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Iraq's Kataeb Hezbollah vows more attacks on US forces

According to a post on social media by a representative of the group, Kataeb Hezbollah of Iraq has declared their determination to continue targeting U.S. forces in the region. They stated that the recent attacks against American interests on Friday marked the start of a new set of rules for engagement.

Published December 09,2023

Iraq's Kataeb Hezbollah militia vowed more attacks on U.S. forces in the region and said attacks against U.S. interests on Friday were just the beginning of "new rules of engagement," a security official from the group said in a social media post.

The Iran-aligned group, while not claiming responsibility for a rare attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Friday, said the embassy was a forward operating base for planning military operations.