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Key Iran General Soleimani killed by US in Iraq

The head of Iran's elite Quds Force was a hugely significant and popular figure in Iran.

General Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, has been killed by US forces in Iraq; the Australian navy has begun evacuating people trapped in the fire-ravaged town of Mallacoota on the Victoria coast; and we hear about the centenary of the invention of an electronic musical instrument - it's called the Theremin and creates sci-fi sound effects and it's enjoying a bit of a revival.

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Fri 3 Jan 2020 04:06GMT


  • Fri 3 Jan 2020 04:06GMT