The story: Iran’s latest entry in its Mohajer line of combat drones boasts a doubled payload and is claimed to put Israel within range. This comes amid an apparent escalation in suspected Israeli aerial strikes in Syria and a surge in armed assaults targeting Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. Beyond being interpreted as a message to Tel Aviv, the rolling out of the new drone is seen as Iran showcasing military hardware for potential buyers.
The coverage: President Ebrahim Raisi on Aug. 22 unveiled the Mohajer-10 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) at an event marking Defense Industry Day in Iran.
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