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Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units Formed Their Own “Air Force Directorate”

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UPDATE [6.09.2019]: The PMU denied  the it had formed the Air Force Directorate.

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The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have formed an Air Force Directorate, in what appears to be a response to the recent airstrikes on Iraq.

A document leaked on September 5 revealed that the PMU had appointed Salah Mahdi Hantoush as a commander for the newly-formed Air Force Directorate, whose tasks are yet to be revealed.

Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units Formed Their Own “Air Force Directorate”

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“Mr. Salah Mahdi Hantoush is appointed as Acting Director of the [Air Force] Directorate,” the document, which was signed by the PMU’s deputy leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, reads.

In the last few months, several mysterious airstrikes targeted positions and personnel of the PMU throughout Iraq. In the most recent attack, a PMU commander was assassinated in a drone strike near the al-Qa’im crossing on the border with Syria.

Last month, the PMU held Israel and U.S. forces in Iraq responsible for any future attack on its bases or personnel and vowed to respond.

The formation of the Air Force Directorate appears to be the PMU’s first response to these airstrikes. The group may work in the upcoming few months to obtain air-defense systems from its allies, mainly Iran.

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  • Zionism = EVIL

    Iran is transferring AD systems to Syria, Iraq and Hezbollah and the stinking filthy Zionists and dumbass Americunts have been put on notice that if they fuck with any Iranian allies they will pay a heavy price.

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    • Tiresia Branding

      two or tree ballistic missiles on the Israeli base in Kurdistan region could be a definitive and low cost solution

      • Zionism = EVIL

        That time is coming. Even the Iraqi puppet government is getting fed up with the treacherous Kurd turds who are now working for Zionists and Saudis. All the drones that attacked the PMU came from al-Hakasah and Arbil. The Zionist rats have the largest presence in Arbil and the hotels they are staying in as “businessmen” must be leveled.

        • klove and light

          spot on

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Another interesting and very welcome development that the Jew media is trying to conceal like their “wolf” APC disaster is growing military cooperation between Russia and Iran. Al-Monitor and Asia Times both has fairly objective reporting on that.

            Russia and Iran’s growing cooperation hints at a new Middle East

            Zarif told Al-Monitor. “This is a solid basis for further cooperation
            between Russia and Iran in all fields, There might be some disagreements between our views and those of Russia when we come to specifics but what matters is the very orientation towards cooperation.”

            Iran-Russia relations have reached an unprecedented peak, fueled by
            military cooperation in Syria, a shared vision of the global order, and
            mutual criticism of Western policy in the Middle East. Russia was also instrumental is reining in Iran and Hezbollah from delivering far worse retaliation to Israel after repeated Israeli provocations. Russia warmed Tel Aviv that its actions are imperiling its own survival in the powder key region.

          • RichardD

            How much of this dod you plagiarize? It seems a little above your literary skills.

          • Joaquin

            What do you belive the russian base its relations with the Israelis on? Do you belive this “good faith” from Russia towards the resistance can be trusted?

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Time will tell. The real Russians hate the Jews historically as they suffered from Jew evil and anti-Orthodox propaganda, Russia has had over 100 pograms since Czarist era to get rid of the Jew parasites.

          • dutchnational

            I have reported you for hate speech and then blocked. I do not want to see your hate speech anymore.

          • Tiresia Branding

            delicate pussy, do you forgot your ancestors were pirates and slaughterers!? Said that you’re not obliged to read, Haaretz should be a more comfortable site for you

          • dutchnational

            Ok you are blocked too. Bye.

        • Hanny Benny

          yeah..!!
          FOR AN ENDLESS WAR!!!
          FOR THE HOLY EMPIRE!!!! (which ever)

          LET US DO IT
          (sarkasm end ;)
          shittyworld!!!!

        • Xoli Xoli

          Pinpoint accuracy and obvious truth.

      • dutchnational

        Both Israel and US might come to accept your proposal. It would be fitting.

    • christianblood

      Well-said. It is about time!

    • Real Anti-Racist Action

      This is all really great news, and I hope you are right. This has been what is needed for years now.
      Any particular Russian news site link I can read about this fiber optic system?

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Google Russia creating integrated air defence systems in Syria and also same for Iran. They are also working on inter-operable systems with better IFF (indentification friend of foe).

  • verner

    the snarky troll from tel aviv is at it again – disinformation and information only available to the israelis!

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    The first thing all PMU need to do is get Russia’s Kaspersky anti-malware installed on all their phones, PC’s, laptops and other electronic devices. I am sure half of their phones are rooted and hacked already by Israel and Mi6.
    #2 They also need electronic warfare and counter measures from Iran. These do not even need missiles or weapons to help out.
    #3 They also need some anti-air defenses.

  • dutchnational

    The PMU does not exist. There are several PMU’s. Some are Iranian proxies and fully under their control. Some are really local, like the Sadr PMU. Iraqi government should not accept a PMU to be under Irani control. It can only create a civil war at some point.