More Western Personnel Under Investigation for Gen. Soleimani Killing, May Be Charged

Samuel Geddes The anonymous source reiterated Tehran’s determination to pursue every individual involved in the killing, making particular mention of the drone operators. An informed source has confirmed that Iran’s judiciary is actively investigating several more western military and intelligence personnel in connection with the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on…

Ain ar-Rummāneh: From Beirut to Canberra

Makram Khoury-Machool How is the Zio-American pact exerting pressure on Lebanon? and how is the Lebanese resistance hampering the remaining or renewed Zio-American plans? Lebanese geography is not the only factor we must focus on in order to see the causes of the strained security situation in Lebanon in view of the Tayyouneh (Ain ar-Rummāneh)…

Beirut Sniper Identified as Employee of US Embassy

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Lebanese journalist identified a US embassy employee as one of the snipers who opened fire at supporters of Hezbollah and Amal movements who were marching peacefully towards the Palace of Justice in Central Beirut. In a post on his twitter account on Friday, Hosein Mortada released a photo of Shukri Abu…

Washington or Moscow: Decision-Time for Erdogan in Northern Syria

Tulin Daloglu Erdogan’s Syria choices seem increasingly limited by unflagging US support for his Kurdish foes. Turkey’s only option may be a Russian one. Photo Credit: The Cradle Continued US support for Kurdish militants is taking its toll on US-Turkish relations. Turkey’s President Erdogan may finally have to choose between an American or Russian direction…

An American Ploy to Pump Stolen Palestinian Gas into Lebanese Homes?

Firas Al-Shoufi The American offer to supply Lebanon’s energy needs via an Arab Pipeline through Egypt, Jordan and Syria has one glaring downside. It will likely be Israeli gas lighting up Lebanon’s grids. Two questions need to be answered to understand America’s paradoxical behavior towards Syria and Lebanon in recent weeks. Years of US-sponsored asymmetrical…

Snipers from Rooftops: Testing Out a Third War

Mohammad Faraj The Third War’s main target is to incite domestic tensions by politicizing the Beirut Blast investigations and directing accusations towards one public. “Israel” and the US have experienced two wars against the Resistance in Lebanon – the first of which was a direct confrontation in July 2006. According to a study by Anthony…

Hezbollah is Prepared to Expel America from Lebanon

The Cradle’s Lebanon Correspondent If the US does not cease its destabilizing activities in Lebanon, Hezbollah threatens to remove American influence from all Lebanese institutions. Photo Credit: The Cradle As US interference in Lebanon’s collapse continues, Hezbollah threatens retaliatory steps to eject American influence across all Lebanese institutions. In a bold announcement that made no…

Bellingcat Funded by US and UK Intelligence Contractors that Aided Extremists in Syria

Kit Klarenberg Supposedly “independent” website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc – and reaped massive profits – in Syria. Since its launch in July 2014, the self-styled open-source investigations website Bellingcat has cemented itself as a darling of mainstream Western media, with its dives into alleged Syrian government chemical…

Israel Bombs T4 Airbase in Homs to Drag US Forces into a Regional War

Miri Wood Israel engaged in another round of war crimes against Syria, at 21:30 October 8, bombing the T4 military airport in Homs countryside. Though Syrian air defense intercepted most of the missiles, six Syrian Arab Army soldiers were wounded in the attack, in addition to material damage, the extent undisclosed at this writing. Israel…

More than 50 US Vehicles Carrying Soldiers Enter Syria from Iraq

Al Mayadeen This batch of vehicles is the second in two weeks, after US forces introduced about 70 vehicles a week ago. US forces brought about 50 vehicles loaded with equipment and weapons from Iraq to Syria, as revealed by a source to Al Mayadeen. The source added that “these vehicles carry a number of…