Biden Says He Would Not Have Ordered Strike

Former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden—a Democratic presidential nominee contender—said two weeks ago that he would not have ordered the strike that killed Soleimani. He said that he would not have ordered the strike because there was no “evidence yet of an imminent strike that was going to come from him.” Reported by Fox News. Read more…

Hezbollah has unveiled a statute dedicated to Soleimani. The statue is at Maroun al-Ras in Lebanon and shows Soleimani pointing towards Jerusalem. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said that “Palestine’s liberation will not be delayed.” Reported by Breaking Israel News. Read more…

The number of U.S. troops injured in a retaliatory missile strike from Iran has risen to over one hundred say defense officials. According to reports, 109 service personnel have suffered traumatic brain injury, or TBI, from the attack. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

More Reported by The Guardian. Read more…

Iranians took to the streets to celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Iranians denounced President Trump and carried posters of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Ozra Shahbakhti, a 50-year old Iranian, told reporters, “America can’t do a damn thing through the sanctions. Even if we die from poverty and hunger we will not compromise with America, no way. I’m telling this to officials, foreigners, and America.” Another Iranian, Ali Akbar Nikki, said, “You stretch your hand for friendship towards us and then you assassinate our great general and consider this a victory?” Reported by Fox News. Read more…