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In rare address, Iran's supreme leader praises strikes on U.S. bases

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 17, 2020, 10:48 AM UTC / Updated Jan. 17, 2020, 11:16 AM UTCBy Amin Hossein Khodadadi and Saphora SmithTEHRAN — The recent missile attack on U.S. troops in Iraq dealt a “blow to America’s image” Iran's supreme leader said on Friday as the government grappled with the fallout of the U.S.'s killing of a top general and scrambled to contain anger at the subsequent accidental shootdown of a passenger plane."They stealthily and cowardly assassinated Gen. [Qassem] Soleimani," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told huge the crowd, according to a translation by state-owned Press TV.Khamenei also slammed Britai ...