Lebanon: Who is Samir Geagea and Does He Matter?

As’ad AbuKhalil Samir Geagea, right-wing war criminal, Israeli collaborator and convicted murderer – or a hawkish hope for Lebanon’s Maronite Christians? Photo Credit: The Cradle Notorious war criminal Samir Geagea has re-emerged into the Lebanese spotlight, ready to kick off another civil war in his bid for power. But might it be better to deny…

More Western Personnel Under Investigation for Gen. Soleimani Killing, May Be Charged

Samuel Geddes The anonymous source reiterated Tehran’s determination to pursue every individual involved in the killing, making particular mention of the drone operators. An informed source has confirmed that Iran’s judiciary is actively investigating several more western military and intelligence personnel in connection with the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on…

Ain ar-Rummāneh: From Beirut to Canberra

Makram Khoury-Machool How is the Zio-American pact exerting pressure on Lebanon? and how is the Lebanese resistance hampering the remaining or renewed Zio-American plans? Lebanese geography is not the only factor we must focus on in order to see the causes of the strained security situation in Lebanon in view of the Tayyouneh (Ain ar-Rummāneh)…

Beirut Sniper Identified as Employee of US Embassy

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Lebanese journalist identified a US embassy employee as one of the snipers who opened fire at supporters of Hezbollah and Amal movements who were marching peacefully towards the Palace of Justice in Central Beirut. In a post on his twitter account on Friday, Hosein Mortada released a photo of Shukri Abu…

The Lebanese Forces: A Long Bloody History

Ali Jezzini The LF started as a military wing of the Lebanese Front and committed horrible atrocities during the Lebanese Civil War. However, this did not prevent it, openly and discreetly, from attempting to stir up a second one. On Thursday, hundreds of citizens were marching towards the Palace of Justice in Beirut. Protesters desired…

An American Ploy to Pump Stolen Palestinian Gas into Lebanese Homes?

Firas Al-Shoufi The American offer to supply Lebanon’s energy needs via an Arab Pipeline through Egypt, Jordan and Syria has one glaring downside. It will likely be Israeli gas lighting up Lebanon’s grids. Two questions need to be answered to understand America’s paradoxical behavior towards Syria and Lebanon in recent weeks. Years of US-sponsored asymmetrical…

Snipers from Rooftops: Testing Out a Third War

Mohammad Faraj The Third War’s main target is to incite domestic tensions by politicizing the Beirut Blast investigations and directing accusations towards one public. “Israel” and the US have experienced two wars against the Resistance in Lebanon – the first of which was a direct confrontation in July 2006. According to a study by Anthony…

Lebanon: Shooting Attack on a Peaceful Demonstration in Tayouneh

AlMayadeen AlMayadeen correspondent in Lebanon reported that 6 peaceful protesters were killed and 60 wounded after being shot by snipers in the Tayouneh area of ​​Beirut. In response, the Commandos Regiment of the Lebanese Army had reinforced its deployment in the Tayouneh area to contain the situation. اطلاق نار كثيف في منطقة الطيونة نتح عنه…

Hezbollah is Prepared to Expel America from Lebanon

The Cradle’s Lebanon Correspondent If the US does not cease its destabilizing activities in Lebanon, Hezbollah threatens to remove American influence from all Lebanese institutions. Photo Credit: The Cradle As US interference in Lebanon’s collapse continues, Hezbollah threatens retaliatory steps to eject American influence across all Lebanese institutions. In a bold announcement that made no…