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Imam Musa Sadr's Remains Discovered in Libya

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Iran's Ambassador in Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi, paid high tribute to "Our beloved Sheikh Mohammad Yaacoub who as partner with Imam Musa Sadr summoned the Lebanese Resistance to defend Lebanon against the Zionist invaders." Ambassador Roknabadi delivered a clarion call "In name of Mohammad Yaacoub we renew our demand to uncover the mystery of this humanitarian case--the disappearance of Musa Sadr, Mohammad Yaccoub and journalist Abbas Badr Eddine."

While the search for Sheik Yaacoub continues in Libya, he remains in the hearts of millions in Lebanon and globally as a pillar of the Resistance and icon of the decade of struggles waged as part of the Movement of the Deprived and the founding of the Amal Movement.

But serious questions remain. Why after nearly a year into the post-Gadhafi period was the case not solved with help from Lebanon despite several trips by officials allegedly for the purpose?  Is it because some Lebanese politicians do not want the truth to be known?

Were some regional powers involved with Gaddafi on this subject before and after the disappearances and prevented Lebanon's cabinet from even discussing the issue until 2005?

What was the role of the recent White House Medal of Freedom recipient, Shimon Peres, Israel's Prime Minister and head of the Labor Party at the time of the disappearance who feared Imam Sadr and Sheik Yaacoub as the two Arab leaders capable of uniting the Arabs against the Zionist Occupiers while at the same time the duo was supporting the Iranian revolution that led to the toppling of Israel's ally, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi?

And what was the role of the Israeli Labor Party and Mossad, who believed that Imam Sadr and Sheik Yaaoub were capable of preventing Egypt from signing the Camp David Accords which was designed to remove 70 million Egyptians from the struggle to liberate Palestine?

These and other questions are generating increased demands to solve the case of Sheik Mohammad Yaacoub and answers may be forthcoming soon.

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