The crisscrossing agendas facing Iraq — pressured by the U.S. and Iran while trying to set up a functioning government in Baghdad and preventing a revival of the Islamist terrorism that nearly broke the country apart — were on stark display[...]
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), or Hashid al-Shaabi, an umbrella grouping of mostly Iran-backed Shi’i militias in Iraq, on Sunday vowed that the Shi’i paramilitary would not remain silent about the alleged targeting of[...]
Islamic State (ISIS) militants launched at least two suicide attacks on a brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, in Samarra, Saladin province, late on Thursday, killing at least 11, according to security officials. “A suicide[...]
The Islamic State (ISIS) renewed its threats against Iraqi forces in a video published on Monday - the same day it attacked a militia in the city of Samarra, north of Baghdad
The Popular Mobilization Forces “PMF” (al-Hashd al-Shaabi) announced, on Monday, apprehending two Leaders of the Islamic State terrorist group in Kirkuk Province...