Tags : Qasem Soleimani

U.S Condemns Latest Missile Attack On Iraqi Base

U.S Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo says he was “outraged” by another missile attack on an Iraqi air base where U.S forces have been stationed, as neighboring Iran signalled a wish to de-escalate tensions. “Outraged by reports of another rocket attack on an Iraqi airbase,” Pompeo tweeted. “These continued violations of Iraq’s sovereignty by groups […]

Iran Fires Over A Dozen Missiles On Iraq Base Housing

Iran has launched a missile attack on an Iraqi airbase where U.S Forces are based, threatening “more crushing responses” if Washington carried out further strikes. Iranian State Media revealed this on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. It said the missiles were in response to a U.S strike last week that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and […]

Trump’s Iraq Sanctions Threat ‘Not Very Helpful’ – Germany

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said President Trump’s threat to slap sanctions on Iraq should Baghdad expel U.S troops based there “is not very helpful’. “I don’t think you can convince Iraq with threats, but with arguments,” Maas told Deutschlandfunk radio on Monday, January 6, 2020, warning that years-long efforts to rebuild Iraq “could […]

Soleimani’s Killing: Shiites Protest In Abuja, Burn U.S Flag

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites has led a procession and protest in Banex, Wuse Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The Shi’ite members were protesting on Monday, January 6, 2020, over the killing of top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani following an airstrike by the United States […]

Trump Warns Iran Of ‘Major Retaliation,’ Threatens Sanctions On Iraq

U.S President Donald Trump has threatened “major retaliation” if Iran avenges the killing of its key Military Commander; warning of massive economic sanctions against ally Iraq if the country expels U.S troops based there. The twin threats came as Iran announced it was further reducing compliance with a tattered international nuclear accord, ending limitations on numbers of centrifuges […]

We Terminated Soleimani To Stop A War, Not To Start

President Donald Trump on Friday said top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was “terminated” when he was on the verge of attacking US diplomats but he insisted that Washington is not seeking to topple Iran’s government. “Soleimani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel, but we caught him in the act […]

Iran Vows Revenge After US Kills Top General In Baghdad

A US strike killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, dramatically heightening regional tensions and prompting arch-enemy Tehran to vow “revenge”. According to AFP, the Pentagon said US President Donald Trump had ordered Soleimani’s “killing” after a pro-Iran mob this week laid siege to the US embassy in the Iraqi capital. […]