Iran Test-Fires More Missiles, Possibly Violating UN Sanctions

Iran Test-Fires More Missiles, Possibly Violating UN Sanctions

By Jake Godin | March 9, 2016

Iran test-fired ballistic missiles. Again. 

One missile reportedly had "Israel should be wiped off the Earth" written on it in Hebrew.

Iran's military says the missiles can travel 1,240 miles — which, if true, means the missiles could reach Israel. 

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This comes just one day after Iran test-fired another missile

"If in fact they break the deal, we will act," Vice President Joe Biden said at a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 

Firing conventional missiles doesn't break the nuclear deal Iran signed last year. But it might violate United Nations sactions. 

The U.S. already sanctioned Iran in January in response to previous missile tests. 

This video includes an image from Getty Images; clips from PressTV, the Prime Minster of IsraelIslamic Republic of Iran News Network, and SimaNews; and music from MADS / CC BY 3.0

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