US Mid-East bases and Israel on top alert for Iran’s reprisal

Early Friday, US bases across the Middle East and Israel’s Defense Forces went on the highest level of security after Washington confirmed that a US helicopter strike at Baghdad international airport early Friday killed top Iranian commander, the IRGC Al Qods chief Gen. Qassem Soleimani.  Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, head of the PMU, umbrella of pro-Iran Iraqi Shiite militias, was also killed in the raid, which struck two vehicles carrying the high-profile officials at the airport. Iran is expected to strike back for its shocking loss in the coming hours.

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