The Iranian-controlled Iraqi militia Harakat al Nujaba this week announced the formation of its “Golan Liberation Brigade.” While it is not uncommon for entities to name themselves after areas they aim to “liberate,” the militia’s spokesman has said that the unit could assist the Syrian regime in taking the Golan Heights, a region in the Levant that has been controlled by Israel since the 1967 Six-Day War.
If true, the unit would likely participate in a future offensive to capture territory from Syrian opposition in the part of the Golan Heights still controlled by Syria, before moving on to the much taller order of dislodging the Israelis across the border. This week’s announcement reflects Tehran’s priorities in southern Syria since finally taking the fiercely contested city of Aleppo late last year: crush Syrian opposition, and pose military threat to Israel from the Golan Heights. While the Islamic Republic is incapable of credibly challenging the Jewish state’s fortress in the Golan, reaffirming ideological commitment to fighting Israel signals defiance to a global audience amid a reportedly converging American-Arab-Israeli military alliance against Tehran… [read more]
Opinion by BIBLE PROPHECY TRACKER: The goal of the group is to obey Islamic law and reclaim territory taken by rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad, and to prepare to attack Israel.
Eretz Yisorel (here): “Islam divides the whole world into two spheres: ‘Dar al-Harb’ and ‘Dar al-Islam.’ Dar al-Islam being the house or region of peace that means all lands and peoples already conquered by Islamic forces; and Dar el Harb being those lands and people in the world that still need to be conquered by Islam which is therefore the whole remaining world. Once the forces of Islam conquer a land or territory, it is to remain under Islamic dominion forever.”
The commander of the Iranian forces: “Should the Syrian government make the request, we are ready to participate in the liberation of occupied Golan with our allies, we will not permit the soil of Arab countries to remain in the grasps of occupiers.”
There you go, a war that will take the world to the end of the age that can only be solved by divine intervention.
“As He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?” Matthew 24:3-4
After 2000 years the signs are coming into view.
Harakat al-Nujaba—translated Movement of the Noble—claims to have 10,000 fighters in Syria.