Iran: Powerful and Determined

Andre VltchekI refuse to describe Iran as a victim. It is not. It is one of the most influential and strong-minded nations on Earth. When facing mortal danger, its people unite, harden themselves and get ready to face invaders, no matter how threatening they might be. Iran is home to one of the oldest and…

Iraq in the Balance Between Iran and the USA

Elijah J. Magnier Iran and the US have been at war since 1979, when the “Islamic Republic” took power. This war will continue as long as the US seeks to defeat Iran, which in turn seeks to force the US out of the Middle East. Occasionally, the war manifests as direct clashes between the two…

US Attempting to Control Iraq’s Political Atmosphere

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US is attempting to restore its control over Iraq and has hired a number of Iraqi politicians to this end, a senior analyst warned. “The US is pursuing a new strategy since Iraq’s victory over the ISIL with the aim of political changes in the country and it is coaxing a number…

Hashd Al-Shaabi Commander Reveals Foreign Aid to ISIL in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) said that a large number of foreign-made bombs and ammunitions have been found at ISIL hideouts in Iraq to prove foreign states’ support for the terrorist group. Hashd al-Shaabi forces have discovered several 30-kg bombs and other light bombs used to kill people and…

UNIFIL Serves Israel. The Hezbollah Deterrence Will Remain

Elijah J. Magnier Every year, before renewing the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) mandate, voices are heard from Israel and the US administration asking to expand the term and duties of UNIFIL in order to serve Israel’s goals. The US administration stands shoulder to shoulder with Israel in trying to achieve by other…

US Supporting ISIL Attacks in Iraqi Provinces

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi official said that all recent terrorist attacks in the three provinces of al-Anbar, Salahuddin and Babel by the ISIL militants came with the US support. “At present, the US forces are using the leverage of ISIL return to pressure the government to extend their deployment in Iraq,” Hamid al-Hayes, the…

Hashd Al-Shaabi: ISIL Reactivated in Iraq with US Assistance

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi popular forces) warned that the ISIL terrorist group has been reinvigorated and activated again in a number of provinces in Iraq. “The Americans and the ISIL terrorists are repeating the same scenario they played during the collapse of Mosul in 2014, in Babel, Salahuddin and Diyali…

What Has Washington Offered to Syrians Other than Terrorism and Siege?

24 April، 2020 Damascus, SANA US officials continue to lie and mislead the US public opinion to cover up the flagrant role of the USA in backing, financing and arming terrorist organizations in Syria, on top of them “Daesh and Jabhat al-Nusra”, which stand out as the two major forms of terrorism throughout the war…

100 Days After the Assassination of Soleimani: Did the US Achieve its Objectives?

Elijah J. Magnier A breach in the Israeli fence on the Lebanese-Syrian borders and a portrait of Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandes, Qasem Soleimani and Imad Moughnniyeh left behind (Photo @alishoeib1970). Part I On the 3rd January 2020, a US drone assassinated Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani, Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Brigade at…