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Iran’s doomsday clock counting Israel’s ‘total destruction’ has stopped working due to power outages

Israel annihilation clock Iran stopped working

Iran’s clock, which counts down the days until Israel’s destruction, has reportedly stopped working due to power outages caused by Trump-era economic sanctions and mismanagement by the country’s government.

Power outages in Iran

Power outages are causing havoc across Iran, and protests are on the rise. Pro-government media outlets have now acknowledged that outages are occurring and have warned that things could get worse.

Doomsday clock in Iran was unveiled at an anti-Israel rally attended by President Hassan Rouhani in June 2017 as part of the annual “Quds Day” commemorations, which take place during the final days of Ramadan. The clock chose a remarkably precise timeline for Israel’s destruction: 8,411 days, or roughly 23 years, matching a 2015 prediction made by the country’s top leader, Ali Khamenei.

Crowds chanted anti-Israel slogans and burned Israeli and American flags, according to reports at that time.

Rastakhiz, a Twitter account run by an Iranian immigrant in the United States, noted that, ironically, the Iranian regime’s countdown to Israel’s annihilation clock has stopped working due to power outages in the country.

According to former Al-Monitor journalist Assad Hanna, the clock has apparently stopped because of nationwide power outages:

Danny Danon, a former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, advises Iran to focus on renewable energies, on Twitter.

“Perhaps instead of developing nuclear weapons they should concentrate on developing renewable energies,” he tweets.

According to Iran International, a Persian media outlet based in London, “large parts of the Iranian capital Tehran and Karaj, a city west of Tehran, as well as other cities were plunged into darkness Saturday night to early Sunday as a result of unannounced power cuts.”

Iran’s doomsday clock for Israel revealed in 2017

It’s unclear whether the clock revealed in 2017 is the same that is pictured above.

President Joe Biden is attempting to persuade Iran to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal, which then-President Barack Obama agreed to join in the months following the unveiling of the clock.

Although there has been little progress in indirect talks, Biden is offering the regime the prospect of sanctions relief.


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While studying economics, Brendan found himself comfortably falling down the rabbit hole of restaurant work, ultimately opening a consulting business and working as a private wine buyer. On a whim, he moved to China, and in his first week following a triumphant pub quiz victory, he found himself bleeding on the floor based on his arrogance. The same man who put him there offered him a job lecturing for the University of Wales in various sister universities throughout the Middle Kingdom. While primarily lecturing in descriptive and comparative statistics, Brendan simultaneously earned an Msc in Banking and International Finance from the University of Wales-Bangor. He's presently doing something he hates, respecting French people. Well, two, his wife and her mother in the lovely town of Antigua, Guatemala.

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