Message from the mullahs

The AP reports on the message from the mullahs that landed in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan province: “Iran has claimed responsibility for a missile barrage that struck early Sunday near a sprawling U.S. consulate complex in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria that killed two members of its Revolutionary Guard….Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said on its website that it launched the attack against an Israeli ‘strategic center of conspiracy’ in Irbil.”

MENA’s Simon Rushton has more here and Israel National News adds this: “A senior US official confirmed to Fox News that the missiles fired toward the US Consulate in Erbil emanated from Iran. The official said that multiple missiles were fired, but none hit the Consulate and no Americans were injured.”

Seth Frantzman asks what it’s all about in this Jerusalem Post column. I think Michael Doran has decoded the message from the mullahs (below).

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