Popular Mobilization Units (PMU)
The latest news and views about the Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), People’s Mobilization Committee (PMC), al-Ḥashd ash-Shaʿbī and Hashd al-Shaabi.
Iran to Use Military Option to Avenge US Killing of Gen. Soleimani
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations says the United States’ recent assassination of the Islamic Republic's senior commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani is tantamount to waging a war on the Iranian nation.
Thousands in Iraq Attend General Soleimani’s Funeral
A massive mourning procession is being held in Iraq for two top military figures assassinated in a US strike in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Iran’s SNSC Slams Strike on Soleimani as US’ Biggest Strategic Mistake in Middle East
Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has denounced the assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani as the biggest strategic mistake that Washington has made in West Asia.
Ayatollah Khamenei Appoints Gen. Qa’ani as New Quds Force Chief
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed a new commander to replace Major General Qassem Soleimani who was assassinated in a US airstrike in Baghdad in the early hours of Friday.
Iran, Other Regional Nations to Avenge Gen. Soleimani’s Death: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation and other freedom-seeking nations of the region will take revenge against the US for assassinating IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.
Iran’s Security Council to Hold Emergency Meeting on Soleimani’s Assassination
The Supreme National Security Council of Iran will hold an emergency meeting in coming hours to discuss the US’ criminal assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.
Commander of IRGC’s Quds Force Killed in US Attack in Iraq
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has confirmed that commander of its Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani has been killed in a U-S attack in Iraq.
Iran Summons Swiss Envoy over US Accusations
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the charge d'affaires of Switzerland, which represents Washington’s interests in Iran, over the US officials’ recent stances on Iraq developments.
Iraq’s PMU Urges Protesters to Leave US Embassy Compound
The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known in Iraq as Hashd al-Sha’abi, has called upon Iraqi protesters to leave the US embassy compound and Green Zone out of respect for the Iraqi government’s decision.
US Accusations Aimed at Deflecting Public Attention: Iran
A senior Iranian diplomat says Washington’s levelling accusations against Iran is aimed at deflecting public attention from the Iraqi nation’s outrage against the recent deadly US attacks in the country.
Iran Leader Condemns US Attack on Iraq’s PMU
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced the US’ recent airstrikes against Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known as Hashd al-Sha’abi.
US Attacks on PMU Positions in Iraq Draw Strong Reactions
Various Iraqi political groups and officials have condemned the United States’ violation of their country’s sovereignty.
US Attacks PMU Bases in Iraq near Syria Border
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.