Iran condemns United States new sanctions

U.S. Special Operations forces tried to kill Iran Revolutionary Guards Quds Force financier Abdul Reza Shahlai left in Yemen the same night Gen. Qassem Soleimani was taken out in Iraq but they failed a senior U.S. official tells Fox News

Iran condemns United States new sanctions

One of the USA official named the Iranianwho had been singled out as Abdul Reza Shahlai, a senior officer in elite Quds force, the unit in charge of foreign operation that had been headed by Soleimani.

Last week, Soleimani, along with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of an Iraqi Shia militia group, was among those killed in the USA drone attack near the Baghdad International Airport.

The killing of Shahlai, the report states, would have been announced along with that of the killing of Soleimani.

Reacting to the file, a Pentagon spokeswoman stated, "We've got noticed the file of the stated airstrike in Yemen, which is long-understood as a protected area for terrorists and different adversaries to america".

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Neither Beijing nor Hong Kong has provided further details of what those sanctions might entail, according to HRW. Roth, an American citizen, said in a tweet that he had visited Hong Kong numerous times in the past.

Hundreds of protesters in Iran refused to trample United States and Israeli flags and denounced others who did as rallies continued against the regime for the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet that killed all 176 people on board.

Sana'a is under the control of Houthi rebels, an Iran-backed Shiite faction fighting American-armed Saudis and local Sunni factions in Yemen's brutal ongoing civil war.

It was unclear whether Shahlai may have been part of that broader plot.

Trump claimed in an interview with Fox News Friday that Soleimani was targeting four embassies before he was killed.

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About 5,000 USA troops are still in Iraq, where there has been a US military presence since Saddam Hussein was toppled in 2003. The Iraqi prime minister has repeatedly insisted that USA troop withdrawal was the only path toward de-escalation.

"This suggests a mission with a longer planning horizon and a larger objective, and it really does call into question why there was an attempt to explain this publicly on the basis of an imminent threat", said Suzanne Maloney, an Iran scholar at the Brookings Institution.

The sanctions can be found in a week that has actually seen lasting opponents Iran and also the United States draw ever-closer to a straight army conflict than at any moment considering that the 1979 Islamic Revolution saw Iranians reject their US- straightened Shah.

Instagram has confirmed that they have been removing posts that voice support for Qassem Soleimani, with a Facebook spokesperson claiming that censorship is fully justified in order to comply with USA sanctions. Solemaini changed into once also blamed for the December 31 US Embassy assault in Baghdad, and the US defense force talked about he changed into once accountable for killing loads of in his time as a commander and wounding thousands extra.

After killing Soleimani, USA held that he was plotting "imminent" attacks on Americans and American interests.

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