Category Archives: Resistance

Iranians Commemorate Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom Anniversary

TEHRAN (FNA) – Millions of people in Iran on Tuesday mourned on Ashoura, the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (PBUH).

Tens of millions took part in massive processions across Iran, marking the anniversary of the martyrdom of one of Shiite Islam’s most beloved leaders. Continue reading Iranians Commemorate Imam Hussein’s Martyrdom Anniversary

Rallies Held Throughout Iran to Mark US Embassy Takeover

TEHRAN (FNA) – Iranians in different cities across the country took part in massive rallies chanting “Death to US” to mark the anniversary of the US embassy takeover in 1979.

Tens of thousands of Iranians from all walks of life, including school and university students, took to the streets to commemorate the National Day of Campaign against Global Arrogance and the National Student Day in massive rallies on Tuesday. Continue reading Rallies Held Throughout Iran to Mark US Embassy Takeover

Hundreds of thousands in Lebanon mourn Imam Hussein

As hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslims converged onto Beirut’s southern suburbs in Lebanon, the Ashoura procession also turned into a massive show of support for Hezbollah.

Dressed in black from head to toe, hundreds of thousands of mourners filled the streets of the southern suburbs of Beirut, to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein. Continue reading Hundreds of thousands in Lebanon mourn Imam Hussein

Houthis commemorate Ashoura in Yemen

Shia Muslim Houthis have commemorated Ashura, the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH) in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, Press TV report.

Thousands of Shia Houthis gathered in an indoor stadium in Sana’a on Tuesday to honor Ashura, the 10th day of the lunar month of Muharram, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia imam.

“We should always remember the principles which Imam Hussein sacrificed his life for. Imam Hussein and his companions stood firmly against all the oppressors and their plots,” said Ali Jadban, a Houthi loyalist, in an address to the massive gathering of mourners in Sana’a. Continue reading Houthis commemorate Ashoura in Yemen

Yemen’s Houthis take city south of capital

by Ahmad Al-Haj, The Associated Press (reprinted by The Daily Star)

ADEN: Yemen’s powerful Shiite rebels who are in control of the capital swept a central city south of the capital Wednesday, after repelling Al-Qaeda militants in nearly two-weeks of deadly battles, officials said. Continue reading Yemen’s Houthis take city south of capital

Palestinian Operation in Al-Quds Kills One Settler, Injures Others

A pickup truck rammed into a group of Zionists assembled at a rail road station in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding a number of others, the Zionist Channel 2 reported.

The operation was carried out by a Palestinian from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat, it added.

Palestinian Islamic Resistance movement Hamas claimed responsibility for the daring operation. Continue reading Palestinian Operation in Al-Quds Kills One Settler, Injures Others

Venezuela Announces Another Increase to Minimum Wage

President Nicolas Maduro announced that a 15 percent increase in the minimum wage will take effect in December.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a 15 percent increase in the minimum wage Monday, saying the measure will come into force from December this year.

The Venezuelan leader also announced an increase of 0.5 to 0.75 percent in the value of the food allowances given to employees by their employer. Continue reading Venezuela Announces Another Increase to Minimum Wage

Sayyed Nasrallah: We’ll Have the Honor of Defeating the Coward Takfiris

by Marwa Haidar, Al-Manar

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said that the coward Takfiris have no future in the region, stressing that the resistance party will have the honor to defeat them.

Sayyed Nasrallah

In a speech addressing mourners in al-Raya Stadium in the tenth day of Muharram, Sayyed Nasrallah stated that the Takfiris wanted to control all the Syrian territories but they couldn’t, noting that this is a great victory.

His eminence said that the Israeli leaders are worried about the abilities of the resistance, assuring that the Zionist enemy can’t launch a war against Lebanon because of its full readiness. Continue reading Sayyed Nasrallah: We’ll Have the Honor of Defeating the Coward Takfiris

Sayyed Nasrallah Appears in Person For Ashoura: Our Candidate for President is Michel Aoun

Defying all threats, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah appeared in person at Sayyed Shohadaa complex on the eve of Ashura, unleashing stances on internal and regional issues.

Sayyed Nasrallah”Our actual candidate for the presidential elections is General Michel Aoun,” Sayyed Nasrallah said from Beirut’s southern suburb in commemoration of the tenth night of Ashura, adding that “he who’s betting on external conflicts to elect the President will wait for years.” He said that if the local forces want to engage in national dialogue, “they must first liberate themselves from regional vetoes.” Continue reading Sayyed Nasrallah Appears in Person For Ashoura: Our Candidate for President is Michel Aoun

ISIS Backpedalling at Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields; Syrian Arab Army on the Offensive

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

After 5 days of heavy firefights at the Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National Defense Forces (NDF) have countered the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s (ISIS) offensive in east Homs, recapturing lost territory and killing scores of militants during the fierce clashes. Earlier today, the SAA recaptured the Hayyan Gas Fields, securing the area and forcing the ISIS militants to retreat further north. Continue reading ISIS Backpedalling at Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields; Syrian Arab Army on the Offensive