by Hussein Dakroub, The Daily Star
BEIRUT: A war of words flared up Monday between MP Michel Aoun’s Free Patriotic Movement and the Future Movement over the presidential deadlock, threatening to raise political tension in the volatile country and further complicate already stalled attempts to elect a new president.
Coupled with mounting security threats linked to the war in Syria, the political escalation, a norm in Lebanon’s turbulent history, reflected the state of disarray and divisions in the country following the rival parties’ failure to elect a president or hold parliamentary elections on time.
A number of Future lawmakers lashed out at Aoun, accusing him of losing his temper after the FPM leader charged that the Future Movement took orders from Riyadh and accused Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal of vetoing his candidacy for the presidency. Continue reading Michel Aoun: Decision On Lebanese Presidency Blocked by Saudi Arabia
Hezbollah praised the heroic operation carried out by the Palestinian Mujahid Ibrahim Akari in the occupied town of al-Quds on Wednesday.
In a statement released by the party’s Media Relations late on Wednesday, Hezbollah said: “This successful operation is a model for the popular and continuous resistance.” Continue reading Hizbullah Praises Heroic Operation in Al-Quds: Model of Continuous Resistance
by Madd Cold (Jonathan Azaziah, Mouqawamah Music EXCLUSIVE)
When a tyrant puts his sword to the oppressed…
Will you watch and cower, your courage proper soured and your nerves got devoured at the thought of a man being tortured in duress…
Or will you raise your voice and tell him to stop it at once…
You make peace with your Creator because you made your choice and yelled at the top of your lungs…
That you won’t be silent as injustice unfolds…
And you tell the rest of the crowd, don’t be quiet, we can stomach the blows…
We can deal with the cuts, we can cope with the bruises…
But we cannot live with our dignity broken, snapped like necks choking in nooses… Continue reading On Which Side Shall You Stand When The Skies Rain Blood? (Ya Hussein Is…)
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
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.
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
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
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed Sunday that the Islamic Resistance of Lebanon is engaged on the Syrian front in order to deter the U.S., Zionist and Takfiri hegemony. Continue reading S. Nasrallah: We Fight in Syria So ISIS Massacres Won’t Be Repeated in Lebanon