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Qassim Soleimani

Qassim Soleimani

Trump warns Iran against attacking US troops in Iraq

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Tehran should expect a bold U.S. response if Iran or Iranian-backed groups attack American forces or assets in Iraq. U.S.-Iran tensions soared following the Jan. 3 Washington-directed strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani outside Baghdad airport. Trump said at an evening…
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April 2, 2020
Qassim Soleimani

Iran general visits Baghdad, tries to forge political unity

By Qassim Abdul-Zahra And Samya KullabThe Associated PressWed., April 1, 2020timer3 min. readBAGHDAD - A top Iranian general arrived in Baghdad this week to try and unify Iraq’s fractured political leaders, Iraqi officials said Wednesday, as stiff opposition by one major bloc thwarts chances the country’s latest prime minister-designate can…
bubmag
April 1, 2020
Qassim Soleimani

US-led coalition troops pull out of base in western Iraq

Military officials say troops from the U.S.-led coalition have pulled out from a base in western Iraq as part of a planned drawdownBy SAMYA KULLAB and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated PressMarch 19, 2020, 8:16 PM3 min readBAGHDAD -- Troops from the U.S.-led coalition pulled out from a base in western Iraq…
bubmag
March 19, 2020
Qassim Soleimani

US-led coalition troops pull out of base in western Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Troops from the U.S.-led coalition pulled out from a base in western Iraq on Thursday as part of a planned drawdown, Iraqi and coalition officials said, while training activities by the coalition were suspended amid concerns about the coronavirus. Coalition forces withdrew from al-Qaim on the Iraq-Syria…
bubmag
March 19, 2020