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I watched this documentary by @ramitanavai  again and it's even more devastating 2nd time, on Iran-backed Shia militias in Iraq, their kill lists and how they go after activists, journalists...basically picking off a new generation of potential leaders.

Iraq’s prime minister asked Iran's leaders to rein in Iran-backed militias in Iraq and in a strongly worded message to Tehran, suggested he would confront the factions, two Iraqi officials said.

India’s Pakistan-backed Sunni and Iran-backed Shia extremists find common ground, and tactical cooperation, in a pathological hatred for Israel, which overflows into violence towards Jews in general @abhinavpandya  Opinion

Iraq’s prime minister asked Iran's leaders to rein in Iran-backed militias in Iraq and in a strongly worded message to Tehran, suggested he would confront the factions, two Iraqi officials said Wednesday.

A bomb explosion on Tuesday targeted a checkpoint of the Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq's Babil province, a security source said.

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby calls on Iran-backed#Houthi  militia to stop its attacks on Saudi Arabia and work toward achieving a political solution to the Yemen crisis @PentagonPresSec 

▶️ Thousands of Muslim worshippers flocked to the tomb of the Prophet Hud in Yemen last week despite an escalation in fighting and coronavirus cases. 👉 Saudi Coalition Retaliates Against Iran-backed Houthi Forces in Yemen

'Former warlord Nabih Berri, ally of the Iran-backed Hizbollah that ultimately holds the whip hand in Lebanon, was echoing remarks by French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who said “Lebanon is the Titanic without the orchestra”.' @FinancialTimes 

Iran-backed militia groups have been accused of the recent rocket attacks targetting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq, though no group has claimed responsibility as of yet. Reporting by @sfrantzman  | #Iran  | #Iraq  | #Rockets  | #Kurdish 

#US Secretary of State @ABlinken  is urged by lawmakers to redesignate the Iran-backed Houthi militias as a terrorist organization

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Exclusive: The U.S. carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two U.S. officials told @Reuters . The strike comes after a series of recent rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq

BREAKING: President Joe Biden orders airstrike against Iran-backed militia in Syria following rocket attacks against US forces in Iraq, AP reports

The US has given the personal details of Iraqis working with the US military to the Iraqi military, which is infiltrated by Iran-backed militias opposed to the US. Lists of names are now circulating & Iraqis who work with the US fear for their lives.

"He has put the world on notice - there will be no Benghazis on his watch." @LindseyGrahamSC  praises @realDonaldTrump  for "decisive action" in Iraq after the US embassy was attacked by protesters upset over airstrikes targeting Iran-backed militia.

14. In 2019, America has been denied airspace and access to operations in Iraq to go after ISIS at the behest of Iran-backed groups. The US has also been told to stop communicating with Sunni tribes. These are important setbacks that have already weakened the US’ posture in Iraq

When an Iran-backed militia killed an American in Iraq last week, it met with a firm response. Now our embassy in Baghdad—sovereign U.S. territory—has been attacked in yet another reckless escalation. As the President notes, Iran must be held responsible.

The days of bowing and paying are over “Airstrike kills 5 members of Iran-backed militia, Iraq official says” Thank you @realDonaldTrump  #FreeIran2020 

MORE: Two of three vehicles making up an Iran-backed militia convoy were found burned north of Baghdad, as well as six burned corpses, an Iraqi army source said. The strikes critically wounded three and took place at 1:12 a.m. local time, he added

American forces conduct “precision defensive strikes” against five sites in Iraq and Syria, targeting Iran-backed Iraqi militia, the Defense Department says. The U.S. blames the militia for a rocket barrage that killed a U.S. defense contractor in Iraq.

Leader of ISIS = “Austere Religious ScholarIran-Backed Terrorists = “Iraqi Mourners” They really expect us to still trust these people?