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Tag: Asaib al Haq

Newly released interrogation files demonstrate Iran’s long game in Iraq

A newly released interrogation report shows that Qayis al-Khazali identified Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and Abu Mustafa al-Sheibani as the two…

US officials ‘strongly suspect’ Iranian-backed militia of kidnapping 3 Americans in Baghdad

The League of the Righteous, which has threatened Americans in Iraq and also carried out several kidnappings, is the prime…

Al Nusrah Front fights Iraqi militia in Aleppo

Iranian-backed Shia militias are fighting for Assad in Aleppo as regime forces, backed by Hezbollah and Russian airstrikes, try to…

Iraqi Shiite militia commander threatens to attack US

Akram Abbas al Kabi, a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and the leader of the Harakat Nujaba, said his group and…

US support for Iranian-backed Shiite militias ‘should not alarm us,’ General Allen says

US officials and generals continue to downplay the involvement of Iranian-backed Shiite militias in offensives in Iraq, and their dominance…

Iranian-backed Shiite militias still operating in Tikrit

Several Iranian-backed Shiite militia groups continue to operate in Tikrit, despite claims by US government officials that most of these…

US begins airstrikes against Islamic State in Tikrit, supports Shiite militias

The US has reversed its decision to avoid assisting Iranian-backed Shiite militias and is now providing direct air support in…

Iranian-backed militias rampaged in central Iraq after freeing town: HRW

A Human Rights Watch report says that the militias looted, burned thousands of buildings, and abducted at least 11 people…