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February 5, 2016 4:57 pm

Iranian Army Chief of Staff: US Seeking to Assassinate Revolutionary Guards Quds Force Commander

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IRGC-QF Commander Qassem Soleimani. Photo: Wikipedia.

IRGC-QF Commander Qassem Soleimani. Photo: Wikipedia.

The chief of staff of Iran’s army warned on Thursday that the US was planning to assassinate the head of the Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force, Iranian semi-official state news agency Fars reported.

“The Americans are desperate to hit [Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem] Soleimani to make them feel better about themselves,” Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi told reporters in Tehran on Thursday, without elaborating.

The Quds Force Soleimani commands is largely responsible for the extraterritorial operation of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, and has been operating extensively in the Syrian civil war on the side of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Firouzabadi stressed that the Iranian army continued to provide Soleimani with adequate protection. He accused Washington of being behind reports that Soleimani was wounded in fighting in the Aleppo province in Syria last November, reports that were supported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and AFP, among others.

 

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  • Mikhail Zavarov

    So this where all the jew lovers hang

  • Jack

    Live by the sword, die by the sword…

  • judorebbe

    Even if the US could nail Soleimani, the Iranians have a deep bench and have had plenty of time to groom capable replacements.

  • Jonah

    Why not. I mean some how or another The White House must quench all this talk about the Iranian deal. So let’s kill an Iranian general and tell Whoopy and the view. I can hear it now, Whoopy will say, ” so they got 150 billion dollars and are going to fund terrorism world wide, develope a nuke to destroy Israel and terrorise the world but hey, we killed one of their generals…hooooya!

  • Peter Joffe

    What is Iran fighting for in Iraq and Syria if not for domination of the region? The world’s leading exporter of Islamic terrorism and friend of Kerry and Obama can only have one goal in sight. Global violent Islam with Iran at its center.No one is safe from these killers.

    • Jack

      Fight though they may, the Farsi heritage despises the tribal Arabs, both Sunni and Shia, and only wants to dominate as described in the Bible. You know, about “man dominating man to his own demise’. Washington can do nothing to affect any kind of long term law and order.
      This fight will take place weather we condone it or not. Riyadh and Tehran are going to have it out to the whole worlds’ detriment.
      It will test western resolve to protect those that are willing to live by our ethos.
      While Israel is safe for now, Jordan is tested.
      But still, the likely outcome is civil war in Saudi Arabia.
      No army in the region has demonstrated the resolve necessary to over come ISIS, and S.A.’s meddling in Yemen and Syria will backfire.
      Further the Shia population centered on S.A.’s oil fields has been discriminated against and suppressed economically, socially, legally and other ways by the Sunni Saudi rulers for decades. So long in fact that it not only needs to be expected, but should be considered long overdue.
      This group of Shia has eschewed Tehran’s help so far, but the inappropriate responses to Riyadh’s mass execution last month is just surface tension to a far deeper problem.
      As early revolutionaries in the colonies said, ‘keep your powder dry’, because this is likely the start of twenty to thirty years of civil, sectarian and proxy warfare in the region. The unfortunate reality is that this is the response the W.’s Iraq policy.
      Not that the U.S. could have stopped the eventual collapse of those Arab regimes.

  • Mickey Oberman

    A truly excellent idea.

  • nathan

    Typical lunatic nation. Talks crap about assassinations etc

  • Sofia B

    Here we go, we have emboldened and awakened the Iranian beasts, now trying to pin US for trying to assassinate Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Soleimani. If its true, let’s hope it isn’t broadcasted on CNN, how it is to be done.

    There is only one Country in the world that can act and get things done right. Iran is now powerful and has the money to buy Europe and the other beggars wanting to make money.

  • stevenl

    Taqiyya!

  • Mickey Oberman

    Excellent Idea.

    Cut off the snake’s head and all that is left is a helpless writhing mass of soon dead muscle.

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