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Hezbollah: 77 out of 128 MPs support resistance to Israel in new Lebanese Parliament

Description: Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General, Sheikh Naim Qassem, asserted in a recent interview on Al-Manar TV, that 77 out of the 128 MPs in Lebanon’s new Parliament support the strategic path of military resistance to Israel. Source: Al Manar TV via Kalam Siyasi (YouTube) Date: May 24, 2022 (Please help MEO keep producing independent translations for you by contributing a sustainable monthly amount https://www.patreon.com/MiddleEastObserver) Transcript: Sheikh Naim Qassem, Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General: If I

A major national embarrassment is being hidden from Ukrainians

By Nikolai Storozhenko and translated by Saker Translators Original Link: https://m.vz.ru/world/2022/5/17/1158916.html There was no surrender by Azov National Battalion militants, Kiev assures us. There was only an “evacuation” (not clear to where), and this bit of demagoguery was happily picked up by both Ukrainian and world mass media. The effort to conceal the embarrassing truth about the situation on the frontlines is consistent with how Kiev explains the catastrophic state

Nasrallah: The blood of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is on the hands of Arab leaders

Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on May 13, 2022, during the last electoral meeting before the legislative elections in Lebanon held on May 15. Source: video.moqawama.org Translation: resistancenews.com Transcript: […] Before I address the specific issues of this meeting and our upcoming (electoral) battle in two days, let me spend a few minutes on the crime perpetrated by the soldiers of the Zionist occupation that led to

Norman Finkelstein : Russia has the historical right to invade Ukraine (updated with transcript)

The Debrief with Briahna Joy Gray, April 8, 2022. Source: http://www.normanfinkelstein.com/norman-finkelstein-on-ideology-in-the-classroom-and-ukraine-the-debrief-with-briahna-joy-gray/ Transcript: Question: How much of a similarity maybe do you see between the kind of… the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the way some people handle some of the reactionary and right-wing elements in the Palestinian defense and opposition, versus how some of the left is talking about the Ukraine defense and the Azov battalions… Do you think there’s

From the Finlandization of Ukraine to the Ukraine-ization of Finland

Translated by Ricardo Nuno Costa for the Saker Blog The Finnish President and Prime Minister today announced their support for the country’s membership of NATO at the forthcoming summit in Madrid on 29-30 June. I have no illusions, this is bound to happen without the will of the Finns for which a popular referendum had been promised on the matter, or that it will even be submitted to Parliament, where

The Value of Russia’s Contract Army in Modern Warfare (Rostislav Ishchenko)

Attacks on headquarters and “what did we do?” https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20220422/1033832507.html April 22, 2022 Translated by Leo V. Modern warfare is very difficult to wage. Especially a long war. On the one hand, the population of any country is easily excited and demands severe punishment for the insidious enemy, smashing his capital to rubble in response to the theft of a chicken from our territory. On the other hand, people like war

Nasrallah to Israel: ‘From here on, Iran may strike you back directly’

Original link: http://middleeastobserver.net/nasrallah-to-israel-from-here-on-iran-may-strike-you-back-directly/ Description: Hezbollah’s leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel in a speech on International Quds Day on 29 April 2022, that the Islamic Republic of Iran may strike back directly at the Tel Aviv regime from here on in retaliation for any attacks on Iranian forces in the region. Source: Spot Shot Video (YouTube) Date: May 1, 2022 (Please help MEO keep producing independent translations for you by contributing a sustainable

Sergey Glazyev: For those who still don’t understand

Source:  https://glazev.ru/articles/10-vlast-i-obshhestvo/101493-narod-plokho-ponimaet-chto-proiskhodit Machine Translation and then checked and finessed by the Saker Blog Translators I will try to briefly explain and justify the necessary measures to achieve Victory A special military operation (SVO) revealed a plan prepared in advance by the US power and financial elite to seize power in Russia. It includes the following components and stages. 1. Wear out the Russian armed forces in a war with well-trained

Yuri Podolyaka: Good vs Evil

Yuri Podolyaka is an analyst who recently had his channel terminated on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSQSxUJb4zH1SEpzNerSLLg) There is an English dubbed unofficial channel version made by one of his subscribers: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY2z16SQZAUlHBxPelmh-Wg/about) He can also be found on VK (https://vk.com/id291496944) and Telegram (https://t.me/informdefense) This transcript is from his Telegram Channel.  The translators felt that his presentation style is very fast and will present his more important work in transcript style. Good vs Evil

Queen and king set out on the chessboard

When a broken empire warns that “geopolitics is back”, we all know what means Translated for the Saker Blog from the original text in Portuguese from Geopol.pt It is clear that a new world will emerge from the current conflict in Ukraine, but this has been known since the Anglo-Saxon Bretton Woods system was declared bankrupt a good three years ago. So I don’t believe there will be any major

Chechen Soldier in Mariupol Recalls Moment Where He Saw Azov Battalion’s True Face

Translated and subtitled by Leo V. April 25, 2022 Zaur – Military serviceman of Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov’s Regiment: It’s possible that before I came here, I doubted [the stories] a little bit. But back then when we freed the first prisoners from the house, which was directly situated nearby the Azovstal’ [factory], when those prisoners and civilians came out from the basements, they hugged and kissed us. And told us that

Svetlana Pikta Interviews Yuri Podolyaka About Transnistria Conflict

The newer Saker Community Translations team recently uploaded videos to BitChute with hard subtitles. If problems occur with making the below embedded video full-screen, go to this link: https://www.bitchute.com/video/haHLJB79FsvN/ Yuri Podolyaka is an analyst who recently had his channel terminated on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSQSxUJb4zH1SEpzNerSLLg) There is an English dubbed unofficial channel version made by one of his subscribers: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY2z16SQZAUlHBxPelmh-Wg/about) He can also be found on VK (https://vk.com/id291496944) and Telegram (https://t.me/informdefense) The

Anatoly Shariy – Embargo Failure

The newer Saker Community Translations team recently uploaded videos to BitChute with hard subtitles. If problems occur with making the below embedded video full-screen, go to this link: https://www.bitchute.com/video/Cg5IjCKoDvk7/ Bridging the communication gap about gas, oil and tankers, money and the failure of embargoes!

Nasrallah: the Liberation of Palestine is Imminent

Translation:  Resistance News Speech of Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) pulpit on the eve of the International Al-Quds Day, April 26, 2022. Al-Quds International Day is celebrated every last Friday of the Holy Month of Ramadan. This year, it will be held on Friday 29th. Before this occasion, a Virtual Quds Forum is held each year via video conference, as a “Unified Platform” that gathers leaders,

Nasrallah: The war in Ukraine unmasked the racism and hypocrisy of the West

Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on March 8, 2022, on the occasion of the Day of the Wounded.Source: video.moqawama.org Translation: resistancenews.com […] O my brothers and sisters, the events happening around us in terms must strengthen our awareness, our lucidity and our understanding of things, the conclusions we draw from them for the current equations, as well as the lessons and teachings we learn from them. This

Russia at war

War – for a long time by Evgeny Norin from the Telegram “Readovka” channel and translated for the Saker Blog War is too serious a matter to be approached with complacent illusions. Nevertheless, in Russia, it seems, many are still quite seriously convinced that the ongoing operation in Ukraine is just another local conflict that can be quickly ended in the style of the Five-Day War in Georgia, after which

Events Like These Only Happen Once Every Century (Sergey Glazyev)

Source: Business Online Magazine – Events Like These Only Happen Once Every Century March 27, 2022 Translated by Leo. Bolds and italics used for emphasise. “Events like these only happen once every century”: Sergei Glazyev on the breaking of an epoch and the change of ways. Is it possible to stabilize the ruble in three days? And why are the Ukrainian ‘zombies’ not giving up? “After failing to weaken the

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