by Altaf Ahmad, Press TV
Millions of black-clad mourners flooding the holy city of Karbala for Arba’een. They have flocked to the holy city of Karbala from all over the world in a deafening roar of determination in the face of ISIL-led terrorism. Continue reading A record high: 20 million mourners mark Arba’een in Iraq’s Karbala
Beirut, SANA – Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki said that Syria’s steadfastness has foiled the plan which was concocted for the region, because Syria is the gateway to Iraq and Iran, adding that those who were betting on a military solution are now seeking a political solution for the crisis in Syria. Continue reading Al-Maliki: Syria’s steadfastness foiled plan concocted for the region
A senior aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Israel’s spy agency, Mossad, of training ISIL terrorists operating in Iraq and Syria, Press TV reports.
Alexander Prokhanov told Press TV that Mossad is also likely to have transferred some of its spying experiences to the ISIL leadership, adding that Israel’s military advisors could be assisting the Takfiri terrorists.
Prokhanov said ISIL is a byproduct of US policies in the Middle East. Continue reading Mossad training ISIS terrorists: Putin aide
The bloody conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Libya are the result of the interference by the US, which wants to gain control over the rich natural resources of those countries, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told RT.
“The people in Sudan believe that the since the fall of the Soviet Union [in 1991], injustice and oppression has prevailed around the globe as the US became the sole hegemon and began running things with impunity in many regions, including ours,” Bashir said.
In his interview with RT’s Arabic Channel, the Sudanese president labeled Washington’s policies in Middle East and North Africa as “harmful and destructive.”
“Just look at what’s now happening in Iraq and how it spread to Syria. All the suffering that is going in the Arab world is the work of the US,” he said. Continue reading US meddling to blame for ‘all Arab world sufferings’ – Sudan president
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah received Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki as their meeting tackled the latest security and political developments in Iraq and Syria.
The meeting also discussed the responsibilities and the roles that must be played by the Muslim and Arab governments as well as peoples in face of the various challenges in the region. Continue reading Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Receives Maliki: Defeating ISIS “Inevitable”
by Israa al-Fas; edited and translated by Mohamed Salami, Al-Alam/Al-Manar
ISIL lost around half of the territories it occupied since June 10, 2014. Since then till September 18, the day which preceded the first US-led coalition’s airstrikes, a number of political changes and battlefield developments occurred in Iraq.
ISIL’s image that was consecrated after the fall of Mosul as the “invincible monster” was altered by the army’s achievements.
Continue reading When The Plane Of Qassem Suleimani Landed