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the Amir of Qatar and his men carried out a coup against his own father, and exiled him out of his country. So indeed while they couldn’t be trust with their own immediate family, how are you going to trust them with Arab league affairs.

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The Arab League (AL) has announced the suspension of Syria from the organization, calling for sanctions to be imposed on the country and inviting the Syrian opposition for transition talks.

Press TV has interviewed Middle East affairs expert  Dr Saeb Shaath to learn his opinion on the issue.

The following is a rough transcription of the interview:

Press TV: Mr. Saeb Shaath, Arabs are valued differently by the Arab league depending on if they are pro or anti Washington’s policies.

We have for example Saleh in Yemen who was supported by the United States and the Arab league is basically doing nothing while many Arab Yemenis are dying every day. What is the difference?

Shaath: Let me say first, the decision to suspend Syria violates the organization’s charter and laws, since the suspending of Syria would only be valid if taken by consensus at the summit meeting of the Arab leaders.

And they do not actually suspend Syria; they send a very strong message to Syria who is to  be suspended by the sixteen of  November . So we- replying to your question…in  here who is handling the Arab league since 1991? when Iraq invaded Kuwait, the Mubarak regime at the time took control of the Arab league and since then we can say that Egypt is the main handler of Arab league.

From that time they broke all the laws and charters of the Arab league and they started making decisions   without consensus against the well of most sovereign Arab states, especially a founder member like Syria.

So they carry on the United States of America’s agenda, you look at the scenario of Bahrain or Yemen, there is nothing no moves or decisions  on  them, they are only targeting the resistance camp in here.

The Arab league trying to be the Trojan horse , to infiltrate inside Syria using the armed groups inside Syria, most of them brought in from abroad and trained in Iraq and Afghanistan.

They put them to  action in Syria, like what happened in Libya as well, some of the fanatic  groups in Libya being brought through the Egyptian border to Libya from Iraq and that kind of areas, this is the  alliance,  indeed the fanatic groups and  the United States.

These fanatic groups  to create what they call [ in the Middle East ] the fragmented emirates supported by Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States and the United States of America to keep the war and terror going.

The game they are playing here in Syria is a very dangerous game indeed; because the target is clearly the resistance and Iran as well. Some pragmatic politicians in the west think by sort of compromising on the Iranian nuclear program with the Iranian regime maybe the Iranian regime would stop supporting Syria. Then they can swallow Syria and divide Syria to little emirates. by doing that they can destroy the resistance in the Arab world and in the future they can corner Iran.

This is the same mistake that was carried on by the Iraqis and repeated by the Libyans when they heard and believed the West’s promises: Gaddafi surrendered all his programs of developing nuclear power and long range missiles. He and the Libyans paid the price for that.

The target right now is Iran and Syria; they are trying to tackle Syria first and the resistance and make them pay for the 2006 defeat of ‘Israel’, USA and Arab lapdogs at the hands of the resistance in Lebanon.   Then after eliminating Syria they shall move on to Iran.

Press TV: Mr. Shaath, what has happened in the world? It seems that the standards are set by a few countries and then the so called International agencies just follow suit.

So what is the way or the direction for those countries who want to protect their sovereignty? What do you think is the best way? What do they need to do at this point in time, with the situation we have?

Shaath: I think the Last week’s student’s march in London gives an answer to some of your questions.  The students did not march to 10 Downing Street [the official residence of the British Prime Minister] they march on the city of London the stock market, the real boss. Who is controlling the United Kingdom and Europe, are the multinationals [corporations] and the same thing applies to America and from this prospective we can view the Occupy Wall Street movement.

We’ve seen the hypocrisy of the United States of America at UNESCO, where the United States of America punishes the world for voting Palestine into the UNESCO a UN’s body. The US withheld the money from the organisation. US threaten using veto at the UN Security Council, to deny the Palestinian any chance of being accepted to the UN.  The US is dictating to the world and standing against the will of the majority of the world.

And they are coming to the Middle East and telling us they stand for freedom and for democratic values!  When they defy the international community, when they dictate to the international community, when they install fanatical groups all over the Middle East to ruin the stability of the Area’s system and cause chaos all over the Middle East.

We know now who the Arab masses are fighting. They are fighting multinational [corporations] who are sucking the Arab world’s wealth. The United States’ military runs the affairs of the Middle East from Qatar.  Qatar is no more than a USA’s military and CIA’s base. The Sheikhs of Qatar are no more than puppets in the hands of the United States.

These guys, the Amir of Qatar and his men carried out a coup against his own father, and exiled him out of his country. So indeed   while they couldn’t be trust with their own immediate family, how are you going to trust them with Arab league affairs. These guys serve a Zionist agenda. We have heard before and it was confirmed last week. Saudi Arabia agreed in 1930 to surrender Palestine to Zionism and agreed with the British Empire then to use Palestine to what ends the British sees fit. We are dealing with Arabian states in the Gulf whom are puppets for the United States of America, working to disturb any stability in the Middle East and to cause chaos, to implement the Zionist imperialist agenda.

source: Press TV

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Zionist entity ‘Israel’ fabricating fictitious victories in South Lebanon.

Shaath, said “there is a complete paralysis in northern occupied Palestine, as identified by and stated by the former Zionist entity Minister of Security Avigdor Lieberman. Who said “Nasrallah’s Statement it meant, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”

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Zionists occupation army falsely claim a “victory” against the resistance to psych up its forces. Lebanese Hezbollah stated that Zionist entity ‘Israel’ claim about border clashes aims to fabricate fictitious victories.

Lebanon’s prime minister warns sternly about potential escalation in the aftermath of a recent ‘Israeli’ border incursion, saying the occupying regime is trying to manipulate the rules of engagement with the country.

“The enemy is trying to change the rules of battle with Lebanon,” Hassan Diab tweeted on Tuesday. “I call for caution in coming days because I fear the situation will deteriorate in light of heightened tensions on our border,” he added.

Saeb Sha’ath, an author and Middle East political expert said in an interview with Press TV: there is a complete paralysis in northern occupied Palestine, as identified by and stated by the former Zionist entity Minister of Security Avigdor Lieberman. Who said “Nasrallah’s Statement it meant, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”

  Sha’ath added  “As a result of this tension,  a military vehicle crashed in the Shebaa Farms,  killing of one soldier and wounding another.  Actually yesterday the Zionist occupation army clashed with shadows   “the shadows of the resistance fighters .”.

Sha’ath said “the panic swept the political, military, security, inelegance and the media circles  within the Zionist entity after the announced  position in Hizballah’s  statement.”

Martyr Ali Kamel Mohsen

A day earlier, Zionist entity ‘Israel’ fired dozens of shells into Lebanon’s Shebaa Farms, which Tel Aviv has occupied since 1967. A Reuters’ witness counted dozens of Israeli shells hitting the occupied area.

The Zionist regime claimed it launched the attack after an attempt by Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement to “infiltrate” into the occupied territories.

The movement has roundly rejected the claim, saying the Zionist regime has come up with the account to falsely claim a “victory” against the resistance and try to psych up its forces.

‘Nasrallah dictating agenda to Israel’

Addressing the recent developments, Amiram Levin, former commander of the Zionist ‘Israeli’ military’s Northern Command, said “It is [Hezbollah’s Secretary General Seyyed Hassan] Nasrallah that dictates the agenda to ‘Israel’.” Nasrallah, he cited the case of the ‘Israeli’ occupation forces incursion — that came with apparently no provocation on the part of Hezbollah — as an instance of the regime going off half-cocked due to its fear of the resistance group. “The security incident of the last day is shameful,” Levin said.

Former Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, meanwhile, acknowledged the regime’s fearfulness of Hezbollah. He attributed the trigger-readiness of the  Zionist regime’s forces to the Zionist entity’s  assassination of Ali Mohsen, a Hezbollah member near the Syrian capital Damascus last Monday. The atrocity warranted outspoken warnings from the resistance movements.

Lieberman said the entire northern part of the territories that are under ‘Israeli’ occupation have become “crippled” since the assassination of Ali Kamel Mohsen, who was martyred during the latest Zionist ‘occupation aggression against Syria that was staged from the Tel Aviv-occupied Golan Heights.

Although Hezbollah has said it reserves the right to retaliate for the atrocity, the movement asserted on Monday that “the answer to the martyrdom of [our] brother,  Ali Kamel Mohsen, in the vicinity of Damascus airport has not been given yet.”

“Zionist occupiers must still wait for that answer and their punishment at the hands of the resistance forces,” it added, refuting Tel Aviv’s claims that it tried to strike the occupied territories in an act of revenge.

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Iran will restore commitments to ‘JCPOA’ nuclear deal when its interests are met.

Shaath: The US alliance want to see a failing state that they can control, to loot Iran and put it under their control. And, to stop Iran from becoming a strong state, who can help the region to develop, this is the strategic aim; which we all can see, as well the leadership of Iran can see it

Tehran has never severed ties with the IAEA

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The Islamic Republic will continue its peaceful nuclear program according to the terms of agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since Tehran sees the peaceful use of nuclear energy as an inalienable right of the nation, says a senior Foreign Ministry official. Press TV interviewed Saeb Shaath, Mid East political expert to discuss the issues.

Shaath: Iran’s leadership understands that from day one of the Iranian revolution throwing out the Sha tyrannical regime and the US forces and Zionists with their reactionary forces in the region, they joined forces together to destabilise the new sovereign Islamic state, which the people of Iran brought to power.

 The US alliance want to see a failing state that they can control, to loot Iran and put it under their control. And, to stop Iran from becoming a strong state, who can help the region to develop, this is the strategic aim; which we all can see, as well the leadership of Iran can see it.         

So, we see the western and Israeli intelligence services, are waging covert and overt operations inside Iran sabotaging and assassinating of scientists, starting lots of troubles in the country and as well waging underground asymmetric warfare.

The leadership of Iran understands well why the USA and the Zionist entity ‘Israel’ are doing so.

We can see that the United States, is acting as a rogue state, since Trump’s administration arrived to office, it started to pull the USA out of many international commitments, one of them is the Iranian peaceful nuclear program, that to serve the interests of the USA and some others.

Iran understands that peaceful use of nuclear energy is an inalienable right for the country; since the Iranians are insisting, that if they to continue with their commitments, the terms of agreement with (IAEA) have to be meet.  For Iran, that means Trump’s administration not to impose these “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran, and to retract from them and to listen to the international community, to the UN Security Council which supported such a deal.

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