Jul. 20, 2021

Is Iran's Quds Force deploying 'Shiite Mobilization Units' in Afghanistan?

Iran/Security

The story: An Iranian media report on the alleged formation of “Shiite Mobilization Units” in Afghanistan to counter recent Taliban advances has been faced with a backlash. The claimed establishment of the force has been attributed to Tehran, leading to a warning from a senior official of the Afghan government. Meanwhile, a senior aide to Iran’s foreign minister has implied that the Islamic Republic is not involved.

The coverage: Headlining its July 19 edition, conservative Jomhuri Eslami daily claimed that the new Shiite formation has emerged...

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