Was the drone attack on Iranian general an assassination?
Friday, 3 January 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — After Tuesday’s targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, newsrooms struggled with the question: Had the United States just carried out an assassination? And should news stories about the killing use that term? The AP Stylebook, considered a news industry bible, defines assassination as “the murder of a politically important or […]
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he has spoken to his Iranian counterpart in an effort to "de-escalate" a volatile situation after a US drone strike killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Mr Raab said he regarded Gen Soleimani as a "regional threat", but stressed the importance for all sides to...
Iran launched multiple missiles at US air bases in Iraq targeting us troops in a tit-for-tat assault after the assassination of Iranian gen Qasem Soleimani by a US drone strike. Iran had promised the..