Sistani's son welcomes Soleimani, Muhandis funeral in Najaf: Iraqi state TV
Saturday, 4 January 2020 The son of Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric was there to welcome the funeral procession for Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, state TV said on Saturday.
Iraq’s parliament called for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave their country. This comes after the U.S. killed a top Iranian general and President Donald Trump threatens Iran. According to Reuters, Trump threatened to target Iranian cultural sites Tehran retaliates against the U.S. An Iranian...
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. Edward Baran reports.
Bodies often arrive at night in Iraq's only cemetery specifically for those who have died of COVID-19, in the southern Shi'ite holy city of Najaf. Volunteers, in full protective suits, wash and wrap the corpses in burial shrouds before putting them back in the coffins. Soraya Ali reports.
The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed the attacks in a statement, and said, "It is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. military and..
President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper came out Tuesday to rationalize the administration's decision to authorize a strike that killed top..