Tag: Qasem Soleimani

Iran Furious With Greece Over Support for Soleimani Killing

The Greek Foreign Ministry confirmed on Saturday that Iran has lodged a formal diplomatic complaint, or démarche, against Athens over Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ support for the US’ killing of General Qasem Soleimani last week. Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias confirmed that Tehran had formally lodged a démarche, protesting Greece’s stance on the killing, but he […]

Israeli intel helped the US assassinate Soleimani – report

Israeli intelligence was instrumental in the successful US assassination of the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani, NBC News reported on Sunday. Soleimani wielded immense power and influence in his position and was crucial as the architect who spread and maintained Iran’s influence in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen […]

FNC’s Chris Wallace Calls Soleimani Kill a ‘Dramatic Escalation’

On this weekend’s broadcast of  “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace called the Trump administration killing Qasem Soleimani “a dramatic escalation,” in tensions with Iran. Wallace said, “Does the decision to escalate dramatically and I think we would agree it was a dramatic escalation to take out Qasem Soleimani, does it make the U.S. more […]

MSNBC’s McGurk: ‘We Need to Presume that We Are Now at War with Iran’

During a Sunday appearance on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC,” network foreign affairs analyst Brett McGurk, the former U.S. special envoy for the coalition against the Islamic State, weighed in on the U.S. military’s recent airstrikes in Baghdad to kill Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani. McGurk called the action a “big piece of business” that he said […]