Right now, the streets of Tehran remain packed with tens of thousands of mourners for the funeral procession of Qasem Soleimani. There has been a huge outpouring of grief across the Middle East, and beyond.
One of the first repercussions for US has come from Iraqi MPs, who voted on Sunday to expel foreign forces from their country for conducting the killing on their soil.
But Donald Trump then warned Iraq to brace itself for heavy sanctions, if it kicks troops out.
The country’s most-powerful general was assassinated in an US air raid at Baghdad airport in Iraq on Friday.
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