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About our Kataib Hezbollah news

Latest news on Kataib Hezbollah, offering in-depth analysis of recent events, strategic developments, and the group's influence in regional geopolitics. As an influential paramilitary group in Iraq, Kataib Hezbollah has been a significant player in Middle Eastern conflicts since its inception following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

Founded as a coalition of pro-Iranian factions, Kataib Hezbollah has been involved in various regional conflicts, including the Iraq War and the Syrian civil war. The group, known for its radical Shiite ideology, operates under the guidance of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Force. It has gained notoriety for its attacks against U.S. and coalition forces and is designated as a terrorist organisation by multiple countries. The leadership of the group has seen changes over the years, especially following the U.S. drone strike in 2020 that killed its leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.

Currently, Kataib Hezbollah is a part of the Popular Mobilisation Forces in Iraq, holding significant influence within this official security force. Despite this, the group often acts independently of the Iraqi government's command, reflecting its complex relationship with state authorities. Recently, Kataib Hezbollah has been implicated in an attack on U.S. troops, leading to retaliatory airstrikes by the U.S. in Iraq. This development underscores the group's ongoing role in regional tensions and its alignment with Iran's interests in the Middle East.

Our NewsNow feed for Kataib Hezbollah is your go-to source for the latest updates, strategic analyses, and comprehensive coverage of the group's activities and impacts in the region. From detailed reports on military engagements to insights into its political manoeuvres, stay informed about Kataib Hezbollah's evolving role in Middle Eastern geopolitics.

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