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Iraqi PMU plan military parade as show of force

Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units are organizing a military parade on the seventh anniversary of their establishment as a show of strength, but it may also reveal their divisions.
PMU in Hawija 2017

The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are gearing up for a huge military parade June 26 to mark the seventh anniversary of the state-affiliated military organization's founding.

The parade will be taking place following the arrest and release of PMU official Qassim Musleh.  

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