FORUM

May 22 2020

Iraq: Announcing the Formation of a New Group, Thar al-Muhandis

This group is the fifth resistance group which in recent months have declared its opposition against United States. Asbat al-Thaerin, Ashab al-Kahf , Saraya Thorat al-Ashrin al-Thaniyah and Qabdhat al-Huda have been stated their resistance before this group. The group’s name, “Thar al-Muhandis”, refers to the blood of the martyr Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the former commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU). In this statement two operations have been clarified. First, striking Camp Victory air base with 4 Katyusha rockets in 6th of May and second launching and destroying an American combat Chinook in 17 April this year by …