Eye on Iran's Proxies and Partners

A Weekly News Summary from UANI

Offerings consist of weekly analyses and summaries tracking the activities of Iran’s Axis of Resistance in the Levant—focusing on Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Iraq, and Syria. 

  • Iraq 

    Iraqi Prime Minister To Visit Washington Next Week 

    The U.S. is engaged in bilateral negotiations with the government of Iraq on the presence of American troops in the country, currently in Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi government to ensure the Islamic State (ISIS) cannot reconstitute...

  • Iraq 

    Iraqi Militia Threatens Escalation Against The U.S. 

    An Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-backed militia in Iraq, Faylaq Al-Waad Al-Sadiq, issued a statement it was ready to scale up attacks against the U.S. military if a complete withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq is not implemented per its...

  • Iraq 

    Pause In Iraqi Militia Attacks Against U.S. Holds 

    On March 21, Iranian state media reported the ‘Islamic Resistance in Iraq,’ comprising Kataib Hezbollah (KH), Harakat Al-Nujaba, Harakat Ansar Allah Al-Awfiya, and Kataib Sayyid Al-Shuhada, claimed a drone strike on an Israeli power plant. The IRGC-linked Tasnim news...

  • Iraq 

    Iran Shielded From Consequences For Destabilizing The Region 

    The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI) annual threat assessment report underscored Iran’s role as regional menace, arguing it has been “orchestrating anti-Israel and anti-U.S. attacks from Lebanon to the Bab al-Mandeb Strait while shielding Iranian...

  • Iraq 

    Iran-Backed Iraqi Militants Claim Unconfirmed Attacks Against Israel 

    Between October 17 and February 11, Iran-backed Iraqi militants conducted over 165 attacks against U.S.-operated military installations in Iraq and Syria, which provoked a handful of U.S. retaliatory strikes against Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-affiliated militias aimed at degrading...

  • Iraq 

    Iran-Backed Militia Conveys Intention To Resume Targeting Of U.S. Forces 

    The Iran-backed Iraqi militias, which have conducted nearly 180 attacks against U.S. installations in Iraq and Syria since October 17, have not attacked since bilateral negotiations between Iraq and the U.S. on February 11, after a temporary...

  • Iraq 

    Bilateral Negotiations Between U.S. and Iraq See No Iraqi Attacks Against The U.S. 

    Iran-backed proxies in Iraq have dialed back their aggression, according to a Reuters report published on February 18, in part because Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force commander Esmail Qaani ordered them to...

  • Iraq

    Iran-Backed Iraqi Militias Exert Political Pressure To Force Complete U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Iraq 

    Bilateral negotiations between Iraq and the U.S. on the American troop presence in Iraq resumed on February 11, following a pause due to the deadly attack against U.S. forces at Tower 22 in Jordan...

  • Iraq 

    U.S. Bombers Strike, But Fail To Deter, The Iraqi Militants Operating At Tehran’s Behest 

    Last weekend, U.S. Air Force heavy bombers and other aircraft conducted strikes against 85 targets in Iraq and Syria in response to a deadly drone strike against U.S. forces at Tower 22 in...

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