• Iranian drone was sent to Israel 'to attack'

Israel has said the Iranian drone it shot down in February was loaded with explosives and "tasked to attack".

The drone was launched from an airbase in Syria, against which Israel later carried out air strikes.

• Iranian Supreme Court Upholds “Unjust” Death Sentence against Kurdish Activist

The Supreme Court of Iran failed to fully consider the defense’ arguments before it upheld the death sentence against Iranian Kurdish political rights activist Ramin Hossein Panahi, his lawyer Hossein Ahmadiniaz told the Center for Human Rights in Iran.

“The preliminary court determined that he was a combatant and issued a death sentence even though it was proven in court that he was not armed and did not open fire on anyone and now the sentence has been quickly confirmed on appeal without paying attention to the defense arguments,” Ahmadiniaz told.

• Donald Tusk President of the Council of Europe: We are with our allies

Strikes by US, France and UK make it clear that Syrian regime together with Russia & Iran cannot continue this human tragedy, at least not without cost. The EU will stand with our allies on the side of justice.

• Hezbollah says Israel's Syria strike puts it into fight with Iran

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group said on Friday that Israel’s targeting of a Syrian air base on Sunday that killed some Iranian Revolutionary Guards forces was a “historic mistake”.

“They (the Israelis) have committed a great folly and have put themselves into a direct fight with Iran,” said Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech.

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