Mustafa Kadhimi

Can Kadhimi save Iraq from Iran-backed militias before the snap election?

Iraq faces multiple deep challenges right now. Even without the COVID-19 crisis, the country was on the brink of economic collapse and political turmoil.

By HAKEEM DAWD QARADAGHI
30/08/2020

As Iraqi prime minister preps DC trip, Iran’s militias fire rockets daily

The militias are often part of the official paramilitary forces called Popular Mobilization Units. Some have direct links to the Iranian IRGC.

A protester holds a placard with U.S. President Donald Trump illustration burning outside the U.S. E

Rockets land near Baghdad airport after week of anti-US attacks

The incident caused no casualties, the military said.

By REUTERS
14/08/2020
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi as t

Iran’s maximum pressure on Iraq to remove US forces

The Ayatollah stressed that while Iran does not interfere in Iraq, it is the “corrupt” Americans who are interfering there and who only sow destruction in the region.

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