Iranian Advisors Train Iraqi-Shia Fighters in Karbala

Collection with 12 media items created by mushtaq mohammed

25 Jun 2014 21:00

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Iranian soldiers train newly recruited fighters in the Iraqi-Hezbollah and the Iraqi Badr brigades in a football stadium in Karbala. With the help of Arabic translators, the Iranians teach the basics of urban warfare and the art of close combat. After five days of training, the fighters will be deployed on the front lines to fight ISIL alongside the Iraqi Army.

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By mushtaq mohammed
25 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Fighters from the Akida regiment are trained in karate and unarmed combat. They will have one week of training before they are sent to Salah al-Din. This regiment of 2,500 soldiers is affiliated to the Iraqi al-Fadila al-Islami political party, making it one of the many Shia militias under the control of the Iraqi Minister of Justice Hassan el-Shunri.

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By mushtaq mohammed
25 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Fighters from the Akida regiment are trained in karate and unarmed combat. They will have one week of training before they are sent to Salah al-Din. This regiment of 2,500 soldiers is affiliated to the Iraqi al-Fadila al-Islami political party, making it one of the many Shia militias under the control of the Iraqi Minister of Justice Hassan el-Shunri.

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By mushtaq mohammed
25 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Fighters from the Akida regiment are trained in karate and unarmed combat. They will have one week of training before they are sent to Salah al-Din. This regiment of 2,500 soldiers is affiliated to the Iraqi al-Fadila al-Islami political party, making it one of the many Shia militias under the control of the Iraqi Minister of Justice Hassan el-Shunri.

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By mushtaq mohammed
24 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Unofficial Iranian solders, affiliated to Hezbollah and Badr brigades, train Iraqi volunteers in the tactics of urban warfare. This is to prepare them for joining the Iraqi army.

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By mushtaq mohammed
24 Jun 2014

June 24, 2014
Karbala, Iraq

An Iranian military trainer drills Iraqi-Shia recruits.

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By mushtaq mohammed
24 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Unofficial Iranian solders, affiliated to Hezbollah and Badr brigades, train Iraqi volunteers in the tactics of urban warfare. This is to prepare them for joining the Iraqi army.

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By mushtaq mohammed
24 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

An Iranian military trainer (pictured in the background) guides new Iraqi recruits through martial arts training.

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By mushtaq mohammed
24 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Iranian military trainers guide new Iraqi Army recruits through training.

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24 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Excited children of the Iraqi volunteers join in with the training. The Iranian trainers are teaching them the tactics of urban warfare.

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By mushtaq mohammed
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Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

The excited children of Iraqi volunteers join the training session for fun as Iranian military trainers continue to drill the new recruits.

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Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

The excited children of Iraqi volunteers join in with the training for fun.

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By mushtaq mohammed
25 Jun 2014

Karbala, Iraq
June 24, 2014

Fighters from the Akida regiment are trained in karate and unarmed combat. They will have one week of training before they are sent to Salah al-Din. This regiment of 2,500 soldiers is affiliated to the Iraqi al-Fadila al-Islami political party, making it one of the many Shia militias under the control of the Iraqi Minister of Justice Hassan el-Shunri.