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Future MP, Rebel Groups Prepare for Attacking Syrian Border Posts

 

 

 

In details, a significant increase had been noticed in the numbers of armed groups all along the Akkari villages and towns, especially in the border towns and villages of Wadi Khaled passing by central al-Dreb to reach the coastal villages.

Meanwhile, the sources confirmed that these armed groups are preparing for a military action against Syrian army border positions. They are likely to target one of the three border crossings: Boqaia, Abboudia, or al-Arida.

Another option for the militants is to attack the strategic Syrian military posts that overlooks the Lebanese territories.

"The zero hour to attack the Syrian army positions will be determined by a Future Party MP, who embraces three senior officers of the "Free Syrian Army" militia," the sources said.

They further unveiled that the three men will supervise the operations of these armed groups and their deployment in border villages after arriving via private vehicles belonging to the Future MP.

"Numerous meetings are periodically being held between this MP and these defector officers in the former's house after being summoned by him from their residences in al-Dreb region," al-Intiqad learned.

In parallel it further quoted sources as warning that "this MP aims to use these fighters in any internal conflict."

"He intends to remove the Syrian Social Nationalist Party headquarters from Halba in case of the erupt of any internal disturbances in the North or between "March 14" and "March 8" supporters," they clarified.

"This MP has more than two hundred elements in the "FSA" and various armed gangs," the source said, and pointed out that " he is in full coordination with one of the extremist Salafist Sheikhs in the capital of the North, Tripoli."

The sources also mentioned that "this MP coordinates with Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir in Sidon, who struggled to recruit fighters from Akkar ahead of combining them to his military wing, to be announced soon.

Source: al-Intiqad,

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Mehmanparast: all countries, particularly Muslim states, should provide assistance to the people of Gaza

 

 

 

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has said that all countries, particularly Muslim states, should provide assistance to the people of Gaza, who are currently facing a relentless Israeli military onslaught.

 Mehmanparast made the remarks during his regular press briefing in Tehran on Tuesday in reply to a question about claims that Iran gives Hamas Fajr-5 missiles, which were recently launched from Gaza into Israel. 

 “You should ask military officials which country made these missiles. But the Palestinian people should be aware of their rights, and it is the duty of all countries to support them,” he stated.

 Mehmanparast added, “It is the duty of all countries, particularly Muslim countries, to help the people of Gaza. And it is necessary that all countries take the measures necessary to defend the oppressed Palestinian people when the well-equipped Zionist regime commits crimes.”

 “Supporting the Palestinian people is one of the main priorities of Iran’s foreign policy, and we have announced our readiness to provide medical and food assistance,” he said.

 Israel seeking to give impression Hamas has requested ceasefire

 Mehmanparast also commented on the fact that Israeli President Shimon Peres, in an interview with CNN published on Tuesday, accused Iran of encouraging the Palestinians to continue rocket attacks against Israel rather than negotiating a ceasefire.

 The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said, “Now that they (the Zionists) have faced a strong defense by the people of Gaza and have been taken aback, they are seeking a ceasefire. Hamas officials are opposed to the media warfare meant to give the impression that a ceasefire has been requested by the Palestinian side and have announced, ‘We are in full preparedness to defend ourselves, and it is the Zionist regime that has become desperate.’ Therefore, although we do not approve of conflict, war, violence, and endangering the lives of innocent people, we believe that this criminal regime should be prosecuted for war crimes.”

 

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Mehmanparast: Western countries are fueling violence in Syria

 

 

 

TEHRAN,(ST)_ "Western countries are fueling violence in Syria, through the supply of weapons to terrorists so as  to impose the foreign  will on her", stressed the  spokesman for the Iranian Foreign ministry Ramin Mehmanparast in a press conference on Tuesday,  reiterating his country's rejection of any foreign interference in Syria's affairs.

 " Countries working to ignite  violence and escalate the crisis in Syria by providing terrorists with weapons and through preparing the ground for foreign and military  intervention , are but  the same countries that keep silent now before the crimes committed by Zionist entity against the Palestinian people in Gaza", the Iranian official underscored.

  He also indicated the need to find a ground for a comprehensive national dialogue to solve the crisis in Syria, pointing out that the dialogue conference in Tehran came in the context of finding a peaceful solution to this crisis.

 The Iranian official outlined two possible approaches to Syrian issue: "First approach is a political one, a peaceful one, which Iran supports. It means weapons smuggling into Syria must stop, there must also be no foreign intervention in Syria, so a national dialogue could be held," Mehmanparast said, adding that the demands of Syrian people must be met.

 He continued that second approach, is an approach of force, meaning the continuation of violence, weapons smuggling, and so on, adding that  the "people of Syria need to make their own decisions, while Iran favors any solution to the issue that would bring stability and peace in Syria".

 He pointed out that the support of the Palestinian people is a priority for Iran's foreign policy noting that , "the crimes committed by the Zionist entity against the Palestinian people and Gaza Strip , make it imperative for all countries , especially the Islamic countries, to  defend the oppressed Palestinian people by all means.

 Concerning the negotiations between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran's nuclear program Mehmanparast expressed Iran's readiness to resume constructive talks with the "five plus one" group, explaining that the condition set for the success of the talks is to recognize Iran's legitimate right to own a nuclear program for peaceful purposes and the countries "five plus one " to give up their wrong approach towards this issue.

 

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Lavrov: no resolutions should be taken on behalf of the Syrian people

 

 

 

CAMBODIA,(ST)_ " Clinton stressed that the Geneva statement of the  working group on Syria is still of interest to the  United States," said the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, asserting that  such an interest will achieve nothing, as long as there are strict warnings and deadlines. 

 In statements to press men, in Cambodia on Tuesday, Minister Lavrov added that  he had discussed with his American peer Hilary Clinton the crisis in Syria.

 Minister Lavrov pointed out that the alliance of Doha contradicts in its objectives Geneva Document, reiterating that no resolutions should be taken on behalf of the Syrian people, calling for pressure to be put on all to sit at the dialogue table to find a solution to the crisis.

 Concerning the Israeli aggression on Gaza, Lavrov said that "Russia proposes the convening of a meeting for the International Quartet Committee in the light of the crisis in Gaza," noting that the most important thing now is to reach a "truce" between the Palestinians and the Israelis.

 "We support the Arab initiatives, but we simultaneously send a signal to the UN Security Council where a draft document calls for Palestinians and Israelis to the truce  is being discussed", Lavrov added.

 He continued  that Moscow hopes to discuss a meeting of the Middle East Quartet mediating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after the Gaza crisis is settled.

 

 

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Sayyed Nasrallah: Nation’s Future is that of Heroes, Not Ewes

 

 

 

Hezbollah Secretary General of Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said on Monday that the future of our region is the future of steadfast heroes and not that of ewes, pledging that Iran, Syria and Hezbollah won't abandon the resistance groups in Gaza.

Sayyed Nasrallah was responding to a statement by the Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani during the Arab League ministerial emergency meeting on Saturday evening to discuss the Israeli aggression on Gaza. "Wolves eat sheep; they referring to the Israelis) are not wolves, but most of us are ewes," the Qatari FM said.

In Palestine, Lebanon and much of the Arab world, there are lions and heroes. He who sees himself as an ewe let him speak about himself, he is not entitled to say that most of the Arabs became ewes, Sayyed Nasrallah said.

"There are governments, leaders and media people who have become ewes," Sayyed Nasrallah said, adding that the "lions and heroes are the ones who will make the history and achievements of this nation, like what happened in Lebanon in 2006 and Gaza in 2008 and as it is happening today in Gaza, this is the future of the heroes and not that of the ewes."

How Missiles Are Getting Into Gaza?

One official from an Arab country was quoted as saying that: "Palestinians should not be given hope more than we can do, and that the aid pledged by Arab countries was not submitted to the Palestinians, noting that some Arabs contributed to the blockade on Gaza." This is a good recognition, the S.G said in a televised speech on the fifth night of Muharram, wondering "How did this huge number of missiles reach the Palestinian resistance? Who sent it and who delivered it? Who enabled Gaza, besides the will of Allah, to fight or destroy Israeli armaments? And how did anti-aircraft missiles reach into Gaza?" "This is what we must reconsider today, we must realize who enabled Gaza today to stand on its feet and fight and bomb Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The role of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Syria in arming the Palestinian resistance is evident," His eminence pointed out.

"Arabs today admit they besieged Gaza, the real Arabism and the genuine Islam is that Arab countries send arms to Gaza, because the Israelis bet on the cessation of the rockets stockpile in Gaza," Sayyed Nasrallah said.

Arms Should be Sent to Gaza, Not Syria

Criticizing some Arab countries that were active in sending weapons to the armed opposition in Syria instead of sending it to Gaza, Sayyed Nasrallah said: "One of the most important duties is to open borders to Gaza and deliver more missiles to the resistance. Where are the Arabs who are sending arms to dissidents in Syria? They do not dare to send a shot into Gaza because the enemy there is 'Israel'."

His Eminence emphasized that Iran, Syria and Hezbollah didn't and will not abandon the people and resistance of Gaza; this is our religious, moral and humanitarian duty, hailing the steadfastness of the resistance in Gaza and adherence to its conditions "as the Zionist entity today is seeking a ceasefire to restore the situation to what it was before the assassination of Ahmed Al-Ja'abari, but the resistance rejects this solution."

Israelis Target Civilians Because of their Bankruptcy

The Israeli bank of targets had bankrupted so the murderous entity is committing these kinds of massacres, the S.G indicated. "Some Israeli targets in Gaza are being bombed again and again, and resistance rockets are still being fired from Gaza and hitting in the depth of the Zionist entity. So, the Zionists returned to their criminal nature with killing large numbers of children, women and civilians since yesterday. This reflects the failure of the Israeli military operation in Gaza and its failure to achieve its objectives in pushing the resistance movements to relinquish its rightful conditions," Sayyed Nasrallah said.

"As the Gazans witnessed in 2008 and as we experienced in Lebanon, the resistance and its leaders had overcame the era when their arms would be twisted by massacring children and women," His eminence said.

Arabs Brought Nothing New in Emergency Meeting

Comparing the statement of the 2008 meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers meeting and the last Saturday statement, Sayyed Nasrallah said both statements were the same, except in two items. "The first one called on all states to stop all forms of normalization with "Israel" , this is a foregone conclusion. The second one was to assign to the Arab Peace Initiative Committee to reassess the Arab position on the peace process. This was the maximum Arab countries were able to issue in the 'Arab Spring' era.

The S.G added, "We hope more than that, but we do not expect more. Arab countries are required to support and arm Gaza and not to work as intermediaries between the Israeli enemy and Gaz. It's evident that these countries benefit to be a red crescent only."

Source: Al-Manar Website