New Iraqi PM's Actions Could Bring About Escalation, Iran-backed Militia Warns

The murder of prominent analyst Hisham al-Hashimi on Monday comes amid escalating tensions between the government and militia groups

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Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Hisham al-Hashimi during his funeral, in the Zeyouneh area of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July, 7, 2020.
Mourners carry the flag-draped coffin of Hisham al-Hashimi during his funeral, in the Zeyouneh area of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July, 7, 2020.Credit: Khalid Mohammed / AP

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