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Author: Bill Roggio & Amir Toumaj

Iraq’s PMF is IRGC’s “next step,” senior Qods Force commander says

The establishment of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) is an extension of Iran's plan to…

Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces close in on Tal Afar

The Popular Mobilization Forces continues to flex its military muscles in Iraq. The PMF has…

The siege of Mosul begins

The anti-Islamic State coalition, which includes Kurdish, Sunni, and Shiite militias, has begun the operation…

Iraq’s prime minister establishes Popular Mobilization Forces as a permanent ‘independent military formation’

The Iraqi Prime Minister's order will establish Iraq's own IRGC, institutionalizing Tehran's influence in the…

Qods Force general vows to fight in Iraq and Syria until the last jihadist is killed

A senior advisor to the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps - Qods Force…

Iran shuts down news site after reporting Taliban emir held talks with officials

The discussions reportedly centered around the Taliban's commitment to preventing the Islamic State from expanding,…

Qods Force commander an official advisor to government, Iraq’s foreign minister says

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jafari defended Qassem Soleimani's role in bolstering sectarian militias that have often…

Iranian-backed Iraqi militias signal readiness to enter Fallujah

Senior Iraqi Shia militia leader Abu Mahdi al Muhandis told a reporter that the second…