and Syria, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday (May
17), renewing Iran ‘s demand for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Middle
conflict with the United States when a US drone strike killed top Iranian
military commander Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad on Jan 3, prompting Teheran to
retaliate with a missile barrage against a US base in Iraq days later.
Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria had led to them being hated, according to a
transcript of a speech to students published on his website.
Syria and will be expelled,” Khamenei said.
said that he had ordered the US Navy to shoot any Iranian ship that would
threaten them at sea, but later clarified that he would not change the
military’s rules of engagement.
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said that the
Islamic Republic would destroy US warships if its security were threatened in