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Donald Trump Warns of Iran’s Subsequent ‘Large Transfer’

Donald Trump has warned that Iran is ready to make a “massive” transfer because of the insurance policies of President Joe Biden.

The previous president mentioned in an all-caps put up to Fact Social on Friday that the continuing Israeli-Palestinian battle would by no means have occurred if not for the “rigged and stollen [sic]” presidential election of 2020, repeating the unsubstantiated declare that his defeat to Biden was attributable to large voter fraud.

The October 7 shock assault by Iran-backed Islamist group Hamas was the deadliest Palestinian militant assault on Israel in historical past. Israel subsequently launched its heaviest airstrikes on Gaza in historical past. As of Friday, a minimum of 1,500 folks had been killed in Israel, the Related Press reported, with roughly 1,800 folks killed in Gaza.

Trump wrote: “THE ATTACK ON ISRAEL WOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED, ZERO CHANCE, IF THE ELECTION OF 2020 WAS NOT RIGGED AND STOLLEN. IT SHOWS THE WORLD HOW IMPORTANT ELECTIONS ARE.

“IRAN WAS BROKE AND TALKING, NOW THEY ARE RICH AND WATCHING, WAITING TO MAKE THEIR MOVE, AND IT WILL BE A BIG ONE! HOW COULD CROOKED JOE BIDEN, THE WORST AND MOST INCOMPETENT PRESIDENT IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN?”

Trump went on to accuse the Biden administration of being answerable for “unprecedented loss of life and destruction,” arguing that the area had been at peace attributable to his personal administration’s function in brokering the Abraham Accords.

Newsweek reached out to the White Home for remark through e mail on Friday.

The Abraham Accords, agreements meant to normalize Israeli-Arab relations, have been signed between Israel, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in September 2021. Israel signed extra agreements with Morocco and Sudan throughout the closing months of the Trump administration.

The agreements have confronted criticism for failing to ease Israeli-Palestinian tensions previous to the present battle. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who helped in brokering the agreements, has additionally been underneath heavy fireplace over allegations that he used his function in Center East diplomacy for private monetary acquire.

Trump and different Republicans have criticized the Biden administration over a prisoner change deal that concerned the discharge of $6 billion in frozen funds to Qatar, the place it might be accessed by Iran for U.S.-monitored humanitarian functions.

Whereas some had claimed that the cash was utilized by Iran to fund the assaults on Israel, White Home officers mentioned on Friday that Iran had not really accessed any of the funds, with the entire cash remaining in a Qatari checking account.

Former President Donald Trump at a rally in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, on October 9, 2023. Trump mentioned on Fact Social that Iran was planning a “massive” transfer amid the continuing Israeli-Palestinian battle.
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The U.S. and Qatari governments have additionally reportedly agreed to indefinitely block Iran from accessing the cash amid the persevering with battle in Israel.

Iran has denied involvement within the assault on Israel, though Hamas consultant Ahmed Abdulhadi informed Newsweek earlier this week that the militant group had coordinated with Iran and Hezbollah—a Lebanese Islamist militant group backed by Iran—earlier than and “throughout and after this battle on the highest degree.”

Trump has confronted backlash this week for seemingly praising Hezbollah after it launched a rocket assault on Israel, saying throughout a speech in Florida on Wednesday evening that the group was “very good” for launching the assault.

Israeli Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi accused Trump of spreading anti-Israel “propaganda” and “nonsense” with the comment and his current criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, suggesting that the ex-president “clearly” can’t be relied on as an ally.