Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia, issued a statement last week calling for terrorist attacks to be launched against Saudi Arabia.
Who are Kata’ib Hezbollah?
Abu Fadak ‘the uncle’ al-Mohammadawi, the leader of the PMU umbrella group of militias, as a young man. (Supplied)
Ties with Iran
“The establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran is an essential stage in preparing for the state of divine justice” that al-Mahdi would bring about once he reappears, Kata’ib Hezbollah says on its website.
Video shows Iranian-backed Hezbollah Brigades members clashing with Iraqi anti-terror forces after they were refused entry at a checkpoint during the funeral procession of Iranian commander Qassem #Soleimani and Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes.https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/01/04/Thousands-of-Iraqis-join-Baghdad-funeral-procession-for-slain-commanders-.html …
Video: The end of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani came in the early hours of Friday after his convoy was struck by US airstrikes shortly after leaving Baghdad International Airport.
Here’s an illustrated timeline of how #Soleimani’s death unfolded:https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2020/01/04/Timeline-How-the-killing-of-Iran-s-Qassem-Soleimani-by-US-strikes-unfolded.html …