Press Shia – Speaking during the funeral of Hajjeh Amineh Salemeh, the deputy secretary-general ‎of Hezbollah highlighted the importance of her role in supporting the Islamic Resistance, ‎adding that she boldly chose to follow the path of resistance. ‎

Press Shia Agency – Speaking at the funeral ceremony of Hajjeh Amineh Salemeh in the southern suburbs ‎of Beirut, Hujjat al-Islam Na’im Qasim, the deputy secretary-general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah ‎‎Islamic Resistance movement, said, “[Imad Mughniyeh] was an integral part of the ‎foundations of the Islamic Resistance.”‎

 

Hajjeh Amineh Salemeh was known as the “Mother of the Resistance” following the ‎martyrdom of her first son Fuad (1984), second son Jihad (1994), third son and senior ‎Hezbollah commander Imad (2008) and grandson Jihad (2015), Imad’s son, who was ‎martyred along with five of his comrades in the Syrian city of Qunaytrah, following an Israeli ‎raid on their parade in January 2015.

 

Imad was assassinated on February 12, 2008 in a car bomb attack orchestrated by the ‎Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad.‎

 

Hajjeh Amineh passed away on October 8th at the age of 80. Her funeral was attended by ‎Hezbollah leaders and many political figures in Lebanon.‎

 

In the funeral ceremony, Hujjat al-Islam Qasim emphasized that the path of resistance will ‎continue and will confront the challenges that exist at any level.‎

 

The senior member of Hezbollah also urged Lebanon’s politicians to accelerate the formation ‎of a new government.‎

 

Lebanon’s first parliamentary vote in nine years was held on May 6, with over 500 ‎candidates vying for seats. Turnout was 49.2 percent, according to officials.‎

 

According to official results, Hezbollah and its political allies secured over half the seats.‎

 

Speaking about the mother of the martyrs of the Mughniyeh family, he said, “[Hajjeh ‎Amineh] was clearly an integral part of the foundations of the Islamic Resistance and always ‎believed that the path of jihad required sacrifice and selflessness. ‎

 

“She boldly chose to follow this path,” he stressed.‎

 

Press Shia News Agency

 

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