Iran

An Iranian figure who had a key role in founding Hezbollah publicly announced that long-range Iranian Zelzal-2 rockets were delivered to the organization

‘Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, Iran’s head of the Headquarters for Intifada Support, and who in the past was one of Hezbollah’s founders and Iran ambassador to Syria, publicly described Hezbollah’s capabilities. Interviewed on August 3 by the Iranian reformist daily newspaper Sharq he admitted, in an exceptional statement, that Iranian long-range Zelzal 2 rockets were delivered
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In an unusual public statement, Zakaria Zubeidi, chief of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin, admits that his organization receives operative assistance from Hezbollah (funds, arms and training), and that the organization exerts much influence on him

Zakaria Zubeidi, chief of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin, recently granted an interview in which he publicly admitted, in an uncharacteristic fashion, that his organization receives operative assistance from Hezbollah and that Iran exerts much influence on him (referring to his organization).
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Thirty-one wounded in another Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) suicide bombing attack at fast-food restaurant in Tel Aviv

The PIJ is a terrorist organization encouraged and sponsored by Iran and Syria, specializing in suicide bombing attacks within Israel aimed at escalating the Israeli-Palestinian confrontation. Abu Mazen, Palestinian Authority chairman, condemned the attack and claimed it was timed to sabotage the upcoming Palestinian Legislative Council elections.
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