Will Trump and Soleimani Trade Iraq for Syria?

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Trump will pull out US forces in 30 days…. Trump won’t withdraw now… Trump will pull out from Syria in four months…The US forces began withdrawing military equipment but not the personnel… Trump will maintain a 20 mile buffer zone in Syria… All these contradictory announcements have come from the White…

Israel Has Been Weakened by the War on Syria

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai A Satellite image of T-4 airbase in Syria. Photo: DigitalGlobe/European Space Imaging Intelligence sources said “Israel wants Syria to return to the era before 2011 when the leaders of the country were less powerful and experienced than they are today after seven years of warfare, the delivery of Russian advanced…

Operation Northern Shield: Hezbollah and Israel on Full Alert

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Israel just announced the beginning of “Operation Northern Shield” to “destroy Hezbollah cross-border tunnels that pose an imminent threat to the safety of Israel”. Israel sent its Special Forces to protect its army engaged in searching for tunnels in case of a military reaction from Hezbollah. On the other side…

Hezbollah in Lebanon: US Hegemony is Over

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai The policy of the US establishment towards Lebanon is evidently changing and unstable, with a President who lacks general knowledge about the Middle East and above all of Hezbollah’s role in the region. It seems President Donald Trump is willing to reduce military support to the Lebanese Army and to…

Iran and Hezbollah are Ready to Face Any Challenge: Are Israel and the US ?

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Israel, through its Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, is waving the flag of war in the face of Iran and Hezbollah, showing what is claimed to be a “secret nuclear facility in Iran and Hezbollah’s strategic missile warehouse in the heart of the capital Beirut”. The “secret nuclear facility” has been…

US Plots Fail to Separate Syria, Lebanon from Iran, Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- Spokesman of Iraq’s Kata’ib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Battalions) Jafar al-Hosseini said Washington has failed in its plots to cut off Syria and Lebanon from Iran and Iraq, and stressed strong opposition to the US military deployment in Iraqi territories. “The US project to separate Syria and Lebanon from Iraq and Iran by imposing control…

Nasrallah: Resistance Today is Stronger than the Israeli Army

Hizbullah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah confirmed that the 2006 victory over the Israeli enemy was achieved not only thanks to the international organizations of the United Nations and others, but also thanks to the Arab League and the Arab regimes, thanks to God and the steadfastness of the Lebanese people. “Hezbollah and the resistance today…

Israel Drills for War with Hezbollah Near Lebanon’s Border

TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli military announced that the regime has recently conducted war games using several divisions, including the infantry regiments, tanks and combat engineering units, in a move, which is apparently aimed at preparation for another war with the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah 12 years after the Israel’s defeat in the 33-day military onslaught against…

Russia is Expanding its Control Over More Syrian Territory

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Russian military police forces have established eight static positions along the 1974 disengagement line and have registered a strong presence with UNDOF  observer forces on the occupied Golan Heights line. Moreover, a Russian force headed by a Russian General arrived, for the second time this year, at the Lebanese Hezbollah…

Putin to Netanyahu: “Your concern about Iran’s presence in Syria must be postponed until terrorism is defeated and Syria is liberated”.

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Much speculation and many “positive outcome” comments were released about a “secret deal” alleged to have taken place during the meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week in Moscow. The Israeli media described it as “successful”, like the last visits (three in…