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Iraq, bomb attack on al-Khadimi. Eyes on pro-Iran militias

Attack on al-Khadimi in Iraq. Eyes on pro-Iran militias Orthodox Shiites, close to Tehran, are trying to fuel a sectarian conflict with the Sunnis. Al-Sadr himself is an obstacle to a friendly premier

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Khadimi survived a drone attack that hit his home with a missile. The prime minister was inside but was only slightly injured. Formally the attack was blamed on the Islamic State, but it is feared that pro-Iran militias are behind it. This, particularly after Asa’ib’s leader Ahl al-Haq publicly threatened him. The attack on Khadimi confirms the words of Imam Moqtada al-Sadr, who had raised the alarm about the dangers of the possible escalation of the sectarian war in Diyiala. He himself is in the crosshairs of the toughest wing of the Shiites, linked to Tehran and led by Nouri al-Maliki, who increases the pressure every day so that the office of premier of the new government is entrusted to a figure close to the Islamic Republic. Likewise, al-Khadimi is considered too close to the US and Inherent Resolve. Therefore, he must be eliminated.

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