Iran: Powerful and Determined

Andre VltchekI refuse to describe Iran as a victim. It is not. It is one of the most influential and strong-minded nations on Earth. When facing mortal danger, its people unite, harden themselves and get ready to face invaders, no matter how threatening they might be. Iran is home to one of the oldest and…

Iraq in the Balance Between Iran and the USA

Elijah J. Magnier Iran and the US have been at war since 1979, when the “Islamic Republic” took power. This war will continue as long as the US seeks to defeat Iran, which in turn seeks to force the US out of the Middle East. Occasionally, the war manifests as direct clashes between the two…

US Attempting to Control Iraq’s Political Atmosphere

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US is attempting to restore its control over Iraq and has hired a number of Iraqi politicians to this end, a senior analyst warned. “The US is pursuing a new strategy since Iraq’s victory over the ISIL with the aim of political changes in the country and it is coaxing a number…

Hashd Al-Shaabi Commander Reveals Foreign Aid to ISIL in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) said that a large number of foreign-made bombs and ammunitions have been found at ISIL hideouts in Iraq to prove foreign states’ support for the terrorist group. Hashd al-Shaabi forces have discovered several 30-kg bombs and other light bombs used to kill people and…

US Supporting ISIL Attacks in Iraqi Provinces

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi official said that all recent terrorist attacks in the three provinces of al-Anbar, Salahuddin and Babel by the ISIL militants came with the US support. “At present, the US forces are using the leverage of ISIL return to pressure the government to extend their deployment in Iraq,” Hamid al-Hayes, the…

Hashd Al-Shaabi: ISIL Reactivated in Iraq with US Assistance

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) warned that the ISIL terrorist group has been reinvigorated and activated again in a number of provinces in Iraq. “The Americans and the ISIL terrorists are repeating the same scenario they played during the collapse of Mosul in 2014, in Babel, Salahuddin and Diyali…

100 Days After the Assassination of Soleimani: Did the US Achieve its Objectives?

Elijah J. Magnier A breach in the Israeli fence on the Lebanese-Syrian borders and a portrait of Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandes, Qasem Soleimani and Imad Moughnniyeh left behind (Photo @alishoeib1970). Part I On the 3rd January 2020, a US drone assassinated Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani, Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Brigade at…

Will America Launch a War on Iraq?

Elijah J. Magnier The US administration views Iraq as an arena for confrontation with Iran, with the aim of subjugating the country to its hegemony and dominance. The US imposes harsh sanctions on Iran and is trying to close the Iraqi market to prevent Tehran from smuggling its oil through Mesopotamia, and to obstruct the…

The Resistance Strikes the US Which Seeks a Truce in Iraq

Elijah J. Magnier New anonymous organisations in Iraq have threatened to strike US forces if they refuse to withdraw from Iraq. One of these newly emerged organisations released its first video of an attack against a US military convoy transporting vehicles on the road between the Kurdish province of Erbil and the northern Salahuddin province,…