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AUGUST 2020

New Iraqi Armed Group Targets U.S.-led Coalition Base, Helicopter (Videos)

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A new Iraqi armed group identifying itself as the al-Muhandis’ Revenge Brigade (MRB) announced on May 21 that its fighters had carried out two attacks on U.S. forces.

The group is named after Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the former Deputy-Commander of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU). Al-Muhandis was killed along with Iran’s Quds Force Commander Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani in a U.S. strike on the Baghdad International Airport last January.

In its first official statement, the group said its fighters carried out the following attacks:

  • On April 17, MRB fighters targeted a CH-47 Chinook helicopter of the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad’s southeastern outskirt with two man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADs), likely 9k32 strela-2s.

The attack was apparently a failure, as no hit can be seen in the video. Furthermore, no U.S. helicopter were reportedly shot down near the Iraqi capital on April 17.

  • On May 6, MRB fighters shelled the U.S.-led coalition’s Victory Base Complex in the Baghdad International Airport with four Katyusha rockets. Middle Eastern armed groups usually use the term “Katyusha” to refer to a variety of 107 mm rockets.

The attack was successful, with at least three of the rockets landing in the base. However, no casualties were reported.

The MRB concluded its statement by vowing to force U.S. troops to out of “the land of al-Husayn [Iraq], defeated and disappointed.”

Following the assassination of al-Muhandis and Soleimani, several new Shiite armed groups surfaced in Iraq. One of these groups, Usbat al-Tha’ireen (UT), has claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that killed three U.S.-led coalition service members.

Little is known about these new armed group, which are posing a growing threat to U.S. forces currently deployed in Iraq.

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  • SteLe

    Can someone analyze why the Strela attack failed? Chinooks should not be that hard of a target; Also it is pretty near to the shooter and in low altitude..
    Is the Strela capable of a successfull hit on a Chinook, or do the Chinooks now have some active protection system?
    Or simply not well trained shooters?

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Believe me a lot of these are staged Americunt “attacks” aimed at the continued occupation and rip off of Iraq. Why do think all of sudden alCIAda is back in full strength?

      • Black Waters

        Exactly, old CIA playbook.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          The dumbass Americunts must think that everyone is as big a fuckwit as their ignorant population, the FACT is that ISIS is their proxy tool that has undergone various branding changes and now acts as a counter to the Taliban. ISIS brand in Afghanistan was never even heard of before the Americunts and Saudi pimps started airlifting them from Syria. Just wait and see how ISIS with Turkeys blessings morphs in Libya too.

          • Jim Allen

            Taliban is a Western created “terrorist” organization same as
            al CIAeda, and ISIS.

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Taliban is a CIA and Paki ISI joint creation. Most of the Taliban are Paki Frontier Force soldiers and hardly any Afghan Pashtuns involved. The whole Taliban “leadership” lives in Islamabad and Peshawar.

          • Ashok Varma

            Taliban is Pakistan army, nothing more, nothing less.

    • LaRata

      Sun near the spot ….

    • Toni Liu

      The video is skechy as hell, they cut it into two frame, and the other got another cut when missile still on the way to the chopper, its really weird video.
      And thats strella look like the second to third gen one thats hard to fool just by sun, and syria kurds successfully use that against turks ah 1z attack chopper in syria so it really weird if this system fail to shotdown big target like that

    • SteLe

      Thanks for the answers.. I agree this is likely because it is staged, and they had no real intention to shoot them down.
      Either because:
      1. A warning to US, because a hit would be a MAJOR escalation, and give the US a big propaganda reason to surge troops for a war against resistance militias, which Iran is not NOT willing to do. They have instructed their connections in Iraq that they will wait until after US elections, to not give Trump a boost. Seems to check out.
      2. Staged by US forces. Possible, but point 1 seems most likely and matches with latest reports.

  • Satellitte

    the fat pig Mike Pompeo in action whit his joo friends

    • <>

      I wish those Shia terrorist scums would shoot on the IAF like they dare to do vs the U.S forces, see what happens to them next. Once we enter the war, you will cry like a bitch I promise you. Also, Netanyahu is facing his first day on trial, he won’t be here forever to save your asses.

      • Satellitte

        ahahah the little joo wish alot huh. summer 2006 your cry for help.I remember your merkava burning and become your oven

      • Ashok Varma

        Hezbollah not only shot at you but won, even according to the Zionist ex-army chief. For a chit of a troll you are really very stupid.

        • <>

          Oky Ashok, then I’m sure you won’t mind if we face each other again.

          • Ashok Varma

            Who is “WE”? you are just a chit of a attention seeking teenage troll living a mangy existence in some US basement and have huge homo-erotic war fantasies. You can not even be classified as a clown, as hasbara has sunk to a child gutter snipe like you.

          • <>

            I’ll just ignore the image you have in your head about me and ask you again, would you mind if we invaded Lebanon again? afterll, Hezbollah won so you have nothing to worry about.

          • Swift Laggard II

            why are you asking? barking dogs don’t bite. have you ever seen a General asking the enemy if he should invade? your level of rubb1sh is clownish

          • <>

            Nah you;re missing my point, he said we are scared to face Hezbollah, I’m saying we are not. It’s just that our political leadership is so corrupted here, that they forgot how to be real patriotic Israelis like me. In the end it’s not even a debate, no matter how many rockets they would shoot over here, just like Hamas they will still be destroyed.

          • AJ

            You were in Lebanon from 82-2000 & couldnt destroy Hezbollah, what makes you think another time will be any different.

          • <>

            Because this time, we need to target everyone in SL. I’ll write it very clearly – if another war starts, we MUST flatten villages and kill everyone south of the Litani, that is the only way to insure success. Again, target everyone, innocents or not. After half a million dead, let’s see who will cry for a ceasefire.

          • AJ

            Sounds like Nazi tactics to me – what you sow you also reap

          • <>

            It’s the only tactic, and we must do it.

          • Superfly

            lol, little kike with big mouth.

          • Ashok Varma

            Silly child, what do think Hezbollah, Iran, Hamas and hundreds of resistance groups wild do to your hovels? but then again, you are brat you lives in the US.

          • Bill Rood

            Thanks or exposing yourself as the genocidal criminal most of you colonial settlers have become.

          • <>

            No problem, that is my truth and I stand behind it.

          • Jim Allen

            Who’s crack pipe you smokin’ ?

          • <>

            I wish it wasn’t only by talking here, I wish we could prove to you in another war what it means to try us. Unfortunately it’s not up to me to decide, and as much as I WOULD LOVE to meet your terrorists on the battlefield, I can’t do anything as long as I don’t get an official order. Patience, it will come.

          • Jim Allen

            Careful what you wish for. Without US military protection Israel’s life expectancy is around 96 hours. Israel has created powerful enemies in it’s short history.

          • <>

            We’d take a chance, afterall, it’s our lives.

          • wwinsti

            Damn straight it’s your life. Too bad you’ve surrounded yourselves with innocents who, for all their bad luck, do not deserve the fate you’ve chosen for yourselves.

          • Jimmy Jim

            WE WILL GAS THE KIKES!

          • rightiswrong rightiswrong

            Hold me back, in case you have to fight men rather than children, lol.

          • Bill Rood

            Ah, yes. A true Israeli patriot, prepared to become the Zionist ideal of a “new Jewish man” capable of manual labor in Palestinian orange and olive groves unlike the old Jew who could only do intellectual tasks like banking. You will forego your current opportunity to “sell high” while your overlords stash their loot in the City. In 5 years you’ll be living in a tent while your former villa is given to Palestinians in compensation for home demolitions conducted over the past 75 years. Good luck to you in your new job.

          • rightiswrong rightiswrong

            So go ahead then Jewhadi. Who the fuck is holding you back, for so long!

          • Bill Rood

            ROFLMAO. The next war will be fought in the Galilee, not in Lebanon. Get out now while you can still sell your villa at a reasonable price. It will be worthless in 5 years.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          On the strategic level, in the next conflict Hezbollah is prepared that the cowardly IDF would attack with long-range precision weapons on its strategic centers of gravity (SCOG). To counter this, Hezbollah simply did away with them. In any future war with Israel, there would be no critical strategic asset to attack as Hezbollah is now decentralized and disbursed over half a million square kms from Lebanon to Iraq and can bring in unlimited resources from Iran.

          • Ashok Varma

            Yes sir, it is quite obvious that Zionist regime is still smarting over its defeat.

        • cechas vodobenikov

          this is obvious—even the Israelis admit they were humiliated; since then Hizbollah has become far more capable….the truth is that Chu chu Zion is fake news

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Read the Zionist cunts own 2006 War Inquiry report and they acknowledge that Hezbollah kicked their cowardly worthless filthy arse.

            We were caught unprepared : the 2006 Hezbollah-Israeli War / Israeli Inquiry into debacle.

            In 2006, Hezbollah demonstrated that well trained and determined asymmetrical forces around the world are capable of learning from, adapting to, and exploiting weaknesses in conventional military forces. Hezbollah took on the most modern Israeli military armed with billions of western weaponry and fought them to a humiliating defeat and ended the conflict on its terms and firing rockets unabated till the ceasefire, inflicting losses that Israel simply could sustain despite massive US arms deliveries during the intense conflict. In the words of Chief of the IDF General Staff, Lieutenant-General Dan Halutz:

            Evidently Hezbollah had never heard that an Arab soldier is supposed to run away after a short engagement with the Israelis. The IDF was unprepared to face a well trained and motivated enemy like Hezbollah.

            Winograd Committee Interim Report, (Hebrew edition).

          • Jimmy Jim

            GAS THE KIKES & SAVE THE PLANET!

        • Zionism = EVIL

          20 years on, Israel’s Lebanon defeat inspires new Hezbollah recruits.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        PUNK Jew cunt LOL

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Israel failed on the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. Israel did not succeed in generating decapitation, paralysis, blindness, or any other effect that substantially harms the will or functioning of the organization’s command and control echelon. Nor did it succeed in suppressing the operational effectiveness of Hizbollah’s combat groups and light surface-to-surface rocket formations. At the end of the day, Israel did not upset the equilibrium of Hizbollah’s system and did not create a sense of helplessness and distress, nor did it push the organization towards cognitive-strategic collapse and a drive to end the war immediately on Israel’s terms.

        Winograd Committee Interim Report, (Hebrew edition).

      • Bill Rood

        IDF/IAF do not dare attack any well armed neighbors. They hold their own only against unarmed Palestinians. If you sell your settler villa now, you can use your retained wealth to live like a prince in Europe. If you wait five years, you’ll have to give it away, because Deagel predicts the Israeli settler colonial population to decline from 8.3 million to less than 4 million and GDP decline from $348 billion to less than $70 billion: http://www.deagel.com/country/forecast.aspx?pag=3&sort=GDP&ord=DESC

    • Zionism = EVIL

      The Americunts have invaded Iraq on totally false premise on their cowardly Zionist masters orders, killed millions, looted Iraqi oil and expect the Iraqi people to shower them with flowers, the dumbass morons are instead uniting all Iraqis and people in the region into a united resistance from Tehran to Palestine.

      • James Adams

        Why don’t you go and live in Iraq instead of living in the cosy west? P.s. You always seem to post but not respond to people challenging your idea. Bit of a coward here. Like your terrorist friends.

        • rightiswrong rightiswrong

          Go join up with your Jewhadi buddies then.

        • Zionism = EVIL

          The problem with you dumbass uneducated IGNORANT CUNTS is that you motherfuckers can’t stand the TRUTH or FACTS, look here arsehole, the Americunt lardass losers invaded Iraq on their Jew cunt masters WMD fake premise, killed a MILLION Iraqi women and children, 500,000 infants by sanctions alone as the ugly bald Jew bitch Madeleine Albright openly boasted, so turd face what do you think the Iraqis or anyone should do? on top of that deadbeat Americunt losers are stealing Iraq blind for their Jew parasites. It is no wonder that all the resistance forces are uniting to kill the Americunt arseholes and they should. Now suck on that you ignorant TWAT, my truthful posts get to you dumbasses and that is indeed a badge of honor :)

        • Ashok Varma

          It is a bit disingenuous to think that after invading Iraq on sheer lies and killing millions, the US expected a hospitable welcome, talk about being delusional and full of hubris.

      • Kim Jong-un

        100% accurate in your statement.

    • James Adams

      Why don’t you live in Iraq if you think your so cool.

      • Satellitte

        perfect comment of a good goyim go lick a kike rabbi ahahah

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Dumbass cunt, why don’t you die of the Pimpeovirus instead :)

        • James Adams

          TRUMP 2020 baby !!! You still haven’t answered if you live in Iraq since you hate the west so much?

      • Ashok Varma

        Iraq was cool and prosperous before the US and a coalition of 50 cowardly hyenas destroyed it.

        • James Adams

          Saddam invaded 2 countries and killed hundreds of thousands of his own people in a genocide. What are you talking about?

  • cechas vodobenikov

    the amerikan cowards overspend on their incompetent military and accelerate the demise of their culturally and artistically impoverished empire—even the primitive viking hordes produced more artistic wealth than the amerikans

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    “The attack was apparently a failure, as no hit can be seen in the video. Furthermore, no U.S. helicopter were reportedly shot down near the Iraqi capital on April 17.”

    Possibly a case here of a developing story.

  • verner

    as long as these ‘new’ groups are formed and supplied with guns, missiles etc it is another obstacle to the yankeetwats who soon will be inundated with foes that has one common goal – to kick the yankeetwats all the way back stateside and send the jews illegally occupying palestine to kingdom come. for each new group formed the yankeetwats will have to spend more for the defense of their untenable hold in the middle east and the more they spend the quicker the next bankruptcy will arrive.

    but the quickest way to end the terrorism by the yankeetwats and the jews in the middle est and elsewhere is that the american people, deluded, obese and undereducated as they are, take matters into their own hands and start using the lampposts on pennsylvania avenue to hang criminals like trump, pompeo, abrams, kushner and the entire criminally corrupt senate.

    • Bill Rood

      Nor will we forget Obama, Rice, Mueller, Comey. Reverse all SCOTUS decisions enthroning corporations and allowing plutocratic control.