Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF)
Latest US strike in Iraq kills senior commander of Kataib Hezbollah and two others

The strike provoked spontaneous protests against the US and intensified the demands of immediate withdrawal of all foreign troops. Iraqi resistance announced they will continue to attack US bases in the region

Three US soldiers killed and 34 others wounded in attack on the Syria-Jordan border

The responsibility for the attacks was claimed by militia in Iraq who have been targeting US bases across the region since October 7 for its military and diplomatic support for the Israeli war in Gaza

US and Israel face fresh attacks from Iraqi and Yemeni resistance over the war in Gaza

US bases in Iraq and Syria have been hit with over 150 attacks since October 7 in response to its military and political backing of Israel’s genocide in Gaza, prompting talks of their withdrawal

Blinken visits West Asia for a fourth time since October 7 and refuses to support a ceasefire

Antony Blinken is using his trip to the region to issue fresh threats to resistance forces that stand with Palestinians, while failing to offer any hope for immediate peace.

Iraq slams US attack on PMF headquarters as violation of sovereignty

The US attack which killed a senior PMF commander has revived the demands of complete withdrawal of all foreign troops from Iraq. Around 2,500 foreign troops continue to remain in the region despite opposition from the people

Hezbollah warns Israel of retaliation, calls out international community for inaction

Tensions continue to rise between Israel and Hezbollah following the Israeli strike on Tuesday in Beirut which killed senior Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri

Qassem Soleimani (L) and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis Lawsuit filed in Iraq against Trump, aides for assassination of Qassem Soleimani and Al-Muhandis

Soleimani and Muhandis were key figures in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. They were assassinated in a drone attack on January 3, 2020, ordered by former US President Donald Trump

Colombia holds key presidential primaries and legislative elections and other stories

Today we look at the results of Colombia’s primaries and legislative elections, a report on the crackdown on news media in Jammu and Kashmir, and more

US conducts yet another round of airstrikes on Syria, Iraq

The airstrike on Syria was the second since Joe Biden assumed office. According to Syrian Arab News Agency, one child and three adults were killed in the attack

Iraqi PM-designate announces cabinet despite intense opposition from Shia blocs

Adnan Al-Zurfi presented his proposed government to the Iraqi parliament which will debate and vote on its ratification. However, his nomination has been opposed by major Shia blocks, including the Fateh bloc and the Sairoon alliance