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Iran's Foreign Minister Suggests Israel Behind Killing of Nuclear Scientist

1 month ago   |   By Time

An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was killed in a targeted attack that saw gunmen use explosives and machine gun fire Friday, state television said.
Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the killing has “serious indications” of an Israeli role. “Terrorists murdered an eminent Iranian scientist today. This cowardice-with serious indications of Israeli role-shows desperate warmongering of perpetrators,” Zarif wrote in a Tweet.
Israel declined to immediately comment on the killing of...
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Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

1 month ago   |   By Politico

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said.
Israel declined to immediately comment on the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once called out in a news conference saying: “Remember that name.” Israel has long been suspected of carrying out a series of targeted killings of Iranian nuclear scientists nearly a decade ago.
State TV Friday cited sources confirming the death. It said it...
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