… The tweet was in response to a rocket attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. Eight rockets were reportedly launched at the embassy. Although there was minor damage to the compound, no injuries or casualties were reported. Reported by Fox News. Read more… The embassy has denied rumors that the embassy building was evacuated after the attack. Reported by Fox News. Read more…