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The Ides of March

311: Qasem Soleimani : The March to War

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Qasem Soleimani (Persianقاسم سلیمانی‎, pronounced [ɢɒːseme solejmɒːniː]; 11 March 1957 – 3 January 2020), also spelled Qassem Suleimani or Qassim Soleimani, was an Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and, from 1998 until his death, commander of its Quds Force, a division primarily responsible for extraterritorial military and clandestine operations.

Soleimani was killed on 3 January 2020 around 1 am local time (22:00 UTC on 2 January),[99] after missiles shot from American drones targeted his convoy near Baghdad International Airport.[1

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January 4, 2020 at 7:59 pm

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