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  1. Akram Shahab:

    They spray-painted (Shi’ite) on the gate to alert the other militia groups.

  2. Alex Vatanka:

    There is a large pool to draw from, there are pockets within that Shi'ite community that have been willing to pick up arms to fight for their Shi’ite identity, their sectarian identity. And that’s what the IRGC is tapping into.

  3. Ayham Kamel:

    There is still a central government in Baghdad that is nominally in charge of the country as a whole, but in real terms the central government is less relevant in Kurdish areas, it is irrelevant in the Sunni heartland and it is also less relevant in the (Shi'ite) south.

  4. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    They wrote a letter to the Iranian foreign ministry promising not to support Daesh (Islamic State), not knowing that the evidence in photographs of their military assistance to Daesh was already in the hands of the revolutionary forces (Iraq's Shi'ite-led government and militia).

  5. Nikolay Mladenov:

    Almost daily terrorist attacks continue to deliberately target all Iraqis, most notably the Shi'ite community, as well as ethnic and religious minorities, across the country, equally worrying is the increasing number of reports of revenge attacks committed particularly against members of the Sunni community in areas liberated from (Islamic State) control.

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