No, a 'red flag' of revenge was not raised for the first time on an Iran mosque

Updated on 06/02/2020 at 15:12

Publications shared globally in several languages claim that a red flag was raised for the first time above a mosque in the Iranian city of Qom to call for revenge for killing of general Qasem Soleimani, killed by a US air strike. However, this red flag is often unfurled above this mosque and in the rest of the Shia Muslim world.