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All Hail Sana’a Mehaidli, The Bride Of The South! 32 Years Later, Her Sacrifice Still Reminds Us What True Heroism Is

by Jonathan Azaziah

Kneel in respect before the Bride of the South! Princess of Purity and Matriarch of Mouqawamah! On this day 32 years ago, Sana’a Mehaidli became the first Lebanese woman and one of the very first Arab women to execute a martyrdom operation against the usurping ‘Israeli’ enemy. Born in the village of Ayoun right near Saida, she was only 17 years old at the time of her martyrdom. Do let her youth fool you though. She was a devoted member of the SSNP (Syrian Social Nationalist Party) and an eloquent, fiery and poetic Anti-Zionist who would’ve led her people to many a victory if she didn’t make the ultimate sacrifice. With no fear and nothing but the love of her country, our region and the Palestinian cause in her heart, she detonated a small vehicle loaded with explosive materials next to an ‘Israeli’ occupation checkpoint in Jezzine, a breathtakingly beautiful, mountain-and-forest-filled area of South Lebanon which had been putrefied by the Zionist occupiers. At least 2 ‘Israeli’ soldiers were sent to the hellfire and over 12 others were wounded in the blast. The biggest blow however was psychological, as she reminded the ‘Israeli’ demons that their demise could come at any place, at any time, from anyone and that this fate of theirs was etched in the stars. Continue reading All Hail Sana’a Mehaidli, The Bride Of The South! 32 Years Later, Her Sacrifice Still Reminds Us What True Heroism Is