Mourners wave the national flag and the Hashed al-Shaabi flag as they carry the portrait Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani during a funeral procession, for Soleiman and Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, in Kadhimiya, a Shiite pilgrimage district of Baghdad, on Jan. 4, 2020. Thousands of Iraqis chanting “Death to America” joined the funeral procession on Jan 4 for Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, both killed in a US air strike.

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WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential contenders on Jan. 3 condemned the air strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, saying President Donald Trump’s decision was reckless and could lead the United States to another war in the Middle East.

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