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Qassem Soleimani


Eight Americans were hurt in Iranian strikes, Military says, despite Trump statements

January 19, 2020 2:41 pm

The Jan 8 attack on bases in Iraq’s western desert and near Irbil, Iraq, were launched in retaliation for the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a senior figure in Iran’s military, in a drone strike ordered by Trump.

'Ten, 9, 8...then all of a sudden, boom': Trump's dramatic account of Soleimani's last minutes

January 19, 2020 8:48 am

With his typical dramatic flourish, Trump recounted the scene as he monitored the strikes from the White House Situation Room when Soleimani was killed.

Protest in Pune to condemn General Soleimani’s killing in US drone strike

January 11, 2020 4:40 am

The protesters held several placards against America and Israel, with slogans of ‘America murdabad, Israel murdabad, India zindabad, Soleimani zindabad’.

After Soleimani’s killing, Iran’s response could compound the turmoil in the region

January 10, 2020 11:15 am

The assassination has come at a time when the Iranian regime is facing unprecedented social unrest. It faces a huge legitimacy crisis because of the massacre of nearly a thousand people during the popular uprisings of November 2019.

At UN, US justifies killing Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani as self-defence

January 09, 2020 1:24 pm

The United States used Article 51 to justify taking action in Syria against Islamic State militants in 2014.

After Tehran missile strikes, US & Iran take a step back, Trump says all safe

January 09, 2020 7:48 am

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who earlier on Wednesday addressed a gathering of Iranians chanting “Death to America”, said Iran’s attacks were a “slap on the face” of the US and said US troops should leave the region.

Qassem Soleimani laid to rest after Iran attacks US air bases: Top developments

January 08, 2020 3:07 pm

Iran attacked two US air bases in the early hours of Wednesday, in retaliation to the killing of its top commander, General Qassem Soleimani. Here are the top developments in the Iran-US conflict.

US-Iran tensions Highlights: Iran cooperating in plane crash probe, says Ukraine

January 11, 2020 5:36 am

US-Iran tensions Highlights: US President Donald Trump on Thursday had expressed his suspiscion that the deadly crash of a Ukrainian plane could have been a mistake, but offered no evidence.

US bans airlines from flying over Iraq, Iran after missile attack on troops

January 08, 2020 9:05 am

The FAA said it issued the airspace ban "due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions in the Middle East, which present an inadvertent risk to U.S. civil aviation operations."

Watch: Iran launches missile strikes against the US in Iraq

January 08, 2020 11:49 am

Iranian officials said the attacks on American bases began at 1.20 am — the same time Soleimani was killed by an American drone at the Baghdad airport last Friday.


Stampede at Qassem Soleimani funeral procession kills 40 in Iran

January 07, 2020 8:37 pm

According to the report, the stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession got underway. Initial videos posted online showed people lying lifeless on a road, others shouting and trying to help them.