US Kills Top Iran General

Top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed on Friday, 3 January, in an airstrike on Baghdad’s international airport, confirmed Pentagon. Tensions between the two countries escalated dramatically after the attack.

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  • Qassem Soleimani was the head of Iran’s elite Quds force
  • Iran has warned the US of a “harsh retaliation”
  • A total of seven people were killed in the airstrike launched at the orders of US President
  • US Congress was “not notified” ahead of killing
  • A three-day mourning has been declared in Iran