Lebanon and the Fuel Trap: Solar Energy Is the Way Forward

Fra Hughes Lebanon and Syria should strive to build solar energy reserves so they are not held to ransom by external forces over oil gas or electricity needs. Talks are being conducted between Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, and Jordan to secure an energy supply line from Egypt and Jordan through Syria, onward to Lebanon, to help…

First Shipment of Iraqi Fuel Arrives in Lebanon

Al Mayadeen As scheduled, the first shipment of Iraqi fuel arrived in Lebanon on Thursday, while the second shipment will arrivenext week, as previously scheduled. After undergoing a test checking its specifications, the fuel will be unloaded later today. Lebanon and Iraq agreed to transport one million tons of oil, which will be replaced with fuel…

Hezbollah Brings in First Shipment of Iranian Fuel to Lebanon

The Cradle Hezbollah flags fly above a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil arriving at al-Ain village in northeastern Lebanon. 16 September 2021 (Photo credit: Reuters) The arrival of the Iranian fuel has been met with jubilation in the crisis-hit country On 16 September Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah began bringing Iranian fuel into…

Sayyed Nasrallah Announces Arrival of First Oil Tanker: Hezbollah Would Engage in Naval Confrontation with ‘Israel’ if it Strikes Ships

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah announced on Monday that the first fuel ship, which the Party decided to import from Iran, arrived in Banyas seaport early Sunday finished unloading its cargo, adding that the cisterns transferring the diesel load will enter Lebanon on Thursday. The diesel will be stored in specific tanks in Baalbeck…

Lebanon Forms New Government

Al Mayadeen All heads of the state had a meeting in Baabda Palace, where the formation of Lebanon’s new government was announced. The Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, and the President-designate, Najib Mikati, signed the decree to form the new government in the presence of Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. The new government includes 24 ministers, headed…

How US Administrations Support the “Axis of Resistance” Involuntarily

Elijah Magnier Despite the persistent attempts to besiege and weaken Hezbollah in Lebanon and the rest of the “Axis of Resistance” (Syria, Iran, and elsewhere), all the policies the US administration enacts fall in favor of this Axis. The latest of these decisions is to bring gas from Egypt through Jordan and Syria. But how…

Hezbollah Intends to Break the US Siege of Lebanon

Elijah J. Magnier Hezbollah plans to break the US siege of Lebanon by bringing in Iranian fuel to ease countrywide shortages and suffering. Photo Credit: The Cradle Hezbollah intends to break the US economic stranglehold on Lebanon by bringing Iranian fuel to the besieged country. And it has plans in place to mitigate the risk…

How Britain Infiltrates Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces

Kit Klarenberg UK Foreign Office leaks document a long-term British effort to infiltrate and influence Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, currently via Siren Associates. Photo Credit: The Cradle Leaked Foreign Office documents show, since 2008, a British government-funded program has infiltrated Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces (ISF) at every level. The Cradle Editor’s note: The leaked British…