Roundup on the Lebanese Popular Uprising

By The Free Iranian Staff   The stunning developments in Lebanon over the past three weeks, as a grassroots revolutionary

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Iran toils to snuff out turmoil in its zones of influence

Washington revealed October 31 that Iran spent $16 billion on its “militias” in Iraq and Syria, in statements made by

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Zakka to Asharq Al-Awsat: Iran Freed Me as Part of Deal with US

By Heba El Koudsy Source: Asharq Al-Awsat   Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese man with US permanent residency, has said that

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US sanctions to spare Hezbollah’s political allies, for now

Concerns over the health of Lebanon’s banking sector, particularly over the availability of foreign currency, have been growing. By Simon

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New sanctions could extend to allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon: US envoy

Source: Reuters via AlArabiya   Future US sanctions could target allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon, extending beyond direct affiliates of

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Hezbollah’s Demographic Problem Explains Its Restraint

By Prof. Hillel Frisch Source: The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Hezbollah responded with restraint to Israel’s three-pronged

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Appearing to back Israel, Bahrain says strikes on Iran targets ‘self defense’

‘Iran is the one who has declared a war on us,’ FM Khalifa tweets after Lebanese, Iraqi officials say Jewish

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Syria vows to recover Golan as Trump policy shift draws criticism

By Tom Perry Source: Reuters   BEIRUT – The Syrian government vowed to take back the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as

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