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November 22, 2015 12:18 am

Iranian Military Simulates Capture of Al Aqsa Mosque From Israel

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Temple Mount. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

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Thousands of paramilitary forces from the country’s powerful Revolutionary Guard have held a war game simulating the capture of Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque from Israeli control.

Iran’s state media reported Saturday that the forces stormed and “liberated” a replica of the mosque in the exercise. They say that 120 brigades from the Basij, the paramilitary unit of the Guard, participated in Friday’s exercise outside the holy city of Qom in central Iran.

Read full story at The Associated Press. 

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