Iran is weighing options to retaliate in the wake of the killing of its top military commander Gen. Qasem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad airport Friday.
Soleimani, who headed the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Force, was killed alongside close aides, including the deputy head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Force (PMF), Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
His killing sent shockwaves across the region, putting Iran and the U.S. on the brink of war, again. Iran vowed ‘severe retaliation’ for Soleimani’s killing.
According to reports, the drone strike that targeted the cavalcade of Soleimani and his associates was ordered