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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
January 09, 2020 1:24 pm
The United States used Article 51 to justify taking action in Syria against Islamic State militants in 2014.
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.
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.