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'Not Looking For A Significant Escalation'...

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Summary:

Iran sent 170 drones, 120 ballistic missiles and 30 cruise missiles - carrying a combined 60 tonnes of explosive material - into Israel

Iran violated Iraqi and Jordanian airpsace

Israel and its allies - including the US - shot down 99% of the Iranian munitions

The attack caused minor damage to Nevatim air base, in southern Israel, and one young girl from a Bedouin town in the south was hospitalized for severe shrapnel injuries

"We intercepted. We thwarted. Together we will win," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on X.

Israel and its allies reportedly viewed the event as a "win."

The G7 condemned Iran's "direct and unprecedented attack against Israel" and warning of an "uncontrollable regional escalation."

Iran threatened attacks on US bases in the MidEast if Washgton joins in any counter-offensive.

De-escalation - The Israeli war cabinet voted to "exact a price from Iran in a manner and at a time that is right," but not immediately, according to US officials.

"We don't want to see this escalate," US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said, adding that "we're not looking for a wider war with Iran."

Update (1405ET): A flurry of geopol headlines just hit... 

Let's begin with this report from Reuters.

And this is from Israeli Channel 14. 


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