Shi'ite Iran

Report: Iran Guards Warn ‘Hezbollah Must be Armed’

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting “ceasefire” there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon’s Hezbollah is out of the question, state TV reported on Thursday.

Hezbollah fighters take an oath during a parade to continue the path of resistance towards Israel.

Hariri, in France, Vows to Return to Lebanon by Wednesday

PARIS (AFP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri confirmed he would return to Lebanon in time for Independence Day celebrations Wednesday, as political turmoil rocks his country following his resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia.

In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, arrives for a mass funeral of ten Lebanese soldiers at the Lebanese Defense Ministry, in Yarzeh near Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri has announced he is resigning in a surprise move following a …

Risking Iranian Backlash, Hamas Cracks Down On Shi’ite Militia

TEL AVIV – Hamas has succumbed to its supporters’ pressure to crack down on the Iran-backed Al Sabireen militia, despite Hamas’ dependence on Tehran’s financial support. Al Sabireen’s members are seen in the predominantly Sunni Gaza Strip not only as Iranian


Latest Threat in Gaza: Iran-Sunni Proxy War

JAFFA, Israel – The recent rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel heralds an imminent conflict between Salafi groups that have pledged loyalty to the Islamic State and their ideological enemies, an Iranian-backed militia called Alsabereen.

A photo posted on internet on April 7, 2015 shows ISIS or Daesh (Daech) or "Islamic State" group militants posing in Yarmouk (Yarmuk) Palestinian camp, located in a suburb of Damascus, Syria, that is partially now under their control. Photo by Balkis Press/Sipa USA