An alleged Israeli airstrike on an ammunition depot in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, belonging to the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), is a declaration of war against Iraq, and Baghdad should openly respond to violations of its sovereignty, Iraqi lawmaker and a PMF official, Ahmed Asadi, said on Thursday.

“Israel’s intervention into the sphere of our national interests is a declaration of war against Iraq, its people, sovereignty. The silence on the aggression is not a rational position … We must take measures at the regional and international levels to resist the destruction of our airspace and military capabilities,” Asadi said in a statement.

He added that Iraq may respond to Israeli actions, since “they wanted an open war, and our national duty is to stop this war in the form of an open response.”

The remarks came after a blast hit the ammo depot in Baghdad on Monday, killing one civilian and leaving dozens of others injured. Though the causes of the explosion remain unknown, the incident has given rise to a number of theories, including that Israel might have been behind the airstrike.

These explosions at the facilities, which belong to Iran-backed militias, are fueling speculations that Iraq is gradually being sucked into the escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.

Abu Mahdi Mohandes, deputy chairman of PMF, said earlier this week, citing leaked intelligence data, that the United States had allowed four Israeli drones to operate in Iraqi airspace and target facilities belonging to Shia militias.

The United States and Israel did not provide any official comments in this regard, but the Israeli prime minister said on Monday “Iran has no immunity, anywhere,” adding that actions against Tehran continued wherever it was necessary.

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Source: Sputnik

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While Iraq may not have the technology and weapons to attack Israel back in return they could: (1) up their support for the Syrian Government; (2) move closer to Iran and support the Quds forces more in both Iraq and Syria; (3) arrange for an air defense treaty with Russia in exchange for bases.

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Automatic DEATH PENALTY against ALL ZIOKIKES…

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f**k Israel

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The Iraq government needs to remove all USA forces and agencies from their land. Only then will they be free from USA/Israeli aggression.

The USA is a fifth column within the Iraq country working for Israeli ends – they are NO friends of the Iraq people.

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Israel forever !!! Check out your Scripture, Guys……whoever stands against the Children of the Lord shall not prevail. ( This has been proven true time and time again by the wars that have been mounted against Israel. Particularly the “Seven Days War.” ) Even Iran’s throwing curses on Israel and the instant floods that hit Iran shortly thereafter.

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its a lot like exterminating vermin you will never get them all because rats hide under rocks and jump ships but every so often the population must be controlled and that time is getting near once again history always repeats itself find yourself a rock to hide under

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Spot on Catherine. Fifth column? Give me a break.

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As usual Iraqi shia and Iran shia bark and does not even throw a stone on Israel, even Islamic State does more damage to Israel and Zionist combined what what all the shia worldwide does, but we all know you shia were created by ibn Saba the jew

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Iraq paramilitary chief walks back accusations against US https://news.yahoo.com/iraq-paramilitary-chief-walks-back-accusations-against-us-074629179.html +++ “Israel’s intervention into the sphere of our national interests is a declaration of war against Iraq, its people, sovereignty. The silence on the aggression is not a rational position … We must take measures at the regional and international levels to resist the destruction of our airspace and military capabilities,” Asadi said in a statement. +++ “These explosions at the facilities, which belong to Iran-backed militias, are fueling speculations that Iraq is gradually being sucked into the escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.” => The point is that at the… Read more »

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I must add that the unidentified surveillance drone spotted is suspicious but it wasn’t a strike asset, thus it can have helped an infiltration to plant an IED in the facility by monitoring sentries positions while at the same time diverting their attention… This would imply something totally different from an air strike.

Actually, the situations of actual conflicts in the ME is absolutely schizophrenic with cases where
– the enemy of my enemy is my enemy
– the ally of my ally is my enemy
– the enemy of my ally is my ally
– “And all the children are insane” – Jim Morrison

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How much you get to post Zio propaganda here?

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Judging from this website with his several monickers, he has several pay packets. One from Israel’s Mossad, one from the Saudi’s, all the while claiming to be a French patriot pushing that last’s old and new armaments/jet fighters.

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He actually is just a mediocre french jewish fanboy with a seemingly genuine fascination with the racist state he originates from,working pro-bono and mostly sticking at copy-pasting the same set of Hasabara paragraph and illustrations from one article to the other taken straight from easily debunkable cheap propaganda sites and trollfarms controlled and financed by Israel and other Neocon associations. So far I’ve identified one other alias he uses : Nabka 2.0. You might come accross this one,and you’ll see a combination of his poor wording and grammar, no serious knowledge of military affairs despite overtly claiming is a retired… Read more »

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He already get a paycheck from Tel Aviv. Of course he probably gets a b***r, uh, bonus, for extra long blathering posts. To bad the US already blabbed that the Israelis did it. Now his whole long diatribe was for nothing. Too bad AMN doesn’t have a block user button like other portals do. Then we wouldn’t have to even see his BS. On Southfront, I block them all…it’s like playing whack-a-mole with all their multiple personas.

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Israel killed 7 IRGC in T4 and was retaliate with 55 rockets vs military post in Golan heights ….Israel killed 6 Hezbollah members in Dara and was retaliate with ATGM from lebanon and 4 Israeli soldiers were killed and 2 vehicles destroyed…Israel killed 2 Hezbollah members and was retaliate with IED which severy injured one israeli general and later IDF killed an Spanish soldier of FINUL…since then Israel only attacks warehouse during night and avoid to attacks directly IRGC&Hezbollah members!