Iran-backed militia in Iraq claims: We’re suspending attacks against US

Israel National News reports: “The most powerful Iran-backed militia in Iraq, Kataib Hezbollah, announced on Tuesday that it would suspend its attacks against US forces in the region, two days after a drone attack in Jordan killed three US service members and wounded dozens of others.

‘We are announcing the suspension of military and security operations against the occupation forces (US troops) – in order to prevent embarrassment to the Iraqi government,’ Kataib Hezbollah said in a statement quoted by CNN.

‘We will continue to defend our people in Gaza in other ways, and we recommend to the brave Mujahideen of the Free Hezbollah Brigades to [carry out] passive defense (temporarily) if any hostile American action occurs towards them,’ it added…”

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