Defense Chief Says US Has No Plans To Withdraw From Iraq As Mourning Period EndsIn a briefing with reporters at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Mark Esper responded to reports that the U.S. command in Iraq had informed its Iraqi counterparts of plans to withdraw from the country as the mourning period for slain General Qassem Soleimani ends.
'I Was So Happy': Local Iranians React To Death Of SoleimaniUltimately, all three said they believe the world is safer after the death of General Qassem Soleimani.
Iran Vows Revenge For U.S. Killing Of Top Commander Qassem SoleimaniPresident Trump ordered an airstrike in Baghdad that killed Qassem Soleimani drawing a vow of "crushing revenge" from Iran. The State Department told Americans in Iraq to leave the country immediately, and U.S. troops in the region are on high alert.