'Death to the U.S' - anger in Iran over killing of top commander

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Hundreds marched on the streets of Tehran hours after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad killed Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East. The marchers, some burning U.S., Israel and UK flags and some holding up photographs of Soleimani, gathered in the capital after hearing Friday prayers led by cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami.
  • J
    "The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981, after a group of Iranian college students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line, who supported the Iranian Revolution, took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran"
  • O
    They've been yelling Death to America for decades, even after this:
    SEP. 7, 2016 6:30 AM
    Reporting from Washington — The Obama administration is acknowledging its transfer of $1.7 billion to Iran earlier this year was made entirely in cash, using non-U.S. currency, as Republican critics of the transaction continued to denounce the payments.
    Treasury Department spokeswoman Dawn Selak said in a statement late Tuesday that the cash payments were necessary because of the “effectiveness of U.S. and international sanctions,” which isolated Iran from the international finance system.
  • b
    "Hundreds marched on the streets of Tehran." wow. How many people are there in Tehran, millions?
  • s
    and heres me thinking Islam is a religion of Peace
  • T
    This is different from their views of us any other day how?
  • C
    Central Scrutinizer
    Who is angry?
    I'm not angry.
  • W
    Liberals are angry, Iranians are dancing in the street! The regime is trying to figure out how the Ayatollah said President Trump could not do anything and their military commander ended up in little pieces! Thank You President Trump! MAGA 2020!
  • A
    It won't be long before children studying history will be asking "What was Iran?"
  • r
    Why was he in Baghdad
  • J
    Same old same old. Some of us remember Iran’s past.
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