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One of the billboards in the Iraqi capital shows a shocking representation of the Statue of Liberty and President Donald Trump with the title: & # 39; The US is responsible for the insecurity and instability of the region & # 39; for supporting Israel

Billboards with & # 39; Death to America, Death to Israel & # 39; appear on the streets of Baghdad & # 39; as part of a campaign by Iranian agents & # 39;

  • Threatening billboards are seen as a warning signal from Iran to Washington
  • One of the signs has been spotted in the center of Baghdad, near the US embassy
  • Images include a beheaded head of President Trump and a burning Israeli flag
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Menacing billboards with the text & # 39; Death to America, Death to Israel & # 39; appearing in the streets of Baghdad as part of a campaign by Iranian agents, according to an Iraqi governor.

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The billboards are believed to be part of a propaganda campaign by Iran that proxy groups in Iraq are using to increase their regional muscle strength amid increasing tensions with Washington.

Atheel al-Nujaifi, the governor of Nineve province in Iraq, said last week that signs calling for the destruction of America are evidence of the government's inability to control pro-Iranian groups trying to drag Iraq into a international conflict endangering the future of the country on behalf of Iran & # 39 ;.

One of the billboards in the Iraqi capital shows a shocking representation of the Statue of Liberty and President Donald Trump entitled: & # 39; The US is responsible for the insecurity and instability of the region, & for supporting Israel.

There are at least five characters in the center of Baghdad, less than 1.5 km from the US embassy, ​​the Iraqi presidential palace and the government headquarters.

Iraqi President Barham Salih said in May that he & # 39; is very worried & # 39; was about the potential for more conflicts in Iraq.

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One of the billboards in the Iraqi capital shows a shocking representation of the Statue of Liberty and President Donald Trump with the title: & # 39; The US is responsible for the insecurity and instability of the region & # 39; for supporting Israel

One of the billboards in the Iraqi capital shows a shocking representation of the Statue of Liberty and President Donald Trump with the title: & # 39; The US is responsible for the insecurity and instability of the region & # 39; for supporting Israel

here are at least five signs in the center of Baghdad, less than a kilometer from the US embassy, ​​the Iraqi presidential palace and the government headquarters

here are at least five signs in the center of Baghdad, less than a kilometer from the US embassy, ​​the Iraqi presidential palace and the government headquarters

here are at least five signs in the center of Baghdad, less than a kilometer from the US embassy, ​​the Iraqi presidential palace and the government headquarters

& # 39; Iraq has been living in hell for four decades & # 39 ;, he told CBS News.

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& # 39; Enough wars, enough conflicts, and certainly, Iraqis don't want this country to become a zone of proxy conflict again. & # 39;

The relationship between Iran and Iraqi militia groups goes back to their joint efforts to expel ISIS from Iraq.

Iraqi President Barham Salih said in May that he & # 39; is very worried & # 39; was about the potential for more conflicts in Iraq

Iraqi President Barham Salih said in May that he & # 39; is very worried & # 39; was about the potential for more conflicts in Iraq

Iraqi President Barham Salih said in May that he & # 39; is very worried & # 39; was about the potential for more conflicts in Iraq

It is believed that the billboards are part of a propaganda campaign by Iran, which use proxy groups in Iraq to increase their regional muscles amid increasing tensions with Washington

It is believed that the billboards are part of a propaganda campaign by Iran, which use proxy groups in Iraq to increase their regional muscles amid increasing tensions with Washington

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It is believed that the billboards are part of a propaganda campaign by Iran, which use proxy groups in Iraq to increase their regional muscles amid increasing tensions with Washington

To this day, the Shiite, Iran-supported & # 39; Popular Mobilization Units & # 39; (PMU) still affects parts of Iraq, not least in Baghdad.

This places Iraq, who are US allies, in a weak position because the government is still dependent on the support of local militias.

A former Iraqi presidential advisor Hiwa Osman told CBS News that the signs indicate how strong the grip is for Iran in parts of the country.

To this day, the Shiite, Iran-supported & # 39; Popular Mobilization Units & # 39; (PMU) still affects parts of Iraq, not least in Baghdad

To this day, the Shiite, Iran-supported & # 39; Popular Mobilization Units & # 39; (PMU) still affects parts of Iraq, not least in Baghdad

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To this day, the Shiite, Iran-supported & # 39; Popular Mobilization Units & # 39; (PMU) still affects parts of Iraq, not least in Baghdad

Osman said: & # 39; America doesn't scare anyone & # 39; in Iraq, but & # 39; Iran is. If you speak to America, nothing happens.

& # 39; If you speak to Iran, you are likely to be killed. & # 39;

Last month ambassador Jonathan Cohen, then the acting US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, warned that & # 39; The sponsorship of Iran for destabilizing armed groups in Iraq operating outside of government power undermines Iraq's sovereignty and threatens the security of civilians. & # 39;

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