Popular Mobilization Forces, PMF, surround the heavily fortified Green Zone, where the Prime Minister's offices are located in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Tensions mounted in Iraq's capital on Wednesday after the arrest of a militia commander on terrorism charges, prompting a dangerous showdown by the detainee's paramilitary supporters and the Iraqi government. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Popular Mobilisation Forces militia surround the Green Zone in Iraq's capital Baghdad in a show of strength following the arrest of one of their commanders. AP

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