“Israel” – Iran: An Undeclared War

Hussam AbdelKareem With Iran moving up on the international scene, the fears of “Israel” have become apparent to the naked eye, leading it to engage in a hidden yet massively influential war against the Islamic Republic. The hostility between “Israel” and Iran has been well established over a period of 43 years now, exactly since…

Soleimani’s Effective Role in Palestine, from Resistance to Liberation

Batool Subeiti Soleimani became more well-known during the last years of his life, but his huge efforts behind the scenes in strengthening the Palestinian resistance formed the greater part of his life in the past two decades. In February 1998, Major General Qassem Soleimani was appointed as commander of the Quds Force by Ayatollah Khamenei,…

Lebanese Take to the Streets in Protest after Lira Hits New Low

The Cradle The World Bank has called Lebanon’s economic crisis the worst since 1850 Lebanon’s national currency, which has been in freefall since late 2019, reached a new low on the morning of 11 January trading on the black market at 33,600 Lira to the dollar. The new low, which first broke 30,000 on 4…

General Soleimani, the Revolutionary, the Martyr, the Legend

Ali Jezzin Qassem Soleimani was far from being just a military leader. He was a revolutionary, jumping from one angle of the region to the other overnight. His sole goal seemed to be fighting off the US-Israeli aggression that the people of West Asia suffered. Many called him the “Shadow commander,” by others “Haj’ Qassem,”…

Nasrallah: Gen. Soleimani Created Resistance Front in Syria, Iraq Against US Occupation

TEHRAN (FNA)- The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said top Iranian anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in a US drone strike near Baghdad airport, helped create a resistance front in Iraq and neighboring Syria against the presence of American occupation forces. Seyed Hassan Nasrallah made the remarks in a…

Remembering Qassem Soleimani

Hussam AbdelKareem Despite his important position, Qassem Soleimani did not change, and he continued to be a field man who spends his time among the fighters on the frontlines as one of them. Qassem Soleimani wasn’t an ordinary soldier. He was not even a professional military officer in the technical sense of the word, as…

Christmas in the Arab World: Resilience in the Face of Crises

Al Mayadeen Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Palestine and Egypt have been through a lot – families wipe their tears and move to celebrate the birth of Christ in 2021. With crippling economic crises and worsening pandemic conditions as Omicron infiltrates society, billions of people taste the bittersweet effect of adversity along with the Christmas celebrations and…

Bashar al-Jaafari: “Syria has Achieved a Great Victory”

Al Mayadeen The Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister sees that Syria has achieved a great victory against terrorism, despite the fact that the war is not over yet. The past decade for Syria has been one of terrorism and fire, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Bashar al-Jaafari told Al Mayadeen on Wednesday. “One cannot talk about the end…

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…