At Least 7 US Military Convoys Come Under Attack in Iraq in Less than 24 Hours

Resistance groups vow to continue attacks until all foreign troops leave the war-torn nation At least seven US logistical convoys came under attack across different parts of Iraq on 24 August, according to local media. Two US logistical convoys were attacked in the city of Al-Diwaniyah, the capital of the southeastern province of Al-Qadisiyyah. This…

Iraqi PMF Thwart a Terrorist Ambush in Al-Tarmiyah

Al Mayadeen The Information Directorate at the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) reports that a force from its 12th Brigade treated a house loaded with explosives to ambush the advancing forces in the al-Tarmiyah district, north of the capital, Baghdad. Today, Friday, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) announced that they had thwarted a terrorist ambush…

The Flight from Kabul and the Legacy of General Soleimani

Seyed Mohammad Marandi Iran has strong reason to believe that the sudden withdrawal of western forces was designed to create instability and chaos in Afghanistan. Roughly 20 years ago, after the Taliban’s crushing defeat in Afghanistan and the complete withdrawal of support from Pakistan and Saudi Arabia under US pressure, the Quds Force began a…

The Axis of Resistance’s Road from Tehran to Beirut is Open and Secure

Elijah J. Magnier From the Levant to the Persian Gulf, a land route is now open, and the Axis of Resistance controls those borders crossings. Photo credit: The Cradle Many wars have been waged in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine to defeat the “Axis of Resistance” or to at least deplete its logistics and supply…

The Turkish Factor in Syria and Iraq

Vladimir Odintsov In response to Turkey’s recent policy in the Levant, criticism against Ankara’s actions is growing in the region. For example, at the end of July, the al-Nasr coalition in the Iraqi parliament called to end all Turkish interference in Iraq’s internal affairs, especially the Turkish military occupation and other forms of interference in…

Iran’s New President Will Not Turn the Other Cheek to the U.S. and Israel

Elijah J. Magnier New Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi (right) meets with his predecessor Hassan Rouhani (left) (Photo: Ilna Agency). Despite the Islamic Republic’s denial of responsibility for taking the initiative and attacking an old empty oil tanker almost a week ago before the new president Ibrahim Raisi took the reins of power, it appears that…

IRGC Commander Lauds Iraqi Hashd Al-Shaabi’s Key Role in Defeating ISIL

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami hailed Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi (PMU) forces for their decisive role in defeating the ISIL terrorist group in the country. General Salami made the remarks in his meeting with the Head of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Force (Hashd al-Shaabi) Falih al-Fayadh in…

Iraqi, Yemeni Resistance Groups Ready to Help Hezbollah

TEHRAN (FNA)- Resistance groups rallied behind Hezbollah after the movement retaliated Israeli shelling and airstrikes on Southern Lebanon with a rocket barrage on Friday. Iraqi anti-terror Kata’ib Hezbollah and Al-Nujaba resistance groups, which are part of Hashd Al-Sha’abi, reaffirmed their support for Hezbollah, and declared their readiness to stand by it in any case of…