Although the rhetoric of threats and threats has never stopped between Tehran and Tel Aviv, it has reached a higher degree of frankness since the assassination of Quds Force officer Hassan Sayyad Khodaye last week in Tehran, where the Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Guards Major General Hussein Salami accused the "Zionist entity" of involvement. In his death, he vowed to avenge him.

Contrary to the principle of secrecy pursued by the security services prior to the liquidation of their targets, the Fars News Agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guards, published a report containing confidential information about 5 Israelis whom it described as specialists in the military, security, cyber and technical fields in the "interim Israeli entity", and vowed to publish very accurate details about personalities Others "may reach the hand of revenge" in the coming days.

Colonel in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Hassan Sayyad Khodayi (communication sites)

Possible targets

The report indicated that the list of influential people who are under close surveillance and who constitute potential targets exceeds "those who have had their hands stained in sabotage operations against Islamic countries and the assassination of Islamic resistance activists."

The report stated that the information published by the news agency is a summary of their activities, and that it has very accurate details about their family members, photos and videos, their home addresses and the departments in which they work, fixed and mobile phone numbers, e-mail and others.

The semi-official agency published photos and details about the biography of the former head of the Military Intelligence Directorate in the Israeli army, Major General Amos Malka, cybersecurity expert Amir Levental, the former officer in the IDF Intelligence Unit 8200 Gal Janot, and Inbal Arieli, who is considered one of the 100 influential figures in the IDF. New Technologies, a former officer in the IDF Intelligence Unit 8200, and cybersecurity expert Amit Meltzer.

The report noted that Fars News Agency had previously published such details and more about a high-ranking Israeli officer, forcing him to change his home, office, phone numbers, and page addresses on the communication platforms, and despite that, he is still under close surveillance day and night.

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Israel took the Iranian threats seriously, put the Iron Dome system on high alert, called on settlers to avoid traveling to countries surrounding Iran, and informed 100 Israelis in Turkey that they could be targeted by Tehran, and asked them to return to Israel.

The Iranian academic and researcher in Israeli affairs, Majid Safa Taj, described what was published by Fars News Agency as a "security report", stressing that more than one security apparatus in Iran monitors the activities of the Israelis, in addition to the information obtained through cyber operations, and what the resistance movements are doing from collect informations.

However, in his speech to Al-Jazeera Net, he added that it is not excluded that the report had been obtained by popular circles and published as an episode of psychological warfare between the two sides;

He added that the security war between Tehran and Tel Aviv is continuing, and some Israeli leaders have already fallen into the hands of the Iranian security services or its allies.

Safa Taj denied that his country had not implemented its threats to avenge its dead from the "Israeli entity", describing the publication of such a report as "a very small part of a large security operations system to spread terror in the hearts of Zionist leaders," explaining that the Revolutionary Guards and the Lebanese Hezbollah usually do not disclose About their plans until the moment of their complete implementation, according to the principle of surprise.

The same spokesman read the identification of the names of the targets in the report, as a clear message about the extent of Iran's interest in monitoring the movements of all those working against it at various levels, stressing that his country had previously "retaliated for its dead" indirectly and through its allies.

Motahar Nia believes that the threatening discourse between Tehran and Tel Aviv indicates that the secret war between them is moving into the open (Al-Jazeera)

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In the same context, the Iranian academic and researcher in political affairs, Mahdi Motahar Nia, sees the threatening discourse between Tehran and Tel Aviv indicating that the secret war between them is moving into the open, and warns of a direct confrontation between the two sides that may be far from Iranian territory.

Mutahar Nia - speaking to Al Jazeera Net - said that the Israeli escalation of targeting Iranian interests in Syria, sabotage operations at nuclear facilities inside Iran, and the assassination of Iranian figures, increased the tension that was about to explode.

He added that "the Israeli provocative behavior against his country has intensified the popular demands in Iran to take revenge on the Israelis," stressing that such reports may carry a message to the Iranian public opinion about the determination to take practical revenge for its national interests.

Regarding his opinion on whether the Fars News Agency report falls within psychological warfare, the Iranian political researcher saw that psychological warfare paves the way for field operations, and he expected that the region would witness more tension that could develop into a direct confrontation between Tehran and Tel Aviv in the coming stages.