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Kata'ib Jund al-Imam

Not yet designated a terrorist group by a Western country
Base of operations: Iraq

Kata'ib Jund al-Imam ('The Imam's Soldiers' Battalions') is a Shi'a militia operating in Iraq as part of "The Islamic Movement in Iraq" and id headed by 'Abu Ja'afar' Ahmed al-Asadi, also described as a spokesman for the 'Popular Mobilization Committee' (al-hashad al-sha'abi: referring to the wider Shi'a mobilization since June 2014). The ideological alignment is with Iran's Islamic Republic founder Ayatollah Khomeini. Sample areas of operation include Baiji where government forces have battled the Islamic State to retake control of the town.

Hashd Sha'abi Committee Logo
Kata'ib Jund al-Imam 'Martyrdom' Poster
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