Trump’s motivation for Suleimani assassination | Letters | US news

Your report on the assassination of Qassem Suleimani (Iran vows ‘severe revenge’ on the US, 3 January) features some welcome scepticism about its stated motives. The Pentagon is quoted as saying that it was about “deterring future Iranian attack plans”, while “a senior US official” refers to “the imminent attacks that Suleimani is alleged to […]

Chain-reaction crash kills five, injures 60 on Pennsylvania Turnpike

(Reuters) – A chain-reaction crash involving a tour bus, three tractor-trailers and a passenger car killed five people and injured about 60 others on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Pittsburgh early on Sunday, state police said. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators began arriving hours later in Mount Pleasant Township, about 40 miles (64 km) southeast […]

Iran Revenge Could Include Cyber Attacks Against US And Allies

LONDON — The retaliation that Iran promised in the aftermath of a US airstrike that killed the country’s most powerful military leader could take the form of massive cyber attacks. Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed in an airstrike ordered by US President Donald Trump. Soleimani was behind Iran’s Middle East operations as head of the […]