Donald Trump has prompted further condemnation after he threatened to strike 52 targets

Donald Trump has prompted further condemnation after he threatened to strike 52 targets, some apparently civilian sites, if Iran retaliates over the US assassination of military commander Qassem Soleimani. As bombs fell near the US embassy in Baghdad, the US president was labelled a “monster” and accused of plotting war crimes after promising swift retribution at high level targets “important to Iranian culture”. Mourners crowded around military personnel unloading Soleimani’s casket covered with an Iranian flag from a plane at Ahvaz International Airport in Tehran. A tide of mourners chanted furiously as his coffin was driven through tens of thousands … Continue reading Donald Trump has prompted further condemnation after he threatened to strike 52 targets