Five Iraqi nationals and four other nationals were also during Soleimani’s assassination, including the deputy chairman of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) and commander of the backed Kata’ib Hezbollah militia, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. The incident took place during the 2019–2022 Persian Gulf crisis. A professor is someone who instructs students in a wide variety of academic and vocational subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books. They work in public and private colleges and universities, professional schools, junior or community colleges, and career and vocational schools.