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For any officers being killed anywhere north of Baghdad, Iran will say they were killed in the defense of the holy shrine in Samarra. Likewise anyone killed anywhere in Syria is said to have lost their lives in defense of the shrine of Zaynab in Damascus. And I assume anyone killed in southern Iraq, would be said to have died in defense of the shrines in Najaf and Karbala.
A word of caution on numbers of KIA: The report on this post of 2 KIAs is based on public funerals held for those officers. Not all KIAs, and especially non-senior officers and soldiers, are buried after a public funeral. What we can say for sure is public funerals for two IRGC officers KIA in Iraq have been held so far.
So for example when the Iranian media reports that Col. Alamdari was martyred in defense of the holy shrine in Samarra, does not mean he was necessarily killed anywhere near Samarra.
“Under the cover of searching for the kidnapped youths, Netanyahu launched a massive operation to cripple Hamas in the West Bank, further humiliate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and punish the entire Palestinian population for calling for a halt to the charade of the 'peace process' and, worse, moving toward a unified leadership.”
This forceful stirring of the pot by Israel, which has involved the detention of hundreds of Palestinians and the death of several of them at the hands of Israeli security forces, helps to put any peace diplomacy even farther out of reach, it enables American supporters of Netanyahu's government to say for the umpteenth time that the time is not “ripe” for peace negotiations—and the government they support will do what it has to do to ensure that the time will never be ripe.