US Attorney General Barr: Soleimani killing was 'legitimate'

According to The New York Times, "The prime minister said earlier on Friday that he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to send a delegation from the United States to discuss steps for the withdrawal of the approximately 5,200 American troops from his country, in the aftermath of a deadly American military strike ordered by President Trump that many Iraqis say violated their country's sovereignty".

"While we do not believe Iran is now undertaking the key activities we judge necessary to produce a nuclear device, Iranian officials have publicly threatened to push the boundaries of JCPOA restrictions if Iran does not gain the tangible financial benefits it expected from the deal", Coats said. "What's happened is, now that he's gone ahead, the president and started this whole process moving, what's happening?"

The US has never brought about peace and stability to the region, citing the situations in Afghanistan and Iraq, the top Iranian diplomat said.

Levi and other American services members are suing Iran in an effort to prove the attacks that took their limbs and loved ones were aided by Soleimani's forces.

Iranian mourners gather for the burial of Qasem Soleimani. "And if you launch such an offensive hostility against-or a military activity action against the [Iranian] regime, then we get closer to the precipice [of war]".

We also turn our attention to Iraq, where armed factions have announced the formation of what they describe as the "front of the resistance".

Managing this uncertainty in Iran will be the major, and extremely high stakes, challenge that the Trump administration will face following the death of Soleimani.

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Two Iraqi officials told AFP President Donald Trump warned that the United States would block the country's account at the Federal Reserve bank in NY, a step that would devastate the oil producer's economy.

The debate comes just two weeks after President Donald Trump chose to assassinate Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani while driving near Baghdad airport in Iraq.

But its refusal to provide evidence for an "impending attack" has left analysts wondering whether the administration was only looking for a reason to deflect attention away from the president's impeachment case.

He cited the resumption of lethal military aid to Ukraine for defense against Russia-backed separatists, Trump's withdrawal from an arms control accord with Moscow and tests of a new USA intermediate-range cruise missile. The US and Iran were collectively trying to eliminate ISIS threat despite their clash of interests in ME politics. Another 10 month? Maybe until his flight from Canada? It was an attack aimed to deter Iran's aggression.

In Iran, protesters have been pouring onto the streets calling for the resignation of officials responsible for mistakenly shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane.

'There was intelligence that there was an intent to target the USA embassy in Baghdad, ' the secretary of the Department of Defense said on State of the Union. We lost a lot of very bright minds. For its extreme aggression, the United States classified the Quds Force as a terrorist organization in 2007.

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