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Iran vows revenge for US killing of military leader

General Qassem Soleimani, Iran's most senior military leader, is confirmed dead following a US airstrike on his convoy at Baghdad airport. We look at why the US targeted him

General Qassem Soleimani, Iran's most senior military leader, is confirmed dead following a US airstrike on his convoy at Baghdad airport. We look at why the US targtted him, and what repercussions might follow from Tehran and in the region

(Photo: A handout photo made available by the Iranian Supreme Leader"s office shows Commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Qassem Soleimani attending a religious ceremony in Tehran, Iran, 27 March 2015. Credit: IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER'S OFFICE via EPA)

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