The Timeline of Events That Lead up to the Assassination of an Iran's top General

December 29, 2019

The US launched 3 retaliatory bombings in the middle east in return for the killing of the American Contractor. These bombings killed 25 members of Hezbollah. 

December 31, 2019

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Several pro-Iranian protesters seized the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. The Protesters set fire to the reception area but no US officials or citizens were reported to be harmed. 

January 2, 2020 

On January 2nd the US killed an Iranian General in retaliation for the attack on the Embassy and the threats of violence that followed. The attack was carried out via drone and killed 6 Iranian militants including General Qasem Soleimani.   


 Source: TTN staff

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