An Assassination or an Accident?

1 | IRAN

A series of mysterious bomb blasts at an Iranian missile base on the outskirts of Tehran killed at least 17 people, including Major General Hassan Moqqadam, a prominent figure in the notorious Revolutionary Guards who was also a key architect of the country's long-range-missile program. Iranian officials claim the incident was an accident, but a Western intelligence source tells TIME it was carried out by the Israeli spy agency Mossad. Iran's nuclear program has been the subject of global attention since the release of a report by the IAEA, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog,...

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