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Bahrain’s Al-Ashtar Brigades Announce Another Attack On Israel’s Eilat (Videos)

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Bahrain’s Al-Ashtar Brigades Announce Another Attack On Israel’s Eilat (Videos)

Official banner of Al-Ashtar. Click to see full-size image.

The Iran-linked Bahraini al-Ashtar Brigades announced on May 4 that it had launched another attack against Israel in support of the Palestinian Gaza Strip.

In a brief statement, the armed group said that it struck a “vital target” in the southernmost Israeli city of Eilat with a drone on May 2.

“We stress that our operations will not stop until the siege and aggression on the resilient Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip are over,” the statement reads.

The group also released video footage showing its fighters preparing then launching a suicide drone in an unidentified desert area.

Al-Ashtar Brigades first surfaced in 2013, two years after the Bahraini government crushed the 2011 Shitte uprising in the country. Up until 2017, the group carried out several attacks against Bahraini security forces. As a result, it was designated as a terrorist organization not only by Bahrain, but also by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United States and Canada.

The Bahraini government claims that the al-Ashtar Brigades receive support from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its allies in the region, including Hezbollah in Lebanon and Kata’ib Hezbollah in Iraq.

This was al-Ashtar Brigades second drone attack against Israel since the war broke out in Gaza last October. The first attack, which took place on April 27, targeted the headquarters of the Trucknet land shipping company in Eilat.

In both attacks, the group used suicide drones identical in design to an Iranian-made type codenamed by the U.S. military and intelligence as KAS-04.

It is highly unlikely that the attacks were launched from Bahrain. Security measures are very tight in the Persian Gulf’s small island country, which hosts the headquarters of the U.S. Navy 5th Fleet. A more likely scenario is that the attacks were carried out from somewhere in Iraq.

A coalition of Iran-linked armed groups known as the Islamic Resistance in Iraq (IRI) has been launching attacks against Israel from the country for several months now. One of the coalition’s group is Kata’ib Hezbollah, which is said to be close to the al-Ashtar Brigades. On May 4, the IRI announced an attack on the port of Haifa in northern Israel with an Arqab cruise missile.

Hebrew media didn’t report any drone infiltration warnings or interceptions over Eilat on April 27 or May 2. Still, this does not mean that al-Ashtar Brigades’ attacks failed. The Israeli military has the power to censor all news on attacks and security incidents within the country.

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solutionist

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kotromanic

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