Iran's leader Khamenei weeps at general's funeral as nation grieves
Monday, 6 January 2020 Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wept while leading mourners in prayer for the funeral on Monday of slain military commander Qassem Soleimani, whose death in a U.S. drone strike has caused a huge outpouring of national grief.
Iran Promises Retaliation After US Drone Strike Kills General. A day after the strike, Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, called for three days of national mourning. He also called for a "forceful" retaliation. ... a forceful revenge awaits the criminals who have his blood and the blood...
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Americans are to be expelled from Iraq and Syria. Khamenei said Americans’ actions in the region had led to them being hated. The Americans won’t stay in Iraq and Syria and will be expelled. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran's Supreme Leader Reuters reports the announcement was a renewal of Iran’s demand for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from the Middle East.
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.
On Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump vetoed the Iran war powers resolution, which would have limited the president's ability to wage war against Iran as he wages a campaign of maximum pressure against the country. Gloria Tso reports.
Threats made by Iran will only further isolate the country, the U.S. Department of State's special representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Friday after Tehran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei..