After Tragic Beirut Explosion: Imperialist Vultures Pounce on Lebanon

Greg Butterfield A powerful explosion ripped through the port of Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, on Aug. 4. At least 171 people have died and thousands were injured, including many Syrian and other non-Lebanese workers. Hundreds of thousands were made homeless by the disaster. Beirut is the country’s main port. For Lebanon’s nearly 7 million residents, the…

The Beirut Explosion: Who is Responsible?

Elijah J. MagnierOn Tuesday 4thof August, an explosion at the Lebanese harbour in the heart of the capital Beirut caused devastating human casualties and material destruction. Over 140 people died instantly, 80 are still missing under the rubble, and over 5000 were wounded. More than 300,000 homes were destroyed and many more were damaged. 2,750…

Syria: Will the Great Middle Eastern War Begin in the Levant?

Elijah J. Magnier The world is in turmoil. 2020 has already brought major multiple crises, with the Iranian-American clash in Iraq which followed the US assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani, and the COVID-19 health pandemic and economic disaster that struck all continents and stole the lives of around 400 thousand people around the world,…

UNIFIL Serves Israel. The Hezbollah Deterrence Will Remain

Elijah J. Magnier Every year, before renewing the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) mandate, voices are heard from Israel and the US administration asking to expand the term and duties of UNIFIL in order to serve Israel’s goals. The US administration stands shoulder to shoulder with Israel in trying to achieve by other…

Iran is in Syria to Stay, and Damascus’s Response Towards Israel is Only Postponed

Elijah J. Magnier Recently, Israel claimed Iran was withdrawing its forces from Syria following the repetitive airstrikes Tel Aviv jets carried out from above Lebanon and additionally violating Iraqi air space. Furthermore, Israeli officials seem to believe that Iran can’t accept being challenged in Syria, yet is still far from seeking revenge anytime soon. This…

Russia: Israel’s Strikes in Syria Undermine Regional Security

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel’s airstrikes in Syria only add to the tensions and destabilize the situation in the region, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. “We are concerned over Israel’s continued practice of delivering unilateral airstrikes on the Syrian territory in violation of the sovereignty of neighboring Arab nations,” she stated, according to…

A Lesson from Idlib for Hezbollah: Is Israel Preparing an Attack?

Elijah J. Magnier For the first time in its official existence in 1985, Lebanon’s Hezbollah has now clashed on the battlefield with the Turkish army, one of NATO’s strongest. The face-to-face clash between Hezbollah and the Turkish military took place in the rural area of Idlib where dozens of Turkish service members lost their lives…

Israel Bombs Syria: How Long Can This Go On?

Elijah J. Magnier Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia believe the war on terror has priority over and above any Israeli provocations. Syria and Russia are of necessity avoiding a ‘battle between wars’, a term used by Israel to sneak in and hit-and-run an enemy target not sufficiently important to trigger an all-out war. Eliminating…

The War Scenario Between Israel and Hezbollah

Elijah J. Magnier Notwithstanding the increase in power of the “Axis of the Resistance”, with its precision missiles and unrivalled accumulated warfare experience, the possibility of war is still on the table. The “Axis of the Resistance” is increasing its readiness based on the possibility that Israel may not tolerate the presence of such a…