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PMU HAVE PUBLISHED FOOTAGE SHOWING A TANK TRYING TO STOP AN SVBIED

The video, captured by a drone, shows fighters trying to stop the terrorist vehicle with gunfire and then a tank tries to point its gun at the target. 92 more words

ISIS

After Sectarianism

FANAR HADDAD — Iraqi sectarian and political identities have changed fundamentally since 2014.  2,812 more words

Interview

ISIS ESTABLISHES SECRET TRAINING CAMP IN KIRKUK PROVINCE

Despite the province being entirely under Iraqi Army control, runaway ISIS members have created a secret training camp

On October 4, ISIS was officially driven out of Hawija city following a large-scale offensive by the Iraqi Army and Popular Mobilization Units which effectively eliminated a year-long Islamic State pocket in the Kirkuk region. 57 more words

ISIS

The Secret of Iraq’s Renaissance? The Multi-Confessional PMU Militias Backed by Iran

On a sandstorm-swept morning in Baghdad earlier last week, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the legendary deputy leader of Hashd al-Shaabi, a.k.a. People Mobilization Units (PMUs) and the actual mastermind of numerous ground battles against ISIS/Daesh, met a small number of independent foreign journalists and analysts. 1,984 more words

Opinion

IRAQI MILITARY ALLOWED SAA AND ALLIES TO ATTACK ALBUKAMAL FROM IRAQ

The Iraqi military allowed the Syrian military and their allies, including PMU (Popular Mobilization Units), to attack the Islamic State’s positions inside the border-city of Albukamal on Wednesday. 59 more words

Syria

US WITHDRAWS ITS TROOPS FROM MAKHMUR TO ERBIL

The US troops stationed in Makhmur have also retreated after Popular Mobilization Units took the control over the town from Peshmerga forces. 78 more words

Middle East

Reports: Hashd al-Shaabi and Iraq forces enter Sinjar

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

After the rapid conquest of Kirkuk on October 16th there are reports that the Iraqi Security Forces and particularly the Hashd al-Shaabi or Shia militias, have entered Sinjar and areas south of Sinjar mountain (Shingal). 394 more words