Monday, November 01, 2021 – 02:00
BAGHDAD – d . Hamid Abdullah :
Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq carried out an attempt to assassinate Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi with a missile launch.
Security sources said that more than four missiles fell in the Mansour district, which is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods And paper in the Iraqi capital, indicating that the missiles were targeting the building of the Iraqi intelligence service, which remained Al-Kazemi His president even during his tenure as prime minister.
She said that what was rumored about missiles targeting the Green Zone, and the US Embassy in particular, is untrue, because those The missiles landed in areas far from the Green Zone, and that one of them exploded near the Red Crescent Hospital, which It is only hundreds of meters from the Iraqi intelligence building.
And she indicated that intelligence information was available to those militias, according to which Al-Kazemi was at the moment the missiles were launched A working visit to the intelligence service and that the missile salvo was a failed assassination attempt on the Iraqi prime minister.
A spokesman for the Iran-backed Hezbollah Brigades had called for Al-Kazemi to be tried.
Abu Ali Al-Askari said that Al-Kazemi should be referred to trial, in an explicit reference to his accusation of complicity With the Americans in the assassination of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis near Baghdad Airport by a drone, and the militias fear Shiites are of two things:
The first is to dry up its sources of financing by removing its control over some important joints in the state.
The second is the dissolution of the Popular Mobilization Forces, in which most of the armed factions are involved.
A member of the Iran-backed Al-Fateh Alliance, Hussein Al-Yasari, said that there are fears of targeting and dissolving the popular crowd .
He added that the upcoming parliament and government may work to obtain a legislative decision from Parliament to integrate the popular crowd With government forces, this is what we warn of.
He indicated that such attempts were made during the past few years, and if those parties succeeded in their endeavors The factions have a word they will say at the appropriate time.