Regardless of the new President’s name, Iran’s elections confirm the values of the Revolution

Written by  Elijah J. Magnier: Iran has a date with the Presidential Elections this Friday, the 18th of June, where four out of seven candidates are expected to compete for the thirteenth session. According to the constitution, the Guardian Council (responsible for approving the names, programs and biography of candidates), as in every presidential election, has excluded […]

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America offers Lebanon to Hezbollah on a golden plate

Written by – Elijah J. Magnier: When the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale stood before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he told Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen that Washington had invested ten billion dollars. He said it when discussing the “maximum pressure” campaign to counter Iran and the efforts to weaken […]

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The results of the Gaza war: Palestinians to confront the “Greater Jihad”.

Written by Elijah J. Magnier: The effects of the fourth Israeli war on Gaza are not expected to come to an end: they will express themselves as consequences across many countries and organisations. Consequently, multiple parties consider themselves victorious, mainly those within the “Axis of the Resistance” (in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen). Others, […]

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Cities are not “running under fire”: What will Israel do to counter Hezbollah’s missiles?

Written by Elijah J. Magnier: Jerusalem, the West Bank and the various cities where the Palestinian and the Israelis have lived together since 1948, rose up to join the Palestinian resistance with its iron fist and its missiles and rockets launched against Israeli positions and settlers in most of the Palestinian occupied territories. Although Israeli […]

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Israel teaches hate, and the “Sword of Jerusalem” became the Guardian of Palestine

Written by Elijah J. Magnier: The battle of Gaza is over, for now, following an unconditional cease-fire unilaterally declared by Israel and approved by the Palestinian group resistance. At 02:00 local time this morning Friday the 21st of May, and following intensive negotiation where the US, Egypt and Qatar were involved, the Israeli army stopped the indiscriminate killing by “wiping […]

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The final word in Palestine for those who endure the most

Written by Elijah J. Magnier: The extraordinary confrontations between the Palestinians and Israel are evidence of paradoxes that will not be resolved anytime soon. The Israeli approach to what is going on seems formal and misleading. Israeli Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi said, “Hamas has not properly assessed the severity of our response, as the […]

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Gaza hits Israel’s prestige

By Elijah J. Magnier: With its different Palestinian factions, Gaza collectively consecrated the state of Palestinian consciousness of all Palestine and achieved its goal of breaking the prestige of Israel, despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that it had become “a superpower, not just a regional power.” This new Palestinian awareness was achieved following the Israeli […]

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Why did Hezbollah announce a general mobilisation in Lebanon?

Written by Elijah J. Magnier: Israel begins Sunday 9th May with a massive military drill “Chariots of Fire” involving all branches of the military and tens of thousands of soldiers and officers, on the border with Lebanon. This massive manoeuvre has led to a general mobilisation within the ranks of Hezbollah for any scenario in which […]

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Iran will leave Vienna at the end of the month if Biden doesn’t lift all sanctions

By Elijah J. Magnier: Iranian and Western delegations returned to their capitals after the third Vienna round, with optimism emanating from the statements of the gathered officials. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi issued positive information about the US lifting sanctions on energy, economic sectors, shipping, freedom of transportation, banks, and on many Iranian personalities. The negotiations […]

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Why Zarif blames Soleimani for the government’s failure

By Elijah J. Magnier: The leak of the three hours interview of Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif with the economist and the Iranian Presidential advisor Saeed Laylaz has raised a storm in Iran and abroad. The domestic reaction to the talk between the two men – which happened last March and was supposed to remain in an […]

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Why Zarif blames Soleimani for the government’s failure

By Elijah J. Magnier: The leak of the three hours interview of Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif with the economist and the Iranian Presidential advisor Saeed Laylaz has raised a storm in Iran and abroad. The domestic reaction to the talk between the two men – which happened last March and was supposed to remain in an […]

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Iran-Saudi Arabia rapprochement: what about the US position?

By Elijah J. Magnier: Following the first Iranian-Saudi meeting in Baghdad on the 9th of April, a second meeting has been rescheduled in the Iraqi capital by the end of this current week. During the first meeting and after both sides met each other and exchanged first impressions, testing degrees of willingness to build a long-suspended […]

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Syria launched a missile towards Israel: payback time?

By Elijah J. Magnier: The Syria air defence system near the capital Damascus launched a missile as Israeli jets were hovering above the occupied Golan Heights and bombing Syrian army targets near the Golan Heights. The Syrian missile landed 30 kilometres away from the most protected and secret Israeli Dimona nuclear reactor in the Negev. The distance […]

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Iran-Saudi Arabia: it is time to organise the differences

By Elijah J. Magnier: Iran and Saudi Arabia held their first official meeting on the ninth of April in Baghdad, following mediation organised by Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. On the Saudi side, there were six advisors and officers led by the Saudi Intelligence Directorate chief Khalid Bin Ali al-Humaidan. On the Iranian side, there […]

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Why is the US revealing details of Iran’s strike on Ayn al Assad a year later?

Posted on 04/03/2021 by Elijah J Magnier The US CENTCOM’s (Central Command) highest commander General Frank McKenzie, revealed the accuracy of the 1,000–pound Iranian precision ballistic missiles fired more than a year ago, in retaliation for the unlawful assassination of General Qassem Soleimani. This critical and historic event marked the first direct strike since World War II, from any country […]

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Iran embarrassed Netanyahu and cornered the West in Vienna

By Elijah J. Magnier: The Islamic Republic proved to be a shark with sharp teeth during its negotiation with the signatories (Russia, China, France, Great Britain and Germany) of the nuclear deal in Vienna, leaving few choices to the negotiators. Iran showed how complex and inflexible its position is with the most powerful county in […]

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Israel is begging for war: Iran accelerates the path towards advanced nuclear capabilities

By Elijah J. Magnier: It has become apparent that the recent Israeli attacks against several Iranian targets aim to boost Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s domestic position in this critical electoral moment. Israel is struggling to have a united government after four failed attempts. Moreover, Israel is telling the World how upset it is from […]

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Iran rejects Iraqi-US “cosmetic surgery,” but US-Iran cooperation is not impossible 5&6

Iraq, By Elijah J. Magnier: Iran responded to the US expansionist plans in the Middle East by amplifying its support for the Syrian government considered a strategic ally, to Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq, to Houthis in Yemen, to Hezbollah in Lebanon and to the Palestinians in Gaza. The US formed a ring of US military […]

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Iran rejects Iraqi-US “cosmetic surgery,” but US-Iran cooperation is not impossible. 4/6

Iraq, By Elijah J. Magnier: The US is left with two options to decide for its Iranian policy. The first is to keep the harsh sanctions imposed by Donald Trump and watch Iran reaching a military nuclear capability and empowering its allies without limits. Notwithstanding its unconcealed superior military power, the US is not in […]

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Iran rejects Iraqi-US “cosmetic surgery,” but US-Iran cooperation is not impossible 3/6

Iraq, By Elijah J. Magnier: US-Iran meetings, direct or indirect, are not new and remain possible, notwithstanding the Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei’s position that seems, according to his public statements, to make such meetings impossible. Sayyed Ali Khamenei was the President of Iran from 1981 to 1989. Therefore, he is aware of the state’s […]

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Iran rejects Iraqi-US “cosmetic surgery,” but US-Iran cooperation is not impossible 2/6

Iraq, By Elijah J. Magnier: Iraq is not the only theatre where the US and Iran clash. Syria is another arena where the two countries will find it challenging to find common ground. The US forces are occupying northeast Syria to prevent the Syrian economy from recovering and to slow down – without blocking – […]

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Iran rejects Iraqi-US “cosmetic surgery,” but US-Iran cooperation is not impossible 1/6

Iraq, By Elijah J. Magnier: Following the assassination of Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps – Quds Brigade, the Supreme Leader Sayyed Ali Khamenei vowed before the world, but above all for his allies, that the US would pay the price by leaving West Asia. What Sayyed Khamenei said reflects […]

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Lebanon on the brink of the precipice

By Elijah J. Magnier: It was not surprising to hear the Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and his army chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi knocking at the door of the Elysée, residence of the President of the French Republic, criticising Hezbollah and, of course, Iran. It is beyond doubt that Israel will never willingly swallow the presence […]

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Israel strikes Iran in all directions. Will Tehran respond?

By Elijah J. Magnier: Israel targeted twelve Iranian tankers and ships, including several carrying oil to Syria, damaging them although not preventing their route and delivery of their cargo in most cases. What is Israel trying to do? And would Tehran respond? If so, how? The Indian security services accused Iran of being behind the explosion that caused no […]

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