Iran’s agents: Hezbollah, Houthis and Popular Mobilization

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

First of all, let’s remind our American, British and European friends and allies and the rest of the world about Gulf security as it is a regional and international challenge. More importantly, what threatens us the most are not Iran’s ballistic missiles and nuclear program.The harm Iran inflicts on us does not come from Qom or from Tehran but through its three Arab agents, Hezbollah, the Houthis and the Popular Mobilization. The latter harbors Bahraini terrorists and trains them ...

Sawsan Al Shaer

Iran pushing Lebanon to war

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Qais Khazali, a leader of a Popular Mobilization Forces’ militia, recently visited the Lebanese borders with Israel. This is a dangerous development that falls within the framework of regional conflict. The leader of an Iraqi militia gets involved in an Iranian mission to spark a clash between Lebanon and Israel! Both parties, the Lebanese Hezbollah and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization, are militias affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards that are managed by General Qassem Soleimani ...

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Who is Qais al-Khazaali, godfather of Iranian-backed Shiite militias?

Monday, 11 December 2017

A video showing the leader of Iraq’s Iranian-backed Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia, Qais Khazaali, appearing at the Lebanese-Israeli border earlier this week has prompted widespread debate. He was seen in the footage in military uniform, meeting with Hezbollah factions and announced: “The whole country together with Hezbollah is ready to fight and prelude to the Islamic state that is ruled by the Awaited Mahdi.” This produced a wide discussion about the character of Khazaali who just ...

Hezbollah deputy says war in Syria helped fighters acquire new ‘skills’

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Hezbollah deputy secretary-general Naim Qassem praised his party’s role in “liberating Syrian cities” and spoke about the “skills” which Hezbollah fighters acquired while fighting alongside Bashar al-Assad’s troops, the Iranian news agency Tasnim reported on Saturday. While delivering a speech at the Imam Sadegh University in Tehran, Qassem said that before engaging in the fighting alongside the Assad regime, Hezbollah fighters only knew how to use ...

Goodbye Lebanon we knew

Monday, 4 December 2017

In full public glare Saad Hariri, accompanied by his wife and son, visited Paris and met with the French president at the Elysee Palace. With his appearance and participation during the Independence Day celebrations in Beirut, Hariri exposed a web of lies and rumors woven around him by the terrorist organization Hezbollah.Presently, the Saudi-Lebanese relations are at an unprecedented crossroads. This crisis has revealed the extent of hatred and lies against Saudi Arabia and its symbols is being ...

Hussein Shobokshi

After Saad Hariri’s return, Washington hopes for ‘calm, stability’ in Lebanon

Sunday, 3 December 2017

The US administration is at ease over how the situation developed in Lebanon as Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to the country and held off his resignation to pave way for President Michel Aoun’s political efforts with cabinet members, which include Hezbollah. A spokesperson for the US State Department told that “the American administration is committed to maintaining stability and security in Lebanon,” adding that’s it concerned about the ...

Saudi FM: Solution in Lebanon is to withdraw weapons from Hezbollah

Friday, 1 December 2017

The solution in Lebanon, according to Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister reiterated, is to withdraw weapons from the Hezbollah terrorist group. Speaking at on Friday at the Mediterranean Dialogue Forum in Rome Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that Hezbollah had used Lebanese banks to smuggle and launder money for their terrorist activities. He said that Lebanon is country kidnapped, by the terrorist group, Hezbollah. In his speech al-Jubeir clarified that the Kingdom has no relations with ...

Hariri: Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

Monday, 27 November 2017

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday that Iran-backed Hezbollah must stop interfering overseas and accept a “neutral” policy to bring an end to Lebanon’s political crisis. “I don’t want a political party in my government that interferes in Arab countries against other Arab countries,” he said in an interview recorded on Monday evening with French broadcaster CNews. “I am waiting for the neutrality which we agreed on in the government,” he ...

Story behind Qaradwi’s shifting position toward Saudi Arabia

Monday, 27 November 2017

Saud al-Qahtani, Advisor of the Saudi Royal court and the General Supervisor of the Center for Studies and Information Affairs, disclosed on Monday the details of the video on which Qatari scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi, appeared on May 31, 2013, in a position quite different from his previous stand in support of Hezbollah. Al-Qahtani, in a series of tweets, attributed the "dramatic change" in the Qaradawi’s views (and of Muslim Brotherhood), that the "the ruler of Qatar was ...

Lebanon: Is cheat-and-retreat back on the menu?

Sunday, 26 November 2017

The Arab League holds an emergency meeting on Lebanon. France and the United States agree to work together to contain the Lebanese Hezbollah. Russia indicates support for compromise. Iran’s official government invites everyone to “joint diplomatic efforts” while the unofficial government promises fire and brimstone against attempts at curbing Hezbollah. These recent Middle East headlines remind me of “The Adventures of Emir Arsalan The Famous”, a popular Persian ...

Amir Taheri

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