Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Thousands of Iraqi mourners chanted “revenge” and “no to America” on Sunday, one year after a US drone strike killed Iran’s revered commander Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi lieutenant Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi as a “coward” and an “agent of the Americans”. The anniversary of the Baghdad drone strike – which brought Washington and Tehran to the brink of war in early 2020 – was also marked in recent days across Iran and by supporters in Syria, Lebanon, Yem…

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