Iraqi security forces are deployed in front of the US embassy in the capital Baghdad on January 1, 2020. (AFP)

June 9, 2021

Iraq has released an Iran-aligned militia commander arrested in May on what the military said were terrorism-related charges, government and paramilitary officials said on Wednesday.

The Iraqi judiciary had found no compelling evidence for the charges against Qasim Muslih, one government and one paramilitary official said.


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