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Iraqi Parliament Passes Contested Law on Shi’ite Paramilitaries

BAGHDAD, Nov 26 – Iraq’s parliament approved a law on Saturday that will transform Popular Mobilisation forces, a mostly Iranian-backed coalition of Shi’ite militias that played a role in fighting Daesh, into a legal and separate military corps. Disagreements over the paramilitary units are complicating efforts to pull Iraq together as forces battle to defeat

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