Ashura day: Khamenei shows his military control over Iraq

Source: Asiran

The Ashura Day, in the Shia tradition the remembering of the killing of Imam Ali, was the occasion for Imam Khamenei to show his power, in particular the Iranian military control over Iraq. The Muharram mourning ceremony led by Imam Khamenei in the Imam Khomeini’s mausoleum in Tehran, was attended both by IRGC Quds Force Commander Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani and by Iraqi Badr Brigade Commander Hadi al-Amiri. More: rumors from Iran are starting to say that Qassem Suleimani is ready to replace Ali Jafari as head of all Pasdaran’ forces.

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