Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi rules out dismantling of Hashd al-Sha’abi

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (photo by AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has categorically ruled out the dismantling of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), commonly known as Hashd al-Sha’abi. Abadi said on Saturday that the PMU operated under the supervision of the Iraqi government and religious leadership and was recognized by the state, making […]

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US, Saudis feeding intelligence to Daesh in Mosul: Hashd al-Shaabi commander

The second-in-command of the Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes. Saudi Arabia is the “mother of all terrorism,” says the second-in-command of the Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes. Mohandes made the remarks during an interview with the al-Alam television network on Saturday. He stressed that both the Daesh and al-Qaeda terrorist groups […]

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Hashd al-Shaabi fighters launch operation against Takfiri Daesh terrorists west of Mosul

Volunteer fighters from Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilization Units, have begun an offensive to take back Mosul from Daesh terrorists. Ahmad al-Assadi, a spokesman for the forces, said Saturday the operation aims to cut supplies between Mosul and Raqqah in Syria and tighten the siege against Daesh and liberate the town of Tal Afar. […]

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