TEHRAN, IRAN - SEPTEMBER 18 : Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani attends Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's (not seen) meeting with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, Iran on September 18, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Press Office of Iranian Supreme Leader/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Islamic State terrorists rejoiced at the death of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani at the hands of his American ‘allies,’ according to a weekly newspaper affiliated with the group that once controlled much of Syria and Iraq.

Soleimani was killed by a US drone strike on January 3, as he drove by the Baghdad international airport in Iraq. In reprisal, Iran launched a limited strike on US bases in Iraq with ballistic missiles on Tuesday, causing no casualties but demonstrating capability to hit US assets at will.

The weekly Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) newspaper Al-Naba portrayed Soleimani’s death as an act of god in support of its cause, and Muslims in general, according to BBC Monitoring.

An editorial in the jihadi paper was careful not to credit the US or even mention Soleimani by name. It couched the gloating in a historical analogy, referring to “Roman-Persian wars” that enabled early Muslims to overrun both Persia – today’s Iran – and parts of the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as Byzantium.

The paper also reported on the US and its allies suspending operations against IS as an opportunity for the group’s resurgence, according to BBC journalist Mina Al-Lami.

While IS has not been entirely destroyed, it has not controlled any territory for months. Soleimani’s Quds Force fighters were among those that turned the tide against the IS ‘caliphate,’ alongside the Syrian Army and the Russian expeditionary force in Syria – while the US-backed Iraqi army and Kurdish militias advanced from northern Syria and Iraq.

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Source: Sputnik

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Birds of a feather flock together. ISIS, Christian Zionists, Zionists, and Neocons are all on the same page.

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Anyone believing in any religion is on the same page : being a moron!

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JIMI JAMES

Speak for yourself,faithless wonder,just because never had the b***s and courage to pit faith to the realm,or justify 21 kweer gen, CHANCES ARE ONE OF THOSE PENDING GENDER CHANGE BECAUSE CRIED FOR MONEY GOD DIDN’T GIVE IT,AND YOU EXPECT TO HAVE KNOWLEDGE TO ASSASIN THE TRUTH? BETTER GODS MORON THAN THE NOCANDO NOR EVER CAN PROVE SWASTIKAS! I NEVER DEBATE WITH MENTAL SWASTIKA POOFS,NOTHING MORE BORING THAN BEING DRAWN TO THEIR LEVELS,YET YOU ACT SOO DESPERATE TO LIE ABOUT ALL THIS SUPREMACY WITH YE NEED ANOTHER 20 ODD ARMYS TO GO ABOUT YE HOMOSEXUAL FKFESTIVE NEW WORLD ORDER(ignorusupyeanus)WHY NO REPLYS!… Read more »

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Prove me wrong down voters.

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And… What do they think about US action on abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi…
Wasn’t an act of god since god doesn’t exist, is was an act of USAF, but you can call the US military Godzilla, since they burnt Tokyo too…

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All the ops,all the money,too gutless to have a real go,tested the water the soviets from the east soviets smashed the fk outta cia/nato/usa/nwos to the point of sqeal for minsk,god willing(period) They didn’t have the sak to send any more after the fact,usa is a huge coward,in administration and their military over 75% would agree too! japan is another nwo player,non nwos are the real deal freedom fighters like over 50 million better trained russian heterosexuals,ready to defend their constituates as in the law of the land,do you understand the law? Your nwos are only minions,not the size of… Read more »

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Groups whom are pleased with the Generals death. ISIS, Neocons , Zionists and Christian zionists ( referring to American evangelical not middle eastern evangelical) America evangelicals are waiting for the rapture and fully support Israel and believe god wants them to die for Israel)All on the same page. Prove me wrong

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Worthless deflections. What we have here is a motley crew of bad actors and cheerleaders all in the same bed. Big picture for the clueless. Jared Kushner, Israeli Prime Minister running American Foreign Policy. ISIS Proxy created by Israel. Who is happy? Christian Zionist end timers cult which Mike Pompeo belongs, ISIS, Zionists, and Neocons.