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July 22, 2014 5:34 pm

Iran Calls on Syria, Hezbollah, Hamas to ‘Ink Defense Pact’ Against Israel

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In 2012, days after Hamas fired Fajr-5 missiles at Tel Aviv, Hezbollah put the same weapon on display at a rally in suburbs of Beirut. At the event, Nasrallah warned that, if provoked, it would rain those rockets on Israeli cities, indicated on the giant map. Photo: YouTube / Screenshot.

In 2012, days after Hamas fired Fajr-5 missiles at Tel Aviv, Hezbollah put the same weapon on display at a rally in suburbs of Beirut. At the event, Nasrallah warned that, if provoked, it would rain those rockets on Israeli cities, indicated on the giant map. Photo: YouTube / Screenshot.

Iran’s semi-official state news agency Fars on Tuesday cited Commander of Iran’s Basij Force, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, as calling on the “resistance groups in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon to sign a defense treaty to help and support each other” against Israel.

“We ask the resistance forces in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon to endorse a defense pact so that an attack on any of them will be an attack on all of them and if the Zionist regime makes an aggression against any of them, all of them will grow united to confront it,” Naqdi said in Tehran on Monday night.

Fars’s brazen headline, ‘Iran Urges Palestinian, Syrian, Lebanese Resistance Groups to Ink Defense Pact,’ was further confirmation of accusations made by U.S. Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, that Tehran’s foreign policy is “subversive, sectarian, and set on goals that would come at the expense of U.S. interests in the region.”

Pundits have long accused Iran of working through its proxies in Syria, Lebanon and Gaza, but Israel’s Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza has brought what had been said in private out into the open, with Iranian leaders proudly announcing that they have been supplying Hamas with missiles and drones, even as Iranian diplomats try to convince the world they are peaceful nation deserving of a nuclear program.

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In Tehran, Naqdi said, “The Islamic Republic has and will always be beside the Palestinian nation,” and, in the words of Fars, “warned the Zionist regime that Muslims will not sit idly [by] to witness aggression against their brothers in Gaza, ‘rather they will certainly show a firm and serious reaction.'”

Iran’s Javan, affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, wrote last week that “the [Iranian] regime also provides important aid to the Palestinian fighters, including military weaponry… This measure by the Islamic Republic – arming the Palestinian groups – is carried out publicly, and not in secret, and has even been publicly emphasized by the leader [Khamenei],” according to a translation by MEMRI, the Middle East Media Research Institute, published yesterday.

Javan wrote: “Honestly, what reason does Iran have to conceal its comprehensive support for the defenseless Palestinian people? Undoubtedly, it [is a source of] great pride for Iran that the simplest Ababil drones, produced by the Islamic Republic [of Iran] and operated by the Hamas fighters, managed to turn the skies of the occupied territories [i.e., Israel] into the skies of [Hamas] and [even] hide from the [Israeli] regime’s expensive radars and air defense systems. [It is a source of great pride for Iran] that Fajr-5 missiles, which are planned and manufactured by the military industries of the Islamic Republic, are in the hands of the Hamas fighters, [to be used] as tools of defense.”

Javan reminded readers that “18 months ago, during the previous war between Hamas and Israel, IRGC Commander Jafari announced proudly and clearly that the Islamic Republic had provided the oppressed people of Gaza with the technology to manufacture Fajr-5 missiles.”

In 2012, Iran’s Fajr-5 missiles were fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv.

On Tuesday, Fars reported that, in Lebanon, Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday spoke with exiled Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal by phone, and said, in the words of Fars, that “Hezbollah and the Lebanese resistance will support the Palestinian Intifada and resistance, with all their hearts, willpower, hope and destiny.”

Fars said that  Nasrallah also phoned Ramadan Abdullah Shallah, leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement, to discuss battle strategy in Gaza.

In 2012, days after Hamas fired its Fajr-5 missiles at Tel Aviv, Hezbollah put the same weapon on display at a rally in the suburbs of Beirut. At the event, Nasrallah warned that, if provoked, it would rain those rockets on Israeli cities, indicated on a giant map to the right of the missile.

A short clip of Hezbollah supporters surrounding the Fajr-5 missile had been uploaded to YouTube.

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  • Habib

    You jews say you are are the chosen people and none shall enter paradise but you. This is their desire. Show your proof if you speak the truth.

    God says the Jews are the greediest of people, and if they could they could would live for a thousand years, nay you have respite for a while and when you meet your lord you will experiance a punishment unheard of for eternity.

    On the day of judgment all shall see who’s rightly guided.

  • National Council of Resistance of Iran, a broad coalition of democratic Iranian organizations, groups, and personalities, was founded in 1981 in Tehran, Iran on the initiative of Massoud Rajavi, the leader of the Iranian Resistance. For more information visit http://www.ncr-iran.org/

  • T.C.

    I think you’ll find Anonymouse that the term Everlasting Covenant with Israel is mentioned a number of times in the Bible particularly in the old testament and also in the new so I’m not quite sure what version of the Bible you are reading from. As for God destroying Israel, that’s not in His plans either. In fact quite the contrary.

    • Love What you Wrote! AMEN

  • Dr.M.Otero

    How kind of Iran to verify that we are fighting not only Hamas, but monster Iran itself! Will the “Liberals” come to their senses before it’s too late for them? The Iranians don’t play by Boy Scout or Sunday School rules. This may shock the 5+1 negotiating team too. The good hearted, well meaning Quakers embraced the “Palestine” mythology and handed it on to UNRWA which has selfservingly enslaved the minds and hearts of the people they are caring for. It has been Israel’s good fortune that it didn’t ask UNRWA to care for the 865,000 Jewish refugees from Muslim lands. Unlike the Muslims, Israel cares for its own.

  • graham

    Signing is one thing, actually supporting each other is another. Iran will need to offer riches and promises for more virgins in their afterlife to get these disparate bunch of killers to relinquish their power and subordinate to some other one. Still, you never can tell what one mad bunch or Arabs will do for another at a time of mental disassociation.

  • Marcio

    Ask Obama too. He will send Kerry to join the Nike defense pact. UN will entorse too.

  • here we go…these people think that words are going to scare the AMERICANS.just ask the Japanese what happens when you “wake up the sleeping giant ” some day,after obama is out of office some AMERICAN president with a backbone will deal this threat the way it should have been.nukem all,every one of these nations that want us dead,lets get them first….nukem till they glow a beautiful shade of green.then,like the Japanese,they can ask for peace.

  • peter

    If they unit against israelis,then they unit against GOD.Wait and see they will be destroyed by the power of GOD of all creation.
    it is written in THE BIBLE.THE ALMIGHTY IS JEHOVAH GOD OF ISRAEL.

    • Anonymouse

      The God is the God of all mankind,No one can claim God for themselves,The jews broke the covenant with God,and brought the curse of God upon them when they refuse, rejected and crusified the Messiah Jesus. So it is doubtfull that they will win any war, unless their allies assist them, and even if the assist, God will destroy them with Isreal.God said he will raise the hands of all nations against the jews if they brake any of their covenants/laws which moses brought them,they broke many, and one of them is thou shall not commit murder and bloodshed in the holy land,thou shall follow the Messiah when he come.Read your Bible before you think Israelites are the chosen people they were, but God cut all ties with them.

      • Jesus came to earth to suffer and die for our sins. Had he not died on the cross, we would all have to go to Hell. Christians should be eternally grateful to those who played a role in the Crucifixion.

      • Leah

        you are a dangerous and evil person. your religion does not support your toxicity. and clearly you re hiding behind anonymouse, what church do you attend, kindly reveal to fellow commentors, which christian church you follow that supports your views. you are so self righteous, surely you would shout your affiliation from the the rooftops, TELL US PLEASE?? and also, which church claims thqt “God cut all ties with them??” there are people looking to be educated. so give us a source, a clue, a theological writing, a christian sect. or for that matter a muslim sect, except that you talk about jesus, so one must assume that you are some flavor of christian. seriously, although this may sound aggressive, i am very interested in knowing from where your theology originates??? TIA.

      • Menachem Shmo

        Anonymouse you are an idiot!!!!

        • Eve

          Unless the “mouse” was a humorous pun, this imbecile doesn’t even know how to spell “anonymous”, so – – what can you expect?

      • Salomon dayan

        You truly are just nuts .your messiah made a big mess the first time around ,so now he will come back to repair the world .give me a break! . And you should be ashame of harboring such hatred .

      • Eve

        What ignoramus is this? How old is this child, or how ignorant is this adult? The Covenant of the Judaic people with God has nothing whatsoever to do with Jesus, who, if existing at all, did not do so for a very, VERY long time after the development of the Judaic religion. Furthermore, any religion *based* on another, cannot dictate to the originator religion; this is a ridiculous concept, on the face of it.

        “Doubtful” that Jews would win a war??? For how long have you lived in ignorance of the Six Day War, in which Israel vanquished a simultaneous attack by Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, with contributions of troops and arms from Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Algeria, and others? While we’re at it, how about the War Of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War? During which, one by one, while fighting multiple adversaries and their armies, Israel captured the West Bank, the Sinai, and the Golan Heights, while they were at it. (You know – – these Arabs are cowards, besides; they always attack in gangs. And they always lose against Israel, and run home with their tails between their legs, like whipped dogs!).

        No; you see, God is the ally of the Judaic people, and will punish those who shed innocent Jewish blood. It has been proven before; it will be proven again.

      • theo

        Anonymouse
        The name suit you
        God is not a man that He changes His mind !
        All knowledge was before him when He made His promise He foretold that they would sin and be dispersed but that He would bring them back to their land Never again to be dispersed! That is exactly what happened
        The sin – incidentally – is not that they did not followed some else ( God had previously warned them not to follow any other gods Do not be tempted although someone may arise You will that way be tested )
        Shma Yisrael H Elokeinu Hashem Echad
        Echad means One not Two ( or Three !)

      • Mike

        Does G-d lie? How is the the covenant to the Jewish people by G-d in the Old Testament reversed?

      • A Zionist

        @Anonymouse

        Please provide evidence that HaShem has revoked His Covenant with the Jewish people.

        This is the “argument” given by the anti-semitic Sabeel Centre and followers of some of the Protestant churches. The UK’s Stephen Sizer is one such person whose website had links to anti-semitic websites which were reported by the British Board of deputies.

        By claiming solidarity with the Christian Palestinians, these people can now claim that the Jews have been replaced by these “Christians”. There is nothing in the Tanach or the New Testament to show this is true. Instead, by means of abracadabra, hey – the Christians are the “new Jews”. This is merely another form of anti-semitism dressed up as anti-Zionism. This is denounced by many other Protestants and the Roman Catholic Church.

        Lies and fabrications abound. During Advent 2013, St James’ Church, Picadilly, London, wasted 30,000 GB Pounds replicating the Separation Barrier, denying this was built to stop suicide bombers and cowardly terrorists who murdered 1100 Israelis. Moreover, what they claimed was false. Bethlehem is not surrounded by this Barrier. The Tomb of Rachel is surrounded as a result of Palestinian mob violence and desecration.

        Christy, a young Christian from Bethlehem, given asylum in the UK because of death threats for speaking out against the persecution of Christians by the Palestinian Authority. She witnessed the violence against Jews praying at Rachel’s Tomb. She also noted that how is it that when the Israelis controlled Bethlehem, the Christian population increased. When Israeli returned control to Fatah, the Christian population has drastically fallen – thus the so called “Occupation” protects Christians.

        Lies, lies and more lies. Blood Libel. The Conspiracy Libel and the Economic Libel have been used by Christians and Moslems for 2,000 years.

        The only people who rant about the “Chosen People” are not the Jews, but the Jew-haters disguised asanti-Zionists or pro-Palestinian. Actually, they are not pro-Palestinian because if this were the case, they would protest the mistreatment of Christians throughout the whole of the Middle East. Their silence shows they are Jew-haters.

        What Jews claim is this: HaShem chose the Jews, not because we are many, or because we are better than anyone else. He chose us for a purpose: to be a light unto the nations. This is why we are hated because every time they look upon Jews and/or the Jewish State, they are reminded of their immorality and anti-semitism and envy. To get rid of envy and guilt, Jews and Judaism and Israel are attacked and hatred. The aim is to show how jews/Israel are even worse then they and in this perverse, Orwellian world, the innocent become guilty, the victims become perpetrators.

        This is pure evil.

      • A Zionist

        @Anonymouse

        Please provide evidence that HaShem has revoked His Covenant with the Jewish people.

        This is the “argument” given by the anti-semitic Sabeel Centre and followers of some of the Protestant churches. For those who have taken the time to read the blurb, it is unadulterated anti-Israel politics dressed up as Christianity. I have read what they argue. What is done is to take the New Testament and go backwards to make what took place in the Tanach to predict Christianity. The story of Cain and Abel, for example. How this is interpreted in Judaism is very different. Here, “Abel” is “Jesus” killed by “Cain” ie Jews. The sacrifice of Isaac (the Akeda) is Christianised so that Jesus is the sacrificial lamb of G-d. This is what I mean as abracadabra or sleight of hand. The Judaic meaning, as described in the Talmud etc is reduced to something unrecognisable. Similarly, the Prophets are used to announce Jesus as Messiah.

        The UK’s Stephen Sizer is one such person whose website had links to anti-semitic websites which were reported by the British Board of Deputies. In their perversity, they remain silent about the persecution of Christians. Raymond Ibrahim’s book, “Crucified Again” illustrates what is happening.

        By claiming solidarity with the Christian Palestinians, these people can now claim that the Jews have been replaced by these “Christians”. There is nothing in the Tanach or the New Testament to show this is true. Instead, by means of abracadabra, hey – the Christians are the “new Jews”. This is merely another form of anti-semitism dressed up as anti-Zionism. This is denounced by many other Protestants and the Roman Catholic Church. St. James’ Church, Picadilly, London, wasted 30,000 GB Pounds replicating the Separation Barrier, denying this was built to stop suicide bombers and cowardly terrorists who murdered 1100 Israelis. Moreover, what they claimed was false. Bethlehem is not surrounded by this Barrier. The Tomb of Rachel is surrounded as a result of Palestinian mob violence and desecration.

        Christy, a young Christian from Bethlehem, given asylum in the UK because of death threats for speaking out against the persecution of Christians by the Palestinian Authority. She witnessed the violence against Jews praying at Rachel’s Tomb. Christy spoke how Fatah use children to throw stones and be violent towards the soldiers who do not hit back. She also noted that how is it that when the Israelis controlled Bethlehem, the Christian population increased? When Israeli returned control to Fatah, the Christian population has drastically fallen – thus the so called “Occupation” protects Christians. However, no one wants to hear Christy and she is now getting death threats from Palestinians living in the UK. She is a courageous young woman.

        Lies, lies and more lies. Blood Libel. The Conspiracy Libel and the Economic Libel have been used by Christians and Moslems for 2,000 years.

        The only people who rant about the “Chosen People” are not the Jews, but the Jew-haters disguised as anti-Zionists or pro-Palestinian. Actually, they are not pro-Palestinian because if this were the case, they would protest the mistreatment of Christians throughout the whole of the Middle East. Their silence shows they are Jew-haters.

        What Jews claim is this: HaShem chose the Jews, not because we are many, or because we are better than anyone else. He chose us for a purpose : to be a light unto the nations. We are small in number deliberately for this person. As it says in the Tanach: the Jewish People will dwell alone. This is why we are hated because every time they look upon Jews and/or the Jewish State, they are reminded of their immorality, anti-semitism and envy. To get rid of envy and guilt, Jews and Judaism and Israel are attacked and hated. The aim is to show how Jews/Israel are even worse then they and in this perverse, Orwellian world, the innocent become guilty, the victims become perpetrators.

        Today, the UNHRC, a gang of serial human rights abusers, sit in judgement on the West and Israel. Pillay, once again, claimed that Israel – not Hamas – have committed war crimes! She wants Goldstone 2! Read UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer.

        This is pure evil.

      • bidi

        Yes and because Jews kill Jesus and God had cut off all their previlege

  • that is name of the game unity, unity and unity, lets go to invade israhell, lets take the heellfire in hid homes, they deserve that and much more

    • Boris

      Unite. It will be easier to take you all down together !!!!!!!!

    • Eve

      Better make sure that *you* are not invaded. “Unity” is OUR attribute of excellence, and don’t underestimate us, pitiful savage!

  • it´s not ideas and islamization you are confronted with,take out the book of genesis, any rabi can make clear to you the consequences of the birth of ishmael and isaac,,,,,,,,,,,,and you see that,,,,,,,,,,
    you can never!!!!!!!!!!! politizise G-D,,,,,,,,,,,,,,!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    HE IS THE GREATEST CHESSPLAYER, HE MAKES THE RIGHT MOVES IN HIS!!!!!!!!!! TIMING, YES, THROUGH US,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    and HE NEVER LOSES,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, AMEN,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
    BARUCH HA-SHEM,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

  • Emanuel

    Good! It would be nice to have peace with Iran. The war of the flesh is not the greatest danger the world faces, it is loosing the war of ideas and mass Islamization. Iran knows this so they stick to physical terrorism as opposed to what Qatar and Al Jazeera do which is far more dangerous and destructive to our earth. You know you are in trouble when Iran is acting more responsible than the WH. Let’s see if the US honors Israels request for a cease-fire on hostilities with Al Qaeda.

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