Killing of top Iranian commander will lead to the liberation of Jerusalem: Guards spokesman
Thursday, 13 February 2020 The killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani will lead to the liberation of Jerusalem, the spokesman for the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered a drone strike that killed a top Iranian military commander last month in response to past attacks, the White House said in a memo released on Friday, despite previous administration assertions that it was due to an imminent threat.
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.
A new Israeli ring road is being built that will go through East Jerusalem and link settlement blocks. Palestinian and Israeli critics say it is part of a long-term strategy to consolidate Israel's hold over the occupied West Bank. Lucy Fielder reports.