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‘Death to Israel’: Thousands hit Iranian streets in support of retaliatory strikes on Israel

09:32 AM | 14 Apr, 2024
‘Death to Israel’: Thousands hit Iranian streets in support of retaliatory strikes on Israel
Source: social media

TEHRAN – Iran on late Saturday responded to Israeli attack on its embassy with hundreds of missiles and drones, in what is said to be Tehran’s first direct attack on Israeli territory.

The anticipated strikes triggered sirens in Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities. Videos shared online show explosions as Israeli air defenses intercepted the incoming missiles.

As the attack sparked concerns about escalating tensions, thousands of Iranians hit streets in show of support for retaliatory strikes.

The charged citizens chanted “Death to Israel!” and “Death to America!” as the Revolutionary Guards announced the launch of Operation “Honest Promise”.

“The next slap will be fiercer" banners and holdings touted by citizens said. Masses also spotted waving Iranian and Palestinian flags along with banners proclaiming "God’s victory is near".

Tehran’s retaliatory strikes were in response to an April 1 attack that destroyed the five-story consular annexe of the Iranian embassy in Damascus, resulting in the deaths of seven Revolutionary Guards, including two generals.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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