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    The situation in the Mideast sharply escalated in early January when the US killed a key figure in the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, General Qasem Soleimani, in an airstrike near Baghdad Airport, prompting retaliation from Tehran, who targeted US bases in Iraq.

    Londoners on Saturday gathered on for a "No war on Iran" rally to protest against the escalation of tensions in the Middle East. The demonstrators, holding placards, are set to proceed from Portland Place to Trafalgar Square.

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