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Iran names Esmail Qaani as new Commander

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Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei named the Deputy Head of the Revolutionary Guards’ foreign operations arm Esmail Qaani to replace Qasem Soleimani as its commander. Soleimani was killed in a pre-dawn US strike in Baghdad. Qaani was one of the most decorated commanders of the Guards during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

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  • Iran Capital: Tehran; Currency of Iran: Rial; President of Iran: Hassan Rouhani.

Source: The News on AIR

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