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"Iraqi Shia militant group Kata’ib Hizballah (KH) poses a high threat to US diplomatic and military personnel in Iraq and Syria because of its access to areas with a US presence and its longstanding hostility toward US and allied forces, as demonstrated by its history of attacks and anti-American rhetoric. Founded in 2007, KH seeks to establish an Iran-aligned government in Iraq, expel US and coalition forces from the country, and advance Iranian interests throughout the Middle East." National Counterterrorism Center

Alternate Terms & Spellings

  • Brigades of the Party of God
  • Hezbollah (Hizballah) Brigades
  • Kata'ib Hizballah
  • Hezbollah in Iraq
  • Resistance in Iraq
  • Katibat Abu Fathel Al A'abas
  • Katibut Karbalah
  • Katibat Zayd Ebin Ali
  • Kata'ib Hezbollah
  • Khata'ib Hizballah
  • Khata'ib Hezbollah
  • Kata'ib Hizballah fi al-Iraq
  • Kata'ib Ahrar al-Iraq

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