Iraqi PM, Army announce Hawijah liberation from Daesh

 Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi armed forces have liberated the strategic town of Hawijah, ridding the Takfiri outfit of its last bastion in the northern part of the Arab state.

Speaking from the French capital, Paris on Thursday, Abadi said, “I announce the liberation of the city of Hawijah,” adding, “Only the outskirts remain to be recaptured.”

The premier described the latest gain as a “victory not just of Iraq but of the whole world.”

According to Press TV, the announcement followed a statement by the Iraqi military, which said the center of Hawijah, located in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk Province, is back under government control.

Zionism, terrorism two sides of same coin

TEHRAN– Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said terrorists and Zionists are two sides of the same coin and they plan to split Islamic countries.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with Syria’s Ambassador to Tehran Adnan Hassan Mahmoud.

Explaining the conditions of the region and field advances against ISIL, Amir-Abdollahian stated that field advances and movements suggest the end of ISIL in Iraq and Syria, according to Mehr News.

“At Your Service O Imam Hussein”

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah on Sunday called on the Zionist settlers, especially the Jews, to leave the occupied Palestinian territories into the countries from where they had come, adding that if the US-Israeli command decides to launch a war on Lebanon and other regional countries, they would have neither enough time to escape nor a safe place in Palestine to resort to.

During Hezbollah crowded ceremony held in Beirut’s Dahiyeh to mark Ashura anniversary, Sayyed Nasrallah said,according to Al-Manar Website, that the stupid Israeli command does not have accurate data about the military capabilities that will confront the Zionist army during any upcoming war.

The Israeli political and military leadership does not have a clear view about the battlefields, the participators, and the horizon of the war, according to Sayyed Nasrallah who added that the enemy PM Benjamin Netanyahu in cooperation with the US President Donald Trump is planning to launch a war against Lebanon, Syria and Gaza.

“If this war happens, the Zionist settlers will pay a heavy price, and the entity will reach its demise.”

Do not let your command, which lies to you when it exaggerates its ability to emerge victorious from any war, involve you in a war which may cause your end, Sayyed Nasrallah warned the Israeli settlers.

Sayyed Nasrallah added that the Jews have been used by Zionism to fuel its imperial policies which serve the US-UK interests in the region, stressing that Hezbollah’s war is against the Zionists, not the Jews as followers of a divine religion.


Hezbollah leader said that ISIL terrorist group is one of the most serious phenomena that have emerged in our region, adding that it has deformed the images of Islam and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), caused heavy human and material losses (hundreds of thousands of dead people as well as a massive destruction) and served the .

In this context, Sayyed Nasrallah called on holding accountable all who were behind establishing, funding and arming the takfiri group, stressing that Wahhibism is the source and origin of this thought of darkness.

“All ISIL supporters must be exposed. If it is impossible to punish them internationally, the regional people must punish them politically and economically. The Umma must take a resolute attitude towards Wahhabism in order to prevent the recurrence of such dangerous phenomena.”

Sayyed Nasrallah also called on continuing the war against ISIL wherever it exists till eradicating the terrorist group.

Iraqi Kurdistan: Partition Conspiracy

Sayyed Nasrallah said that the region is ahead of a new challenge represented by the partition threat after the separation referendum held in Iraqi Kurdistan.

In this context, Sayyed Nasrallah underscored that the regional countries must confront the US-backed partition scheme by depending on their national capabilities, not on the conspirer (USA).

The US administration is behind establishing ISIL and all the woes caused by the takfiri group, according to his eminence who added that Washington is also behind the partition conspiracy whose features appeared in Kurdistan.

Sayyed Nasrallah said that if Saudi is indirectly supporting the partition in Iraq, KSA must know that it is the most country that is threatened to be fragmented.


Sayyed Nasrallah stressed as obligatory the condemnation of the US-Saudi war on Yemen, denouncing the massacres committed by the Saudi air force against the civilians in the Arab poorest country.

Hezbollah leader added that the Saudi rulers have failed to achieve any of their targets set for the war, hailing the Yemeni civil and military steadfastness in face of the aggression.

Denouncing the repressive measures taken by the Bahraini regime against the people, Sayyed Nasrallah said that the authorities in Manama restrict the movement of the clerics while normalizing ties with the Zionist entity.

Sayyed Nasrallah also expressed solidarity with the Muslims in Myanmar, blaming the Islamic states for their silence about the atrocities committed by the fascist regime in that country.


Hezbollah Secretary General had started his speech by offering condolence to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the Imams (P) and the leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (P), stressing that attending Ashura ceremonies, war participation and our martyrs confirm our allegiance to Imam Hussein (P).

On behalf of the mujahidn, the injured, and the martyrs and their families, Sayyed Nasrallah stressed the slogan of allegiance to Imam Hussein (P): “We will never abandon You, O’ Imam Hussein (P).”

last night,Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said that the resistance won’t withdraw from battlefields against the Ummah’s enemies, stressing that the resonant call of “At Your Service O Imam Hussein” will last.

During Hezbollah central Ashura ceremony on the tenth eve of the Hijri Month of Muharram in Beirut’s southern suburb, Sayyed Nasrallah warned against secession bid by Kurdistan region in Iraq, saying the move threatens the entire region.

Sayyed Nasrallah said, according to official translation by Marwa Haidar in Al-Manar Website,  following the defeat of ISIL Takfiri group, the region is before a dangerous scheme of division starting from secession bid by Kurdistan.

His eminence warned that the US administration is plotting for new enmity in the region. In this context, Sayyed Nasrallah warned Saudi Arabia against schemes aimed at inciting local confrontation in Lebanon.

Talking about local issues in Lebanon, Sayyed Nasrallah stressed that the parliamentary elections are to take place on time (May 2018) based on the agreed electoral law.

Hezbollah S.G. meanwhile warned that the issue of Israeli spying devices should be politically solved, or else Hezbollah will deal with this dangerous threat.

On the other hand, Sayyed Nasrallah called on Syrian refugees to return to their country and take part in reconstruction of Syria.

Solution through Dialogue

Sayyed Nasrallah started his speech thanking the resistance crowds for their mass attendance in Ashura ceremonies commemorating martyrdom of Imam Hussein (a.s.) since the start of Muharram Hijri month across Lebanon and especially in Dahiyeh.

The resistance leader stressed that Hezbollah is keen to preserve national security and stability in Lebanon, noting that dealing with local issues “requires dialogue, away from challenge and defiance between rival parties.”

Sayyed Nasrallah said whatever the disputes were; the Lebanese parties can find solutions through dialogue, referring to latest issues of wage scale and electoral law.

Iran bids farewell to iconic martyr Hojaji

Iranians have held a large funeral procession in the capital, Tehran, in honor of iconic martyr Mohsen Hojaji, who was beheaded by the Takfiri Daesh terror group in Syria last month.

Hojaji was a member of the Iranian military advisory team, which assists the Syria army in its counter-terrorism operations against Takfiri terrorists. He was taken hostage by Daesh terrorists near the Iraqi border on August 7 and beheaded two days later, according to Press TV.

Zarif Warns Iran Could Walk Away from Nuclear Deal

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his country has a number of options if the U.S. quits the 2015 nuclear deal including walking away from the agreement.

“Iran has a number of options which include walking away from the deal and going back with great speed with its nuclear program which will remain peaceful, but we will not accept the limitations that we voluntarily accepted on our nuclear program,” he told CNN in an interview aired on Sunday.

He also said that the “only authority that has been recognized in the nuclear deal to verify the deal is the IAEA [the International Atomic Energy Agency]”.