An Iraqi tribal elder on Saturday accused an Iran-affiliated militia of expelling civilians from a Sunni-majority village in western Iraq. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Sheikh Jabbar al-Hamoud said Shia fighters from the Iraqi Hezbollah faction had raided Makr al-Deeb village in western Iraq and forced villagers out to the desert. He, however, failed to cite a reason for the attack. Anadolu Agency could not reach members of the Hezbollah faction for comment. Read: Iraqi militia ‘will fight wherever Iran’s Khamenei wants’ The Iraqi Hezbollah faction is a member of the Shia Hashd al-Shaabi fighting force that was incorporated into the Iraqi army last year with the aim of fighting the Daesh terrorist group. The Hashd al-Shaabi has faced accusations in […]
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