Baghdad airstrike

Trump administration denies Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif US visa post Soleimani killing

Under the 1947 UN 'headquarters agreement', the US is required to allow access to foreign diplomats but Washington alleges that it can deny visas for 'security, terrorism and foreign policy reasons'.

published on : 7th January 2020

Anti-US protest in Delhi against Iranian General Qasem Suleimani's killing

The demonstrators protested near the US embassy carrying posters of Suleimani and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and raised slogans of 'Down with America and Israel'.

published on : 7th January 2020

Airlines keep fingers crossed as tensions escalate between US, Iran

The industry believes that this could not only result in a spike in airfares especially for passengers bound for Europe and US and but also burn a hole in the airlines’ coffers.  

published on : 6th January 2020

New airstrike on pro-Iran convoy in Iraq ahead of General Soleimani's funeral

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, Majid Takht Ravanchi, told CNN that the killing was an 'act of war on the part of the United States'.

published on : 4th January 2020

Baghdad airstrike: Was drone attack on Iranian general an assassination by US?

Although the United States and Iran have long been adversaries and engaged in a shadow war in the Middle East and elsewhere, the US has never declared formal war on Iran.

published on : 4th January 2020

Trump stirs tensions in Middle East despite talk of taking US out of 'endless wars'

The Friday strike that killed the most prominent Iranian general may have ended any chance that he would get the United States out of the 'endless wars' in the Middle East that he has railed against.

published on : 4th January 2020

Trump ordered killing of Soleimani to protect US personnel abroad: Pentagon

General Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite al-Quds force and architect of its regional security apparatus, was killed following a US airstrike at Baghdad's international airport.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Qasem Soleimani: A general who became Iran's icon by targeting US

For the US and Israel, he was a shadowy figure in command of Iran's proxy forces, responsible for fighters in Syria backing President Bashar Assad and for the deaths of American troops in Iraq.

published on : 3rd January 2020