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Nasrallah: US not behind Arab Spring

The Ahlul Bayt News Agency reports: “What is happening today are genuine national movements, such as in Tunisia and other Arab countries … and were not part of a US project,” Nasrallah said during a wide-ranging interview with Hezbollah’s Al-Manar television Monday evening.  However, said the Hezbollah leader, the US, is making efforts to exploit the changed scenario to its benefit, Lebanese English language newspaper The Daily Star reported. Nasrallah

America’s Next War Theater: Syria and Lebanon? Washington’s War against the Resistance Bloc

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya for Global Research  Washington and its allies, Israel and the Al-Sauds, are taking advantage of the upheavals in the Arab World. They are now working to dismantle the Resistance Bloc and weaken any drive for democracy in the Arab World. The geo-political chessboard is now being prepared for a broader confrontation that will target Tehran and include Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and the Palestinians. Tying Hezbollah’s Hands

‘Iran, Bolivia in unison over revolutions’

Press TV reports: Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani and his Bolivian counterpart have voiced support for the popular revolutions in North Africa and the uprisings in the Middle East. “Talks and negotiations between Iranian and Bolivian officials are an indication of the two countries’ support for the popular revolutions in the region and the nations’ resolve to free themselves from under the yoke of the US imperialism,” said Larijani

Is Adbullah next?

According to the BBC: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has announced increased benefits for his citizens (…): there will be extra funds for housing, studying abroad and social security, according to state television. While Saudi television reported that Bahrain’s King Hamad was also flying into Riyadh on Wednesday. It looks like even the fattest of the fat cats is now getting fearful that the revolutionary tsunami might reach him: just imagine

Interesting statement from Russian President Medvedev

Russian President Medvedev has just made an unannounced visit to the National Anti-Terrorist Committee meeting in the North Ossetian city of Vladikavkaz.  He made a number of interesting, if very debatable comments. a) President Medvedev began by saying that what is now taking place in the Arab world is a “scenario which was first attempted in Russia but which was defeated”. b) He described the situation in the Arab world