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Saudi Arabia: Hezbollah to Disarm as Hariri Talks of Return to Lebanon

Beirut (MEE) – Adel al-Jubeir condemned Hezbollah as a ‘first class terrorist organization’ destabilizing Lebanese politics. Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has called for Lebanon’s Hezbollah to be disarmed and denied that the country’s prime minister was being held against his will in the kingdom. Saad Hariri, who announced his shock resignation from Saudi Arabia on 4 November, is […]

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How the Hariri Resignation Fits the Saudi and Israeli Agenda

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation over the weekend was announced from Saudi Arabia. Following a meeting with Saudi officials this weekend, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri tendered his resignation citing concerns for his life. According to Hariri, he was afraid to remain in Lebanon any longer, saying he was afraid he would end up […]

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Netanyahu to Shoigu: Israel ‘Won’t Tolerate’ Iranians in Syria

Two Aviv (GPA) – Russia and Israel have reached a deal for a 10-15 kilometer wide buffer zone between the Israeli border and Iranians in Syria. Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu a day after Israel targeted a Russian-made air defense system in Syria. The two […]

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Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Offers Balanced View on Kurdish Referendum

Beirut (Duran) – Nasrallah calls for political unity while opposing ethnonationalism and imperialism. The leader of the Lebanese party Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has articulated a defense of territorial unity across the Arab world while also calling for respecting the human rights of all non-Arab minorities across the region. In a speech which invoked the ideals anti-imperialist Arab […]

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Israel Threatens War with Syria Over Iranian Presence in The Country

Tel Aviv (AHT) – Ayelet Shaked, the Justice Minister of Israel, has just threatened the Syrian government stating that Israel “will do what is necessary” if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad does not keep Iran out of Syria. The Israeli government – who last week bombed a Syrian military outpost, killing two soldiers – have now […]

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Opinion: Resistance and Faith of Galilee

Submitted by Damir Nazarov Reader Submission (GPA) – Galilee is a region of historical importance in the north of Palestine bordering on Lebanon. After Palestine had been occupied, this very region was subject to frequent attacks by Palestinian guerrillas of Fatah and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) from the territory of Lebanon. However, the civil […]

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Nasrallah: Israeli Aggression Result of Normalizing Relations with Arab States

Beirut (TeleSUR) – Nasrallah stressed that Israel’s ploy at al-Aqsa Mosque had failed. The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said Wednesday Israel’s acts of aggression at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound are the consequences of the so-called peace plan between Israelis and Palestinians. Nasrallah made the remarks in Beirut during a meeting with Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special […]

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Resistance & Liberation Day: An Uplifting Follow-Up to Trump’s Tour

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanon’s Resistance and Liberation Day celebration is a powerful and optimistic follow-up to Trump’s dystopian visit to Riyadh and Israel last week. Resistance and Liberation Day takes place on May 25th. It celebrates Lebanon’s victory in 2000 when Israel was forced out of South Lebanon by Hezbollah forces. Which ultimately ended the South […]