In accordance with the data of Yediot Ahronot newspaper, it was talked about that the Israeli Public Broadcasting Group (KAN) and Kanal 9 had been located in the midst of the attacked web sites, along with the Airports Authority affiliated to the Ministry of Transport.

It was talked about that the Airports Authority was out of service at 21.00 native time due to the assault. It was mentioned that the working strategies of the institution weren’t attacked.

It was argued that the assault was carried out by an Iranian supporter Iraqi Shiite group calling themselves “ALtahrea Group”.

It was reported that the raid was carried out in retaliation for the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, the Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Army Quds Drive.

On January 3, 2020, the USA carried out an airstrike on the auto convoy of Quds Drive Commander Soleimani and Deputy Hashd al-Shaabi Chief Abu Mahdi al-Engineer at Baghdad Airport with the SİHA, named MQ-9.