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The Saudi Purge: The Middle East Is On The Verge Of New War

https://southfront.org/the-saudi-purge-the-middle-east-is-on-the-verge-of-new-war/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Saudi Arabia is going through a major internal political crisis the likes of which has rarely been seen. A missile gets fired on the Saudi capital. A missile, which was allegedly built in Iran and smuggled to Yemen, just to be fired at Saudi

Syrian War Report – August 24, 2017: Second ISIS-held Pocket Is Created In Central Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-24-2017-second-isis-held-pocket-is-created-in-central-syria/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover On August 23, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies closed the second pocket in the province of Homs liberating the Dahik mount, the al-Minshare mount and the villages of Harif, al-Asfuriah, Rud al-Wahesh, and Qatqat. A high

The Capitulation of “Grand Liban”

Foreword by the Saker: It is my pleasure to share with you an exceptionally well written and interesting report by Ghassan Kadi about the situation in Lebanon and the dynamics in the region.  I am also happy to report that Kadi will now regularly write for the Saker blog and share his insights and analyses with us.  I have also agreed with him to follow up today’s article with an

The Saker interviews General (Ret.) Amine Htaite of the Lebanese Armed Forces

(This interview was very kindly translated by Ghassan Kadi to whom I want to express my deepest gratitude.  The Saker) The Saker: Please introduce yourself to your readers, education, professional experience, military experience, political leanings, religion, etc. General Htaite:  My name is Amine Htaite, I am a retired general in the Lebanese Army, PhD in Law, a lecturer in the Lebanese University and Islamic University in Lebanon. I am the

Full speech delivered by Hezbullah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah on Friday August 15, 2014.

I take refuge in Allah from the stoned devil. In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be upon the Seal of Prophets, our Master and Prophet, Abi Al Qassem Mohammad, on his chaste and pure Household, on his chosen companions and on all messengers and prophets. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessings. We meet today on this dear annual anniversary of the historic

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday December 16th, 2012.

In The Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be upon our Master and Prophet – the Seal of prophets – Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household, his chosen companions and on all prophets and messengers. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessings. It is our happiness and pleasure to meet in this blessed honorable ceremony which in one of its

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on the first night of Ashura

I take refuge in Allah from the stoned devil. In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be on the Seal of prophets, our Master and Prophet, Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household and on his chosen companions and on all messengers and prophets. Peace be on you, my master and Lord Abi Abdullah, and on all the souls gathering around your

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Martyr’s Day

I take refuge in Allah from the stoned devil. In The Name of Allah, The Most Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, The Lord of the World. Peace be upon our Master and Prophet – the Seal of prophets – Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household, his chosen companions and on all prophets and messengers. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and

Lebanon’s red lines, bared

By Sharmine Narwani for the Asia Times What a difference a week can make in the Middle East. On October 19, when a car bomb tore through the upscale Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh in Beirut killing a major security official, Lebanon shuddered in fear that the era of political assassinations was back. Politicians and commentators didn’t miss a beat. The murder of Internal Security Forces (ISF) Information Branch head Wissam

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday, September 16, 2012.

In The Name of Allah, The Most Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be upon our Master and Prophet – the Seal of prophets – Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household, his chosen companions and on all prophets and messengers. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessings. My word today will primary tackle what we have witnessed during the past few days – namely

Speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during the central Iftar held by the Islamic Resistance Support Association

In The Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be upon our Master and Prophet – the Seal of prophets – Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household, his chosen companions and on all prophets and messengers. Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessings. I welcome all of you in the various meeting places – Dahiyeh, Baalbeck, Nabatiyeh, and Tyr – and

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on March 15th, 2012.

In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. Peace be on the Seal of prophets, our Master and Prophet, Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste and pure Household and on his chosen companions and on all messengers and prophets. Peace be upon you and Allah Mercy and blessings.First I would like to thank you for your attendance and participation in this blessed ceremony. I also would

Speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on December 6th, 2011

In the Name of Allah, The Compassionate, The Most Merciful. May Allah reward you and us generously for our great catastrophe which afflicted us by the martyrdom of Abi Abdullah Al Hussein (Peace be upon him). Peace be upon you and Allah’s mercy and blessings. I liked to be among you for a few of minutes. They allowed me to do so for that long only or else I would

Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on December 1 2011

As I pledged yesterday my speech tonight would be on the political developments in Lebanon and the general political situation especially pertaining to the government, the STL, funding the STL and what is connected to it.I am before two topics. The first topic is important and it helps as a prelude to usher to the second topic. The first topic has to do with the general political speech in the

Hezbollah dismantles two major CIA spy rings in Lebanon and Iran

Haaretz reports: Report: Dozens of U.S. spies captured in Lebanon and Iran Dozens of spies working for the CIA were captured recently in Lebanon and Iran, current and former U.S. officials told The Associated Press and ABC News on Monday. The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of the U.S. spies, officials told The Associated Press. Hezbollah’s longtime leader, Sheik Hassan

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah reaction to the STL indictments

Transcript of the speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah via Al Manar TV in which he commented on the indictment released by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Saturday July2, 2011. I take refuge in Allah from the stoned devil. Praise be to Allah the Lord of the world. Peace be on our Master and Prophet Abi Al Qassem Mohammad and on his chaste Household, chosen companions

STL indictments most likely to turn into political boomerangs

Since the threat of at STL indictment did not prevent Hezbollah from toppling the Hariri government, the US-Israeli run “Special Tribunal” as finally issued four indictments. According to the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star the names on the list include Salim Ayyash, Asad Sabra, Hasan Ainessi and Mustafa Badreddine. The latter is the the brother in-law of assassinated Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh whom he replaced as Hezbollah’s chief operations officer. The

STL indictments most likely to turn into political boomerangs

Since the threat of at STL indictment did not prevent Hezbollah from toppling the Hariri government, the US-Israeli run “Special Tribunal” as finally issued four indictments. According to the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star the names on the list include Salim Ayyash, Asad Sabra, Hasan Ainessi and Mustafa Badreddine. The latter is the the brother in-law of assassinated Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh whom he replaced as Hezbollah’s chief operations officer. The

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