BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – A statue commemorating the late commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Major-General Qassem Soleimani, was unveiled along the Lebanese-Israeli border this past weekend.

During a ceremony in Maroun Al-Ras, which is along the Lebanese-Israeli border, a statue of Soleimani pointing towards Jerusalem was unveiled to a crowd watching from a nearby observation post.

Tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated on January 3rd after the U.S. assassinated Soleimani and the Deputy Commander of the Popular Mobilization Forces of Iraq, Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes, near the Baghdad International Airport.

Following this attack, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched several missiles towards two Iraqi bases that host the U.S. forces in the Kirkuk and Al-Anbar governorates.

Since then, the U.S. and Iran have traded verbal attacks and accusations, as European countries attempt to mediate between the two nations.

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Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-02-17 06:19

Love it.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-17 02:39

Israel should buy the CAESAR self-propelled Howitzer :
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAESAR_self-propelled_howitzer
Why? Metric accuracy with standard 155mm shells, thanks to firing-computer, and boosted shells can hit at 50km… When you know that the Russian GLONASS-guided 152mm Krasnopol shell costs $52k and the US GPS-guided 155mm Excalibur shell costs $68k, well, the CAESAR gun does the same but with standard shells!
A way to do accurate strikes for very cheap, e.g. the Thai Army used the CAESAR against Cambodia’s BM-21 Grad, demolishing several of these…
And it would make it cheap to ruin such provocations…