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Kata'ib Assad Allah in Iraq

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

Kata'ib Assad Allah in Iraq (Lion of God Battalions in Iraq) is a Shi'a militia led by one Aamer al-Asadi (Abu Turab). Ideologically, the militia identifies with Iran. Abu Turab has visited a variety of fronts including the Tikrit area, Samarra and the Ayn al-Assad base in western Anbar. In February 2015, the militia threatened to attack U.S. troops for entering Iraq again as an alleged occupation force.

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