Is Lebanon Iran’s Hostage or its Lackey?

Atousa Pilger 22 June 2018

by Atousa Pilger
During Lebanon’s 15 years of civil war (1975-1990), despite foreign occupation, the Lebanese state fought to prevent its collapse, as well as sustain a healthy relationship with the international community and its Arab neighbors.

Iran regime’s comments about Hezbollah angers Lebanese politicians

Azita Carlson 15 June 2018

by Azita Carlson
The head of Iran’s elite suppressive Quds Force has claimed that the Iran-backed Hezbollah now dominates the Lebanese government, following the recent elections, which has sparked angry reactions from Beirut.
Major General Qassem Soleimani, who is blacklisted by the US, can be seen calling the May 6 Lebanese elections a “referendum” and a “victory” for Iran and its allies, in a video that is now being widely circulated on Lebanese social media.

Canada votes to condemn Iran Regime

Canada votes to condemn Iran Regime

Saeed 14 June 2018

by Saeed
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau changed his tune on re-establishing diplomatic relations with the Iranian Regime on Tuesday, when he and the rest of the Liberal cabinet voted in favour of a Conservative motion to condemn the Regime.

Lebanese PM: Iranian interference is not in anyone’s best interests

Staff Writer 12 June 2018

by Staff writer, SF
The Lebanese Prime Minister has criticized a high-ranking Iranian general for comments that he recently made praising Iran-backed groups in Lebanon for gains that they made in the country’s parliamentary elections in May.
Saad Hariri told journalists on Monday that the comments made by Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, were "regrettable". He added that Iranian interference in Lebanon's internal affairs was not in the interests of Iran, Lebanon, or the Middle East.

Golan Heights

Will Iran stay away from Golan Heights?

Azita Carlson 08 June 2018

by Azita Carlson
Iran’s quest for regional hegemony is now heading towards the Golan border, but its success and progress will depend largely on Russia. Russia, as well as providing air cover, is also a deterrent against Israel.
The Iran threat is growing and many of the leaders in the Middle East are growing increasingly concerned about the Iranian regime’s next move, especially now that the United States is exiting the 2015 nuclear deal.

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