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Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...
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Sadr Calls for Clemency to Iraqi Inmates

BAS News - 2019-05-06 10:45
ERBIL — Iraqi powerful cleric and the leader of Sairoon parliamentary bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has urged the government to grant certain inmates a pardon on the eve of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan. Sadr, whose political faction won the largest number of ...

Outraged Shi’ite Militia Blocks Khanaqin-Baghdad Road

BAS News - 2019-05-04 12:47
ERBIL — An Iraqi Shi’ite militia, outraged by Hashd al-Shaabi, has unilaterally blocked a main road connecting Khanaqin and Baghdad, local officials confirmed. Earlier this month, Hashd al-Shaabi headquarters ordered the closure of its 24th brigade near ...

Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Deployed to Iran Kill Two Kurds

BAS News - 2019-05-01 14:20
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have reportedly killed two Kurdish men in northwest Iran, where they are stationed since last week. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on 23rd April that around 60 militiamen of Hashd al-Shaabi ...

Sadr Criticizes New Iraqi Government

BAS News - 2019-04-25 22:31
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, head of Sa'eroun alliance, has strongly criticized the new government which is yet to be concluded after several months, considering the new cabinet "corrupted". Sadr said in an online statement on his Twitte ...

Iraq Sinking in Corruption: Sadr

BAS News - 2019-04-21 10:30
ERBIL — The leader of Sairoon political and parliamentary faction of Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr, has warned of deteriorating situation in Iraq’s government institutions with high rate of corruption. “Iraq is now sinking in corruption, sectarianism and politic ...

Sadr Slams Persisting “Baathist Method” in Iraq’s State Institutions

BAS News - 2019-04-18 16:07
ERBIL — Influential Iraqi Shi’ite cleric and the leader of Sairoon parliamentary bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has fiercely criticized corruption and “Baathist method” in the state institutions across Iraq. Sadr wrote on Twitter that bribery in state institutio ...

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

Gulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51

Ex-Iraqi premier calls for disbanding Hashd al-Shaabi

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has called for disbanding the Hashd al-Shaabi, a largely Shia paramilitary force that provides support for government troops. “The mission of the Hashd al-Shaabi has ended after victory against the Daesh ...

It Is Time to Dissolve Hashd al-Shaabi: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-14 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi prominent Shi’ite politician and the president of Iraqi National Alliance, Ayad Allawi, has suggested that the time to dissolve the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has came. Speaking on Radio Sawa, Allawi argued that Hashd al-Shaabi was ...

Kurdish Security Chief, IICO Review Humanitarian Aid to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-14 13:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Sunday a delegation from the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) to discuss the humanitarian aid to the IDPs and refugees sheltered in the Kurdistan Re ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Strongly Rejects US' Designation of IRGC as Terrorist Organization

BAS News - 2019-04-13 20:17
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq has strongly rejected the US' decision of designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a "terrorist organization". The Shi'ite militias reiterated their backing to the people of Iran and the I ...

Clash between ISIS and Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:28
4 Hashd al-Shaabi members were wounded in a clash with ISIS in Khanaqin, southern Kurdistan. ...

IS Ambushes Hashd al-Shaabi in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-04-13 11:56
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) ambushed overnight on Friday the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin. Talking to BasNews, Abu Montarz, a Hashd al-Shaabi commander, confirmed that the militants ra ...

Roadside Bomb Wounds Three Hashd al-Shaabi Militiamen in Babil

BAS News - 2019-04-10 23:48
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Wednesday targeted the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias in the Iraqi city of Babil, resulting in the wounding of three militiamen. The incident took place in the district of al-Sakhar, northern Babil, where a roadside bomb ...

US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...

Iran Accuses US of Hampering Aid to Flood-affected Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Iran has accused the US of hindering the humanitarian assistance to the flood-affected areas in the country, state media reported on Wednesday. The accusations were made by President Hassan Rouhani as the death toll of victims of flash floods is ...

Non-Military Means Needed Now to Eradicate IS: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-03 11:38
ERBIL — Iraqi politician and the leader of al-Wataniya Alliance, Ayad Allawi, said on Wednesday that the elimination of Islamic State (IS) now requires non-military means and strategies. The prominent politician made the remark with reference to the rece ...

US Lost in Iraq: Shi’ite Militia Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-17 09:17
ERBIL — An Iraqi Shi’ite militia leader has claimed that the results of last parliamentary election proved US failure in Iraq. Mahmoud Rubai’i, a spokesperson for Asaib Ahl al-Haq, a pro-Iran militia group operating under the umbrella of Hashd al-Shaabi, ...