Assassination of IRGC official shows Israel has shifted gears
May 23, 2022
A senior member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Hassan Sayad Khodayari was killed in his car by five bullets fired by two alleged Israeli assassins on a motorcycle. Khodayari is not the first Iranian to have been killed in attacks blamed on the Jewish state. But his assassination marks a change in targets in Israel’s war-between-the-wars campaign…Most Iranians allegedly killed by Israel have been nuclear scientists, including Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who many referred to as the “father” of Iran’s nuclear-weapons project and who was assassinated in November 2020. Following the murder of Fakhrizadeh, the Biden administration reportedly told Israel to stop acting in ways that could derail the nuclear talks. READ MORE
ARUTZ SHEVA Israel told US it killed senior IRGC officer Intelligence official tells New York Times Israel informed American officials that it was behind the killing of IRGC’s Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei.
TIMES OF ISRAEL Top MK: US leak saying Israel admits hit on Iran colonel may harm trust, isn’t true Ram Ben-Barak denies Israel took responsibility for Sunday’s killing in Tehran of IRGC’s Khodaei; Israeli officials believe American counterparts talked to New York Times