17 Apr '15, 8pm

Hezbollah Brigades deploys fighters to Ramadi

Hezbollah Brigades deploys fighters to Ramadi

A Hezbollah Brigades video featuring rocket attacks in eastern Ramadi Hezbollah Brigades, a US-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, is deploying forces to the western provincial capital of Ramadi to fight off an Islamic State offensive. The Iranian-backed Shiite militia continues to promote past attacks against US forces on its official website. Hezbollah Brigades has begun to release videos of its fighters operating in the western city, which has been contested for the past year. The Islamic State stepped up its offensive in Ramadi earlier this week. [See LWJ report, Islamic State launches assault on Ramadi .] One video, from April 12, shows Hezbollah Brigade artillery units launching rockets against Islamic State forces in the Sijariyah district in eastern Ramadi. The district is considered to be under Islamic State control. It is unclear how many Hezbollah Brigade...

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