Gulf Times - Qasem-Soleimani
'US expecting Iranian retaliation'

'US expecting Iranian retaliation'

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the Pentagon fully expects that Iran will retaliate for the killing of Islamic Revolutionary Guards commander Qasem Soleimani

Khamenei adviser says Iran response to US to be military: CNN

Khamenei adviser says Iran response to US to be military: CNN

The military adviser to Iran's supreme leader said the Islamic republic's response to a US strike that killed one of the country's top commanders will be military, CNN reported Sunday.

Trump on Soleimani's killing: We took action last night to stop a war

Trump on Soleimani's killing: We took action last night to stop a war

US President Donald Trump said Friday that he authorized a recent precision strike against the commander of its Quds Force

China urges US 'not to abuse force': foreign minister

China urges US 'not to abuse force': foreign minister

The United States should not "abuse force" and instead seek solutions through dialogue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a call with his Iranian counterpart on Saturday.

Top Iraq cleric says no role in talks on new PM as protests persist

Top Iraq cleric says no role in talks on new PM as protests persist

Iraq's top cleric said Friday he was not taking part in talks on the country's new premier, as his supporters joined apprehensive youths still protesting in the capital despite widening intimidation campaigns.