Iran has threatened to send Revolutionary Guard naval units to escort aid convoys seeking to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza, a move which Israel will most certainly challenge. Seems like Iran is actively seeking to escalate the high tensions between the two nations. Read more: The Guardian
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