BREAKING NEWS | HISTORY IN THE MAKING: Iran’s Gen. Qassem Soleimani killed in a U.S. airstrike at Baghdad airport.

Gen. Soleimani Iran`s top military leader was reportedly killed in an airstrike by the US air force in Baghdad`s airport tonight.

Iran Quds Force commander Soleimani was responsible for exporting terrorism around the world & targeting & killing American troops along with tens of thousands of people in the Middle East.




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It`s official – The man behind the death of thousands – is no more.

According to the State Department responsible for killing 608 U.S. troops during Iraq War.

Qasem Soleimani led all Iranian and Iranian-backed forces in those operations.

17% of U.S. troops killed in Iraq from 2003 to 2011 orchestrated by him.

Considered Israel`s nemesis in the past 15 years as he had direct command of the region’s most anti-Israeli militias and terror organizations.

Watch the news as it unfolded on Twitter:

At the beginning of the event – unconfirmed reports started circulating among Arab blogger and Military correspondents.

And finally, the Pentagon announced :


Who was Gen. Qassem Soleimani?

Soleimani, relatively unknown to the Us audiences – a household name in the middle east was revered among the Shiites and Pro-Iranian forces as one of the most influential figures in the middle east since the Iraq war ended

 

According to his Wikipedia:

Soleimani hailed from a humble background. He began his military career since the beginning of the Iran–Iraq War of the 1980s, during which he commanded the 41st Division. He was later involved in extraterritorial operations, providing military assistance to anti-Saddam Shia and Kurdish groups in Iraq, and later Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in the Palestinian territories. In 2012, Soleimani helped bolster the Syrian government, a key Iranian ally, during the Syrian Civil War. Soleimani also assisted in the command of combined Iraqi government and Shia militia forces that advanced against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in 2014–2015.[20]

Top military analysts and commentators responding to the targeted killing tonight:

Senator Rick Scott responded:

The assassination may have severe implications on the stability of the whole area (and might send ripples even beyond the middle east). In the meantime the president of the united states Doland Trump tweeted :

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