25 Dec '14, 10pm

Islamic State routs Hezbollah Brigades unit north of Baghdad #IS #Iraq

Islamic State routs Hezbollah Brigades unit north of Baghdad #IS #Iraq

The Iraqi military has scrambled units from across the country as well as deployed Iranian-backed Shiite militias in an effort to defend the road between Samarra and Baghdad. Shiite militias, including the Badr Brigade, Hezbollah Brigades, Asaib al Haq (League of the Righteous), and Muqtada al Sadr's Promised Day Brigade, all of which are supported by Iran's Qods Force, have been called in to reinforce beleaguered and demoralized Iraqi forces along the Samarra-Baghdad corridor and elsewhere in Iraq. These militias have remained on the front lines and have secured cities and towns, many of which are predominantly Sunni communities. The Islamic State has had some success against these militias; in the first week of December, an Islamic State unit routed a Badr Brigade force near Samarra

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