In August 2018, Soleimani posted an image on Instagram of the White House exploding. His death, if confirmed, shows that the US is now serious about confronting the belligerence and aggression of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
On January 1, 2020, the Ayatollah Khamenei tweeted to Trump: “You can’t do anything.”
“Iraqi TV: Iran’s Gen. Soleimani killed in Baghdad strike,” by Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press, January 2, 2020:
Baghdad (AP) — Iraqi TV and three Iraqi officials said Friday that Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, has been killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport.
The officials said the strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces.
Their deaths are a potential turning point in the Middle East and are expected to draw severe retaliation from Iran and the forces it backs in the Middle East against Israel and American interests.
The PMF blamed the United States for an attack at Baghdad International Airport Friday….
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