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Tehran Says it Will Take Pre-emptive Action if Iran Feels Endangered (Second Coming Watch Update #20

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Tehran says it will take pre-emptive action if Iran feels endangered. According to Haaretz, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's armed forces said Iran would take pre-emptive action against its enemies if it felt its national interests were endangered. Mohammad He-ja-zi told Fars news agency, "Our strategy now is that if we feel our enemies want to endanger Iran's national interests, and want to decide to do that, we will act without waiting for their actions."

Israeli Defence Forces find powerful explosive device on Israeli-Egyptian border. According to Haaretz, IDF soldiers found an explosive device on the Israeli-Egyptian border, which according to the IDF spokesperson thwarted an attempted terror attack. The IDF said in a statement that soldiers identified a man who smuggled a bag across the border and then fled the scene. Soldiers carried out a search, found the bag, which contained a powerful explosive device, and then detonated the bomb.

Turkey and China are reportedly 'helping Iran evade UN sanctions'. According to British newspaper, The Telegraph, Iran's central bank is using a number of financial institutions in China and Turkey to fund the purchase of vital goods to keep the Iranian economy afloat in an attempt to escape the effects of the wide-ranging sanctions imposed over Iran's illegal nuclear program. According to Western security officials, China, which is Iran's largest oil trading partner, is playing a major role in helping Iran to avoid the sanctions