Defence Notes

Middle East braced for Iranian reaction to US strike (updated)

3rd January 2020 - 13:08 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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In the aftermath of the death of Maj Gen Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC's) Quds Force, in a US air strike in Iraq on 2 January, the threat level in the Middle East region continues to escalate as Iranian officials promise retaliation.

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