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Kata'ib al-Zahara'

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

Kata'ib al-Zahara' is a Shi'a militia that was led by one Muhammad al-Abyad (now deceased) and Habash al-Tamimi, both of whom reportedly fought in Aleppo in Syria. The militia appears to have originated from the Iranian proxy Faylaq al-Wa'ad al-Sadiq, which has also fought in Aleppo. Some claimed areas of operation include Tikrit and Abu Ghraib.

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