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Thousands rally in Baghdad a year since Iran general’s killing

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Thousands rally in Baghdad a year since Iran general’s killing

Thousands rally in Baghdad a year since Iran general’s killing

Thousands of Iraqis converged on a landmark square in central Baghdad on theanniversary of the killing of a powerful Iranian general and a top Iraqimilitia leader in a US drone strike.

The killing of general Qassim Soleimaniand Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in 2020 pushed Tehran and Washington perilouslyclose to all-out conflict and sparked outrage in Iraq, leading parliament topass a non-binding resolution days later calling for the expulsion of allforeign troops.


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