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A Warning from Beirut’s No Bluff Zone

Nasrallah’s Surprise By Rannie Amiri “If you, the Zionists, are considering attacking Lebanon, I am reserving a surprise for you that will change the fate of the war and the region.” – Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, in a speech marking the end of last year’s war with Israel. “We have to take Nasrallah seriously. He has never lied.” – Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, infrastructure minister and member of Israel’s security cabinet, in reference

Interview of Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Naim Qassem

Source: Al-Ahram, 16-22/08-2007 Hizbullah`s Sheikh Naim Qasim speaks to Omayma Abdel-Latif about the resistance movement one year after the US-backed “Israeli” war on Lebanon. Sheikh Naim Qasim: There will be no fresh war in the near future between Hizbullah and “Israel”, according to the Islamic resistance movement`s deputy secretary-general. Speaking to Al-Ahram Weekly from his office in Dahiya, Beirut, Sheikh Naim Qasim said Hizbullah does not expect an imminent “Israeli”

Iran preparing for war with the U.S. via Lebanon

Tehran – Iran is threatening to strike the U.S. with “stronger punches” while Hezbollah vows it is ready to become “dismembered limbs to keep Iran strong and dignified.” This will likely leave Lebanon in the crossfire. The Commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Gen. Rahim Safawi (left in picture), who met Hizbullah’s deputy chief Sheikh Naim Qassem (right in picture) at a religious conference in Tehran, has threatened the United States

Al-Sayyed Nasrallah’s speech at Rayah Stadium on Divine Victory Festival

The full text of the victory speech given by Hizbullah Secretary General, his eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on August 14, 2007, at al-Rayah stadium. I take refuge in God from Satan the outcast, in the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, peace and prayers be upon our Lord and Seal of the Prophets Abu Kassim Mohammad the chosen and upon his infallible household, his chosen

Nasrallah vows colossal surprise if “Israel” attacks, Hizbullah doesn`t want another war with “Israel”

BEIRUT: Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned “Israel” on Tuesday against launching another war on Lebanon, saying any attempt to attack the country “will be faced with a colossal surprise likely to change the fate of the war and the region.” “You might say I am exercising a war of nerves … This is true yet my war of nerves is based on truthful facts and aims at avoiding any

Opposition Wins Lebanon By-Election

BEIRUT, Aug 6–Lebanon’s Western-backed ruling majority was dealt a blow on Monday in by-elections that split the country’s Christian camp in two and boosted the opposition ahead of a presidential poll. Official results showed the candidate representing opposition leader Michel Aoun winning by a slim margin of 418 votes over former president Amin Gemayel, who was backed by the ruling Western-backed coalition. Camille Khoury won 39,534 votes as against 39,116

Hezbollah: Stronger than ever?

Aljazeera, 11-7-2007 By Rula Amin – Southern Lebanon In southern Lebanon, Hizbullah`s traditional stronghold, Lebanese soldiers now stand on the front line with “Israel”. They are supported by 13,000 United Nations troops after the UNIFIL deployment and mandate was extended at the end of the war. No Hizbullah fighters – or their weapons – are anywhere to be seen but everyone knows they are there and still have the upper

Hezbollah official: Israeli army can’t face us

Sheikh Nabil Kaouk, Hezbollah’s leader in south Lebanon said on Tuesday that the Israeli occupation army does not have the ability to face his party another time. In an interview with IRNA Iranian news agency toward the anniversary of the Second Lebanon War, Kaouk said, “It will take the Israeli army a long time to rehabilitate its military and morale ability before it will be ready for another war with

Hezbollah: If Israel attacks, we’ll show them surprises

“Hezbollah is as strong as it needs to be to withstand any Israeli aggression,” Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Kassem told al-Manar Channel Wednesday, in a political talkshow “Maza ba’ad”.“The latest aggression only made us stronger. We acquired forces, we’re still highly prepared,” he said, referring to the Second Lebanon War.Sheikh Kassem said that Hezbollah does not intend to attack, but that if Israel attacks, “we’ll show them some

“Hezbollah is fully re-armed” says Israeli website close the security establishment (caveat emptor!)

Hizballah Has Missiles for Downing Israeli Warplanes One Year after Lebanon War One year ago to the day, the Lebanese Shiite terrorist Hizballah sent a unit across the border into Israel and ambushed an Israeli patrol, killing eight of its members and kidnapping two. The raid, followed by a Katyusha rocket attack on northern Israel sparked the Israeli invasion of Lebanon and a 34-day war. Today, DEBKAfile’s military sources report

Iran Daily’s interview with Seyyed Abdullah Safiadeen, Hezbollah’s envoy in Tehran

Hezbollah Ten Times Stronger July 2006 reminds the world of the 33-day war launched by Israel against Hezbollah. The Zionist regime’s aggressions, which were supported by the US and its allies, destroyed southern Lebanon and killed hundreds of civilians. In fact, the American cluster bombs fired by Israel during the war continue to claim the lives of Lebanese civilians. Lebanese Premier Fuad Siniora had asked the US not to sell

If Israel launches next war round as near as tomorrow … “Hizbullah is ready”!

“Israel” can`t live with impression it lost to a ‘militia’ Source: AFP, 28-6-2007 (via www.moqawama.org) BEIRUT: Hizbullah is busy preparing for another attack by “Israel” in the knowledge that the Jewish (Zionist) state will not rest easy with the results of last summer`s 34-day conflict, military analysts in Beirut believe. Since a UN-brokered cease-fire came into force last August 14, the group has been steadily gearing itself up for the

The secret war against Hizbollah

by Alberto Cruz 06/12/07 “ICH ” — — – A time-worn adage in journalism says that redundancy enables a better understanding of language, so here we go again : the tree of Iraq stops us seeing the Middle East wood. Absorbed in our navel-gazing, we behave like children covering our ears to stave off a reality we find distasteful. That happens in Iraq when we refuse to acknowledge that there

More info on the Lebanease crisis: Who’s Behind the Fighting in North Lebanon?

Inside Narh al-Bared and Bedawi Refugee Camps By Franklin Lamb Tripoli, Lebanon. Wearing a beat-up ratty UNCHR tee-shirt left over from Bint Jbeil and the Israeli-Hezbollah July probably helped. As did, I suspect, the Red Cross jersey, my black and white checkered kaffieyh and the Palestinian flag taped to my lapel as I joined a group of Palestinian aid workers and slipped into Nahr el-Bared trying not to look conspicuous.

The Neocon regime in Washington starts yet another war

First there was Afghanistan, then Iraq, then Somalia (yes, this is a US started war), and now there is Lebanon/Palestine. Please follow me here step by step: For a description of the US “redirection”, i.e. using Al-Qaeda to fight Hezbollah and the Shia in Iraq, please read this. Then for a description of what the effects on the groud are, read this. For a confirmation that the US is, indeed,

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