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Qasem Solimani and it seems that many Iranians were very happy that he is gone! And Anwar al-'Awalqi

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 15, 2020 at 06:19

Dr Pipes,

You must be aware that there were massive demonstrations by followers of the regime, pious Shi'a Muslims and the thugs called Basij to protest Solimani's assassination. However, this is not the whole story.

The amazing Masih Alinejad (she has no like for the compulsory hijab) wrote this article, and surprise of all surprises, in the WaPo published it and the title of the article explains it all:

"Don't believe Iranian Propaganda about Mourning of Soleimani"

The truth is many Iranians were very happy to see him gone. More? Many applaud President Trump for getting rid of this vile terrorist.

I realize that "Social Media" represents, in the case of Iran, the vocal educated and liberal elite. Nonetheless, the response to Qasem's death was "good riddance" and "Thank you Mr Trump"

Last, Obama the darling of MSM ordered the killing of Anwar al-'awalqi another vile terrorist, and good riddance. What is most amazing no one in MSM protested his killing. I wonder why!

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