The so-called ‘Islamic Resistance in Iraq,’ a grouping of newly created militias and front groups of Iran, celebrated one year of operations against U.S.-led forces.
Four newly-formed front groups for Iran have claimed several recent attacks across Iraq. American officials have attempted to downplay the events.
This is the first time that the Zulfiiqar Forces, a group that formed in June 2020, has claimed a physical attack on US personnel.
A newly formed and likely front group belonging to the Islamic Resistance in Iraq claims responsibility for recent attacks in the country
People of the Cave, a newly formed outfit, has claimed various bombings on American supply convoys across Iraq. However, it is unclear how many of these claims are accurate.
The Iranian proxy group League of the Revolutionaries has reemerged to claim further rocket barrages on US bases in Iraq.
Several groups have recently emerged inside Iraq that have claimed strikes against US troops. However, they all appear to be part of a calculated propaganda campaign propagated by Iran and its allies against the United States inside Iraq.
Since its founding in 2013, the Iranian-led Afghan Shia militia has been at the forefront of most major battles in the defense of the Assad regime.