24 April 2019, Iraq, Baghdad: Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) chairman Falih Alfayyadh attends a conference organized by the predominantly Shia Muslim PMF to honour Iranian fighters who died fighting the so-called Islamic State (IS) terror group. Photo: Ameer Al Mohammedaw/dpa (Photo by Ameer Al Mohammedaw/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Falih Al Fayyadh was seen with Iran's chief justice. Getty/file 

US piles pressure on Iran-backed militia commanders in Iraq with new sanctions

Sinan Mahmoud