A weak and divided Iraq is stumbling towards an unbalanced future

  By Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai The US, Iran and Saudi Arabia have each sent their respective representatives to Iraq to support the re-election of Haidar al-Abadi. This aim, far from achieving a stable Iraq,  will rather keep the country weak and politically divided between the biggest dominating groups. Moreover, the parliament’s decision to annul […]

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Deal or no deal? US forces to exchange al-Tanaf for Iran and Hezbollah in the south of Syria

  Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai Russia and Damascus (and its allies) have agreed on a plan for the Syrian Army to liberate what remained of the south of Syria- Qunietra and Daraa. The deal will be discussed this week between senior members (Vice Ministers) of the Russian, US and Jordanian establishments where Damascus and Tehran […]

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South Syria to Return Within the Control of Damascus: With or Without a Russian-Israeli Deal

By Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai Russia has decided to engage in a dialogue with Israel for the return of the southern part of Syria under the control of the central government in Damascus despite the US-Russia-Israel-Jordan de-confliction deal agreed months ago. Moscow is still negotiating details of the deal with Damascus and Tehran to make […]

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Russia has reached the end of the road in Syria, so Damascus will continue to fight on with its remaining allies

By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Russia has almost reached the end of its military operations in the Levant, which is certainly not the case for the central government in Damascus and its main allies within the “Axis of Resistance.” Moscow is preparing to put an end to the occupation of some of the remaining sites still […]

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The US will not allow the elimination of al-Qaeda and ISIS in southern Syria: the solution? Syrian Resistance!

By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai The Syrian Army is gathering its forces to liberate the south of the country and liberate the three main commercial roads linking Damascus with Amman, Jordan (where the first is crossing Abtah, Da’el, Daraa, the second parallel road linking Damascus with Naseeb crossing and the third linking Sueida province with Basri, […]

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Qassem Soleimani and Donald Trump agree on Al-Abadi as Prime Minister despite Ameri and Maliki’s discontent

By Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai A “coalition of five” is about to be formed to select the new Iraqi Prime Minister by the largest gathering of parties among the Shia, Sunni and Kurds following the final results of the Iraqi elections. This is where both the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Al Quds brigade […]

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Israel will hit the Levant again: and Nasrallah, the “axis of resistance” spokesperson in Syria, will respond…again.

By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Syrian forces are preparing to liberate areas in southern Syria after having completely liberated the capital Damascus from al-Qaeda and from ISIS in Yarmouk, Hajar al-Aswad and its surroundings, as the countryside of Homs and Hama has become totally free. The Syrian army and its allies are also preparing to eliminate […]

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The US is becoming a threat to Europe’s economy and security: Iran refuses to consider any alternative and moves towards Russia and China

By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai “Iran will reject any offers by the European Community and even by the US, to return to the negotiating table and to resume the drafting of the nuclear agreement in exchange for Tehran to stop developing its missile program, pull out of Syria and it support to its allies (Hezbollah in […]

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Iran unwelcome on the Iraqi street and militias are numerous in the parliament : US is the biggest loser

Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai There is no doubt that Iran made mistakes in its dealings with the Iraqis, and quite obviously it hasn’t reviewed its overall approach towards what is the largest Shia community in the Middle East on its own borders. This is reflected in the election results. New coalitions are under discussion today […]

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Russia is in the Middle East to halt the war, not take part in the Iran-Israel Conflict.

Published here and also in PDF Damascus by Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Frequent misconceptions surround the Russian role in the Middle East, and particularly its role in Syria. Many Syrians claim to see Russia attacking Israel or delivering to the Syrian government all its advanced weapons, technology and modern jets so these can be used against […]

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“Whale parties” have the upper hand in Iraq’s election: where does Sistani stand? Are the winners in Iran’s pocket? Where does the US stand?

Key words: Iraq, Iran, Sistani, Soleimani, USA. Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Not many years back, US official and pioneer analyst, Bruce Hoffman, predicted, like many other analysts, ISIS’s victory in Mesopotamia and the partition of the country. This failed to happen not because the US’s failed to defeat ISIS but because the terrorist group’s long-term presence […]

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Iran breaks the Rules of Engagement: Israel takes its Revenge, and Syria and Iran impose the Golan Equation

  Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?i Damascus by Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Israel hits Syrian and Iranian objectives and weapons warehouses again (evacuated weeks before) for the fourth time in a month. 28 Israeli jets participated in the biggest attack since 1974. Tel Aviv informed the Russian leadership of its intentions without succeeding in stopping the Syrian leadership from […]

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The war on Iran … to keep Netanyahu in power

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?id=4cc3c024-e780-4bb0-a713-14043e9e160f , via:https://www.alraimedia.com/Newspaper/FlipBook/2018/05/04/MDQtMDUtMjAxOC56aXA=/P18.pdf Beirut – from Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared a pre-emptive war on Iran and given orders to hit selective Iranian targets in Syria to convince Israel politically that he is “at war with Iran”. Netanyahu is actually following the policy adopted previously by US President George […]

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Hezbollah has accomplished its mission in Syria and is preparing to respond to an Israeli war on Lebanon

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?i Beirut – from Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai  Hezbollah has accomplished its mission in Syria and its presence on the battlefield is no longer necessary. Thus, in coordination with the Syrian government, Hezbollah has moved the majority of its forces into Lebanon, particularly as the Syrian army has recovered and regained its military strength and […]

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Syria: Russia is teaching Israel, “the naughty boy”, a lesson and Iran is watching

Published here: alraimedia.com/Home/Details?id=54b97e9e-6193-4627-a77a-e3442d1fc850 … By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Despite the seven meetings between President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and many more encounters between Russian and Israeli officials, Tel Aviv hasn’t understood it can’t play freely in Syria without being punished. Russia has decided to teach the Israeli “naughty boy” a lesson by updating the […]

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The US needs a strong Iran: the IRGC was in Lebanon in 1983 and is today in Syria

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?i Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai The US needs a strong Iran to use as a continuous scarecrow to frighten Middle Eastern countries, mainly Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and Bahrein. The aim is to blackmail these Gulf countries and sell them US arms, transforming the Middle East into a huge US weapons warehouse. Diplomatic sources confirm […]

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The US secret plan on Damascus foiled: the Russian role before and after the US/UK/France attack revealed

By Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai Donald Trump has climbed down from the tree he climbed up a few days ago when he gathered a large military force and firepower similar to “operation desert storm” (but without ground forces).  “Plan A” consisted of a destructive attack on Syria to destroy its army, presidential palace, command and […]

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The two superpower countries are walking on the edge of the abyss in Syria

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?id=d65d4323-2f55-4e40-8ca3-abc952347544 Damascus by Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai   For the first time since he is in office, the US President Donald Trump has launched a clear threat in the direction of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin saying “he will pay a price”. This menace is related to the claim that the Syrian army had launched a […]

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Not One but Two Israeli jets were downed in February: Israel won’t leave the Syrian sky alone and Damascus is ready for confrontation

Damascus by Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai High ranking officer working alongside the Syrian Army believe “it is difficult for the Israeli Air Force to stay out of the sky of the Levant”. According to the source, “last February, Russian radar showed two Israeli jets shot down the day the Syrian air defence fired in direction […]

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Will America accept its defeat or will it challenge the Russian Bear and the Chinese Dragon? (2/3)

Damascus – from Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai With the end of al-Ghouta battle and the defeat of Jihadists, Moscow is reaching its objectives in the Levant. Despite the US, the EU and the mainstream media gathering to attack him and try to demonise his policy, the Russian President Vladimir Putin can now say:”veni, vidi, vici”. The […]

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Will America accept its defeat or will it challenge the Russian Bear and the Chinese Dragon? (1/3)

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?id=c2abe3a8-77b4-4cd9-aabf-25e709f53240 via @alraimediagroup Damascus – from Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Following the liberation of  eastern Ghouta from the jihadists,  and their departure to the northern city of Idlib under al-Qaeda and Turkish control, the city of Duma is now engaged in negotiations with the Russian side to find a way out for the militants of […]

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Why Afrin has fallen: US/ Turkish/ Russian/ Kurdish roles

Published here: https://www.alraimedia.com/Home/Details?id=b412ffaf-7feb-45be-85ed-b67e704fd911 Damascus by Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Almost two months after the beginning of the operation “Olive Branch” – as President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan called it – to occupy the north-west Kurdish-Syrian Afrin enclave, the city has fallen without any visible resistance of the “People’s Protection Units” (YPG), who signally failed to protect the population. […]

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The regional-international demarcation line in Daraa is approaching flashpoint

Will Syria be the cause of all-out war between Russia and America? * Information on the gathering of forces of Syria’s allies, including Hezbollah, in Daraa in preparation for future military operations Beirut – from Elilah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai Today, Ghouta and tomorrow Daraa … This is not about Syria nor about the war on its […]

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