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Iran attack on Israel: Pope warns against 'spiral of violence' after Iran attack

Pop Francis on Sunday made a "pressing appeal" against a "spiral of violence" after Iran's unprecedented missile and drone attack on Israel, warning of a potential regional conflagration. "I make a pressing appeal for an end to any action which could fuel a spiral of violence that risks dragging the Middle East into an even greater conflict," the Argentinian pontiff declared following his traditional Sunday prayer in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican

Iran will not hesitate to defend its interests against any new aggression: Iran's foreign minister

Iran has no intention of prolonging its "defensive operations" but it will not hesitate to safeguard its legitimate interests against any new aggression, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Sunday in a post on

Israel foreign ministry issued a harshly worded rebuke of new Ireland Prime Minister Simon Harris, claiming that he referred to the war in Gaza in his first public speech but left out the mention of October 7 Hamas attack."Even after the largest massacre of Jews since the Holocaust, and even after the war crimes of the Hamas terrorists, there are those in Ireland who insist on being on the wrong side of history," said the ministry.The ministry also claimed that Harris aligns with Irish foreign minister Martin, who plans to provide further support to terrorism by issuing a legal opinion alongside 'legal arm of Hamas' South Africa.Israel's foreign ministry affirmed that the nation will continue to protect its citizens according to international law and persist in its efforts to secure the release of the 133 Israelis held hostage by Hamas in Gaza for the past six months, as well as to dismantle 'terrorist organisation Hamas so that October 7th never happens again

Multiple Iranian airports, including Iranian capital Tehran's Imam Khomeini international airport, have suspended flights until Monday morning, Iranian state media reported."All flights from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport have been cancelled until 6am (0230 GMT) following an announcement by Iran's civil aviation organisation," the airport's executive told the Iranian Student News Agency.According to Iran's airports and air navigation company, domestic flights from various airports across the country, such as Tehran's Mehrabad Airport and those in Shiraz, Isfahan, Bushehr, Kerman, Ilam, and Sanandaj, have also been cancelled until Monday morning due to the closure of Iran's western airspace to flights.In response to Israel's bombing of its consulate in Syria on April 1, Iran launched a barrage of drones and missiles at Israel throughout Saturday night and into Sunday. This escalation in tensions has raised concerns about a potential Israeli counterattack against Tehran.