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General Says Iran Should 'Prepare' To Fight Israel, U.S.

(RFE/RL) July 31, 2006 -- The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has called on his troops to "prepare themselves to get even" with Israel and the United States.

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency quoted General Yahya Rahim Safavi as saying on July 30 that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would announce the timing for any such action.

(AFP, Reuters)

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