Iran's Strategic Moves Analyzing Increased Provocations by Iraqi Militia

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Iran's Grip on Iraq: Escalating Tension

Kataib Hezbollah fighters in Iraq

Kataib Hezbollah: A Proxy at Play

map of Iraq highlighting areas of Iranian influence

Motivations Behind Iran's Push

Iraqi protester holding a sign opposing Iranian influence

Impact on Iraq's Sovereignty

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Regional Implications and Concern

US President Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Kadhimi meeting

The United States' Response

UN SecretaryGeneral Guterres addressing the UN Security Council

Calls for De-escalation and Diplomacy

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The Future of Iraq: A Complex Landscape