09 Jul '18, 4pm

Iraqi Shia militia 'willing to send fighters to Yemen'

The leader of Kata’ib Sayyid al Shuhada (KSS), an Iraqi Shia militia with close ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), recently stated that he is willing to send his men to Yemen to fight alongside the Houthis against the Saudi-led coalition in the country. Abu Waala al Wa’eli, the Secretary-General of KSS, said in a press statement on Saturday : “I declare I am a soldier standing at the signal of Sayyid Abdel Malek al Houthi [the leader of the Houthi movement.]” He continued with “I announce that Kata’ib Sayyid al Shuhada is a faction among your factions O’ Ansar Allah [the official name of the Houthis].” This is not the first time that KSS has threatened to fight outside of Iraq and Syria. In 2015 after Saudi Arabia executed the Shiite cleric Nimr al Nimr, KSS said that Saudi Arabia is “a legitimate and permissible target” and would it “strike and dest...

Full article: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/07/iraqi-shi...

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