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The Houthi Ansarullah Movement’s political office has condemned the US air raid on the Popular Mobilization Units’ positions, stressing Iraq’s right to respond to and unite against what threatens their security, sovereignty, and independence.
Iraqi protesters, outraged by Washington’s recent airstrikes against the positions of Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), have set fire to parts of the United States’ embassy in the Green Zone of Baghdad.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has condemned the US airstrike on bases of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Iraq, saying the Iraqis reserve the right to take revenge for the “criminal act” by the “American terrorists”.
Various Iraqi political groups and officials have condemned the United States’ violation of their country’s sovereignty.
A base in northern Iraq housing American troops has reportedly been struck by several rockets.
Director of the Joint Operations Office of Hashd al-Shaabi (aka the Popular Mobilization Units or PMU) has given the details of a US airstrike on its bases in western Iraq.
The United States military has carried out strikes in Iraq and Syria against Popular Mobilization Units (PMU). The air strikes allegedly carried out by drones targeted the Kataib Hezbollah forces, who are part of the Hashd al-Shaabi, in their headquarters near the western al-Qa'im district on the border with Syria.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will submit his resignation to the country's parliament following a day of intense bloodshed and in response to a call for a change of leadership by the country’s top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari says a “third party” is behind shooting at the Iraqi demonstrators, as the smoke canisters used to kill the protesters are not of the type imported by the Baghdad government.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has called on Iranians not to travel to Iraq until further notice.