Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Qassem Soleimani


J&K: Protest in Budgam over 'burning' of slain Iranian commander's portrait

February 15, 2022 9:15 pm

As the protests started to spread in the Shia-dominated areas of Budgam and Baramulla, top officials visited the area and the Army officer apologised and waved a picture of Soleimani to pacify the crowd.

As Iran veers right, ties with Gulf Arabs may hinge on nuclear pact

June 20, 2021 11:27 am

The Iranian judge and cleric, who is subject to U.S. sanctions, takes office in August, while nuclear talks in Vienna under outgoing President Hassan Rouhani, a more pragmatic cleric, are ongoing.

Chanting anti-US slogans, Iraqi militia supporters mark year since Soleimani's killing

January 04, 2021 3:30 pm

Demonstrators gathered on Sunday in central Tahrir square in response to calls by the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF). They waved the Iraqi and PMF flags and chanted anti-American slogans while carrying the portraits of Soleimani and Muhandis.

US-Iran tensions rise in Iraq, as Qassem Soleimani assassination anniversary nears

December 31, 2020 1:25 pm

Iraqis fear a flare-up in sectarian tensions after Iran vowed revenge for killing military leader Qassem Soleimani in January. But some fear that factions within the Iraqi security forces could also threaten stability.

Explained: Why has Iran issued a warrant against Donald Trump?

July 01, 2020 9:14 am

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and has requested the Interpol to detain him and others who they believe were involved in carrying out the drone strike.

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.


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.