Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 12 July 2020

US-Iran tensions latest: Confusion after Pentagon says Iraq troop withdrawal letter 'a mistake'

Quds Force's Qassem Suleimani and Kataib Hezbollah chief Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis were killed on Trump's orders

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Qassem Suleimani, head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' foreign operations branch, the Quds Force, was killed in a US rocket strike at Baghdad International Airport on Friday along with head of the Tehran-backed militia Kataib Hezbollah, Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis.

Here are the key events since:

Iraqi parliament votes to end foreign troops presence

Iran plans to further roll back its nuclear deal commitments

Throngs of mourners turned out in Iran as Suleimani's body was returned

Follow the latest developments below:

Updated: January 7, 2020 10:46 AM

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