By Staff Writer, Iran Probe
Tuesday, 8 March 2016
According to reports aired yesterday by the independent al-Tagheer, TV broadcasting programs for inside Iraq, Sheikh Na’eem Qassem, leader of the al-Nojba Shiite militants in Iraq admitted more than 1,500 of his members are fighting alongside other Iraqi forces in the Syria war.
The Quds Force of Iran has formed numerous Shiite militia groups who play a major role in massacring the Syrian people. One of these groups is the called the “al-Nojba Movement.”
This issue "al-Nojba" fighting in Syria was mentioned in a ceremony and local media posted and aired reports in this regard. At this event Sheikh Na'eem presented a medal of resistance to a mufti of the Syrian regime by the name of Ahmed Badredin Hassoun.
A group active under the command of the al-Nojba Movement was able to liberate over 100 square kilometers in Syria in with “Iraqi hands.”
Sheikh Na'eem Qassem: Iraqi forces are very active in Syria. We have 1,500 fighters in just one group, and there are thousands of other fighters belonging to other Iraqi resistance groups. Thank God that from day one when Syria was attacked by enemies we were ready in southern Aleppo… we are still on the move between various areas and in the last month with Iraqi hands we were able to liberate over 100 square kilometers of strategic areas in Syria. God willing all of Iraq and Syria will be freed by the Islamic resistance. The people of Iraq and resistance, and the al-Nojba Movement, present a medal of resistance to the mufti of the Syrian Arab Republic.
Iran is widely dispatching its associated Shiite militia groups in Iraq to fight against Assad dissidents in Syria.