Israel launched a retaliatory strike on Iran after last week's missile and drone attack on Tel Aviv

2024 • 26min • News • International


Published On: April 19, 2024 - Ignoring appeals from its allies for restraint and calm, Israel conducted a military operation within Iran early Friday morning, escalating tensions in the Middle East. This action followed Tehran's recent missile and drone attack on Tel Aviv. Israeli missiles struck Isfahan in Iran, a city housing numerous Iranian nuclear facilities, including Natanz with its uranium enrichment plant. Following three explosions near a major military airbase in Isfahan, Iran's air defense systems were activated in multiple locations. Additionally, reports suggest that Israeli airstrikes targeted locations in Syria and the Babil Governorate of Iraq. On Point decodes why Israel attacked Isfahan.