Iranian Gen. Soleimani heads from Fallujah to Aleppo front

Iranian sources report that Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of IRGC Qods Force, has rushed to Syria to oversee the fighting for Aleppo after his success in the battle for Fallujah in Iraq.
DEBKA file notes that earlier this year, Soleimani led a failed offensive by pro-Iranian militias and Hizballah to recapture the beleaguered town for the Assad regime from Syrian rebel and Islamist forces. He now hopes to build on his feat in Iraq for a fresh assault

 

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