Khairallah Samadi, a consultant of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, was killed after he was injured by a mortar splinter during battles between Syrian regime forces and ISIS in Albu Kamal, east of Syria, Iranian media outlets reported.
Samadi was a retired member of Ansar al-Mahdi Brigade in Zanjan, north of Iran, and he participated in the Iranian-Iraqi war between 1980 and 1988, the Iranian reports added.
Qassem Suleimani is ‘Iran’s top terrorist’, analyst on The Washington Times saysThe Washington Times ran an analysis piece labelling the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Qassem Suleimani as ... Features
Will the US take action against Qassem Soleimani’s Aleppo visit?The visit by Soleimani, who is head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, follows the mass evacuation of East Aleppo's residents Middle East
Why is Iran’s Qassem Suleimani requesting to fight in Iraq’s Tal Afar?Analysts view this step as part of the Iranian strategy aiming to make the area a pathway for Iranian troops moving from Iraq to Syria Middle East
The ‘moderate’ Hassan Rowhani praises Qassem Soleimani’s ‘heroism’Putin and Lavrov fully understand Rowhani’s statements and are also convinced of the need for Soleimani’s role Middle East