Iran’s top normal Soleimani killed: Stay updates

Jan 4, 2020 News

Iran’s top normal Soleimani killed: Stay updates


Iranian worshipers attend a mourning prayer for Qasem Soleimani in Iran's capital Tehran on January 3.
Iranian worshipers show up at a mourning prayer for Qasem Soleimani in Iran’s money Tehran on January 3. Atta Kenare/AFP through Getty Photographs

News of the US airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s top army normal, was greeted with grief, anger, and celebration across the Middle East.

In Iran, the place Soleimani was revered as a nationwide hero, crowds dressed in black collected in the capital Tehran for a prayer of mourning.

There had been furious protests in Tehran, with some demonstrators holding indicators that study, “Down with United states of america.” Some individuals cried brazenly. Equivalent anti-US protests took location in Pakistan, with numerous keeping posters of Soleimani and burning American flags.

Iraqis also performed a mourning prayer for Soleimani at the Fantastic Mosque of Kufa, in central Iraq.

A mourning prayer for Qasem Soleimani at the Great Mosque of Kufa in central Iraq on January 3.
A mourning prayer for Qasem Soleimani at the Great Mosque of Kufa in central Iraq on January 3.  HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP by way of Getty Images

In other places, there was celebration. Iraqi anti-government protesters held demonstrations in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, with some clapping and flashing the V-sign of victory.

Men and women in Syria also celebrated the information, with some handing out candy upcoming to indications that say, “Thank you Trump.” A single wall mural in Binnish, Idlib, examine, “Qassem Soleimani to the dustbin of history.”

A Syrian man offers celebratory sweets to children on January 3 at a camp for internally displaced Syrians near Dayr Ballut, in the rebel-held Aleppo province.
A Syrian person gives celebratory sweets to kids on January 3 at a camp for internally displaced Syrians near Dayr Ballut, in the rebel-held Aleppo province. RAMI AL SAYED/AFP through Getty Photographs