Unpublished work by assassinated Iraqi researcher Hisham al-Hashemi proved the level of corruption by the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU) militias in Nineveh after they recaptured the city from ISIS, according to Al Hadath reporter Roula al-Khateeb who obtained the documents.
Mourners attend a symbolic funeral for slain Iraqi extremism expert Hisham al-Hashemi. (AFP)
A Nineveh Plain Protection Units, or NPU, fighter inspects the interior of a church damaged by Islamic State fighters during their occupation of Qaraqosh, east of Mosul. (File photo: AP)
Image shows a list of PMU factions in Nineveh as part of unpublished paper by slain Iraqi activist al-Hashemi on the group's corrupt activities in the province. (Al Hadath)