All Class: Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad, While Fighting Her Own Cancer, Visits Children’s Cancer Hospital In Jaramana

by Jonathan Azaziah

Asma al-Assad is all class; all beauty; all grace; all humanity. Despite being in the middle of her own struggle with breast cancer, Syria’s First Lady has gone to a children’s cancer hospital in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana to spend the first day of Eid al-Adha with Syrian kids fighting off the deadly illness and support them in their battle. They hugged and they laughed. They played games and they talked. They shared stories of their hardships and prayed that they would get better–for themselves, their families, their friends and their nation on top of it. The smile of the Heroine of Homs has never been more incandescent. And having the reciprocated cheesing of these little ones had to make not just her day but her whole LIFE as well as that of President Assad’s. Continue reading All Class: Syrian First Lady Asma al-Assad, While Fighting Her Own Cancer, Visits Children’s Cancer Hospital In Jaramana

We Have Eid al-Adha This Year Thanks To Imam al-Mahdi’s (A.S.) Men In Yemen, Lebanon, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq

by Jonathan Azaziah

Eid al-Adha Mubarak, Eid al-Adha Karim to all and a most unique set of tidings to Yemen’s righteous and resplendent defenders, Ansarullah; Lebanon’s brilliant and brave Men of God, Hizbullah; the unbreakable and unmovable soldiers of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps; the silent but strong and steadfast warriors of Pakistan’s Zaynabyoun; the unsung but undeterred heroes of Afghanistan’s Fatemiyoun; and Iraq’s glorious and gregarious guardians, the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU/Hashd al-Shaabi). On this Celebration of Sacrifice, we remember these Pillars of Resistance whose sacrifices are unlike anything we’ve witnessed in our lifetime, our parents’ lifetime, or even our ancestors’ lifetimes going back a good thousand years. Truly unparalleled indeed. Continue reading We Have Eid al-Adha This Year Thanks To Imam al-Mahdi’s (A.S.) Men In Yemen, Lebanon, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq