Dec 26 2020

Iraq: Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq commander released!

After a rocket attack by resistance forces on the Green Zone of Baghdad, one of the commanders of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq was arrested by order of the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi. This caused the special forces of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq to be poured in different parts of Baghdad last night in response to this action. But finally, with a 48-hour ultimatum to the Iraqi Prime Minister and mediation by the Iraqi parties, Qasim al-Araji was released and tensions eased. Iraq: Rising tensions in Baghdad FORUM