Qassem Soleimani – IRGC

  General Qassem Soleimani was killed alongside six others following a US air raid at Baghdad's international airport.    General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC's) Quds Force has been killed early  alongside several others following a US air raid at Baghdad's international airport. Iraqi officials and the state television reported… Continue reading Qassem Soleimani – IRGC

US Embassy Baghdad December 2019

  It was reported on 31 December 2019 that local staff were evacuated from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, while others remained inside a safe room within the compound as thousands of protesters and militia fighters thronged the gates in fury at U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, the AP reports. The latest: Defense Secretary Mark Esper… Continue reading US Embassy Baghdad December 2019