November 3, 2017

KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:

Iraqi Shi'ite militia says will fight IS in Syria border town (Reuters, 11/04/17) 

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia fighting Islamic State in Iraq near the border with Syria will also take on the jihadist group in the Syria border town of Albu Kamal, the militia's spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday.

Jaafar Hussaini, the spokesman for the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah militia, one of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) fighting alongside the Iraqi army against Islamic State, was speaking to Lebanese television channel al-Mayadin.

Posted by at November 3, 2017 5:41 PM

  

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