Cleric: Iran will ‘raise the flag of Islam’ over the White House

Cleric: Iran will ‘raise the flag of Islam’ over the White House

[Ed. – Superfluous, at this point?  They’ll have to beat Islamic State and Britain’s go-to jihadi Anjem Choudary to the finish line, in any case.]

A senior Iranian cleric with close ties to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed on Friday that “we will raise the flag of Islam over the White House” in response to the killing of Hezbollah and Revolutionary Guards operatives on the Golan Heights last month. …

The cleric, Ali Shirazi, made the remarks to the official Revolutionary Guards web site. His comments were reported by the Saudi-owned news network Al Arabiya.

“The resistance front led by Iran would retaliate from the global arrogance of killing [Iranian officers] and Hezbollah men” on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, Shirazi said during a ceremony honoring Iranian soldiers who died in Syria and Iraq.

The cleric added that Iran continues to make its presence felt in a number of areas throughout the region, including Yemen, where a sect affiliated with Shi’ite Islam has overthrown a ruling government and taken power.

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