Iraq's parliament voted 18OCT 14 to put a member of Badr Organization in charge of the Ministry of Interior (MOI). MOI is charged with overseeing policing and border control in Iraq, comprising several agencies that include the Iraqi Police, Highway Patrol, Traffic Department, Emergency Response Unit (ERU), Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, and Department of Border Enforcement. Additionally, Badr Organization Military Wing engages in combat operations against ISIL in Iraq.
VIDEO (published 04OCT14):
Photo: Bahram Tondram at Jamejam Online