US Transferring ISIL Terrorists from Syria to Western Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US forces in Western Iraq are relocating ISIL ringleaders from Syria to Wadi Houran region in Western al-Anbar province after the area was cleansed by Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces), an official revealed. “After the US forces prevented Iraqi forces from approaching Wadi Houran and the Western desert of al-Anbar, finally, Hashd…

Iraq Should Never Become a US-Occupied Territory

TEHRAN (FNA)- Following the US assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad International Airport, the Iraqi PM, the Iraqi Parliament Speaker and the Iraqi Parliament demanded that the US Alliance forces leave Iraq. As expected, the US, UK, Australia, Canada and Germany have…

Moqtada al-Sadr Calls for Million-Man March against US Troops in Iraq

Peoples Dispatch Protesters vandalising the US embassy in Baghdad on December 30. (Photo : Reuters) Moqtada al-Sadr, the leader of the largest parliamentary block in Iraq, Sairoon, has given a call for a million-man march on January 17, Friday, against the presence of US troops in the country. “The skies, land and sovereignty of Iraq…

Iraq is the Next Battleground

Elijah J. Magnier Well-informed and established sources at Iraqi Prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi’s office in Baghdad believe “the US is unwilling to listen to reason, to the Iraqi government or the parliament. It has the intention of bringing war upon itself and transforming Iraq into a battlefield, by refusing to respect the law and…

Strikes in Iraq and Syria: US Terror for the New Year

Tony Cartalucci US strikes against targets in Iraq in Syria belonging to Iranian-linked militias operating across the territory of both Middle Eastern nations directly before New Year’s marked a new low for US foreign policy in the region. The strikes were soon followed by the assassination of senior Iranian military leader General Qasem Soleimani who headed…

A New Middle East “Made in Iran” is About to Be Born

Elijah J. Magnier It would be inaccurate to say the US will leave the Middle East. However, it is certain that the assassination of one single man – the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani – is diminishing US influence significantly. This could not have happened without the (in) direct help of US President Donald Trump. Trump…

US Army Sustains Heavy Casualties in Iran Missile Attacks

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 80 US army personnel have been killed and nearly 200 more wounded in Iran’s Wednesday missile attacks carried out in reprisal for the assassination of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Qods Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani. “Early estimates indicate heavy US casualties in Iran’s missile attack,” an informed IRGC Intelligence Department told…

Iranian Messages Behind Attacking US Bases in Iraq, and the Consequences

Elijah J. Magnier Just after midnight local time today, Iranian ballistic missiles “Fateh 313” hit two military bases in Iraq that host a significant concentration of US forces, along with other allies. The Iranian direct hit was the retaliation for the US assassination of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds brigade Sardar Qassem Soleimani and his…

Fragmentation in the Axis of Resistance Led to Soleimani’s Death

Elijah J. Magnier The assassination of its leader represents the supreme test for the Axis of Resistance. All sides, friend and foe, are awaiting its response. It was not the US decision to fire missiles against the IRGC commander Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani that killed the Iranian officer and his companions in Baghdad. Yes, of…

US Starts Troops Pullout amid Iran’s ‘Tough Revenge’ Warnings

The United States has started retreating troops from the region on Sunday after Iran warned of painstaking retaliation for the assassination of its top general, and despite President Donald Trump’s bombastic remarks that it would bomb 52 Iranian sites if Tehran embarks on threats. Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassem…