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Inspired by the Words of the Umayyad Governor Al-Hajaj about Those about to Be Beheaded:
We Predict the End of the Three Assassins Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, Khalifa Haftar, and Bashar Al-Assad

Inspired by the Words of the Umayyad Governor Al-Hajaj about Those about to Be Beheaded:

We Predict the End of the Three Assassins Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, Khalifa Haftar, and Bashar Al-Assad




Published in June 18, 2020

Translated by: Ahmed Fathy






 The powerful Umayyad governor of Iraq, Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef, at one time threatened to behead those who protest against his rule by saying his famous phrase that he sees heads of men ripe enough to be plucked/harvested. As per history, Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef was an assassin who murdered thousands of men and women; in fact, his threat was executed; he beheaded thousands of men after pronouncing his famous phrase in a speech/sermon he delivered. We use the famous phrase of Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef to express our vision/view here about the fate of the most contemptible three leaders in the Middle-East region now; namely, Al-Sisi, Haftar, and Al-Assad; in fact, we predict their meeting their end very soon.


Firstly: Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi:

1- The general Al-Sisi has no experience in wars; he never participated in any military wars against any armed troops; his only fierce wars in which he achieved victory are against the unarmed Egyptian citizens; so far, Al-Sisi is defeated by terrorists in North Sinai Governorate; yet, he achieved victory over some unarmed citizens who live in North Sinai Governorate; news came about their being arrested, tortured, and killed; the Egyptian media show their bodies as vanquished, liquidated terrorists indicating the victory of Al-Sisi over them. We never believe this fake news. We do believe that Al-Sisi's daily victory over peaceful Egyptian citizens is when his men arrest and torture them in prisons.   

2- The general Al-Sisi has something in common with Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef; namely, both murdered many people by letting them starve to death in prison cells. As for Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef, he left his prisoners die of thirst and hunger and their corpses rotted inside the prison cells; he never thought about their healthcare; the same crime is committed by Al-Sisi now. Yet, Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef never committed the crimes of forced displacement and forced disappearance; Al-Hajaj was frank and explicit and he never told lies; i.e., he threatened his rivals/foes and those who protested against him and joined the opposition/resistance groups against the Umayyads that he would behead them as per his famous phrase that he sees heads of men ripe enough to be plucked/harvested; he simply executed his threat and commanded the beheading of thousands of men. In contrast, Al-Sisi tells lies all the time and flatly refuses all accusations leveled against him by media outside Egypt. Al-Sisi repeats his lies and believes them as though they were 'facts'; he sheds tears sometimes during his speeches delivered and transmitted through Egyptian TV channels! Another difference between Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef and Al-Sisi is the Al-Hajaj Ibn Youssef was loyal to the Umayyads who allowed him to rule Iraq as its governor; in contrast, when the Egyptian citizens allowed Al-Sisi to rule Egypt as they elected him out of their deep-seated hatred/animosity towards the terrorist MB and the one-year terrible experience of the MB rule (June 2012 – June 2013), Al-Sisi never felt grateful to the Egyptian citizens; he treacherously caused most of them to suffer hunger, impoverishment, oppression, torture, and massacres.

3- The general Al-Sisi has been severely criticized in several articles of ours, such as the ones found in English on these links:

And he is severely criticized also in our book, in English, titled (A Witness of the Earliest Months of The Presidential Term of The Egyptian President Al-Sisi), found on this link:

4- The general Al-Sisi is, in our view, one of the lowliest types of enthroned tyrants since he monopolizes everything and fails in achieving anything that matters; he punishes those who dare to give him some pieces of advice; besides, he makes the Egyptian citizens pay the heavy price for the errors he committed. Had Al-Sisi been an ordinary citizen responsible for a family, this family would have put him in a madhouse to protect themselves and to protect him from hurting himself; sadly, he is responsible for Egypt, our former homeland which is still controlled by the big criminals and thieves. 

5- The general Al-Sisi achieved success only in oppressing Egyptian citizens, stealing and smuggling the wealth of the Egyptian nations and several Pharaonic antiques, and providing constant red herrings to divert the public opinion about anything important. Such red herrings include fake and failing projects such as the administrative capital and widening the Suez Canal. He also succeeded in increasing the debts of Egypt and he brought more debts to settle the compound interest rates of the previous debts! We do believe that his only true success is personal; namely, he smuggled enough money for himself and he managed to protect himself; he knows that no Egyptian citizens would support him and that he cannot trust the obsequious hypocrites and flatterers who surround him; hence, he protects himself by allying himself to foreign countries; for instance, two Egyptian islands in the Red Sea were sold to Ibn Salman of the KSA; Al-Sisi bought needless and useless weapons/arms from EU and Russia to get a commission and to befriend such countries and enrich his relations with non-Egyptians. No one in Egypt can question or impeach Al-Sisi for wasting public money in such a way.     

6- The general Al-Sisi's era is drawing nearer to its end, we think; he failed in Libya since his ally, Haftar, has been defeated; he failed to boost the Egyptian economy; he failed to face the Ethiopian dam which is being built and poses a veritable threat to the River-Nile water which may no longer reach Egypt, rendering Egyptians liable to suffer famines and thirst in the near future. This is evident from pieces of news in the media.

6/1: Pieces of news about the Coronavirus pandemic in Egypt:

6/1/1: Amnesty International deplores the fact that medical personnel in Egypt face death (when infected by the Coronavirus) or being arrested and imprisoned when they file any complaints!

6/1/2: Leaks from the Egyptian government indicate that there are decisions now about never to hospitalize victims of the Coronavirus who are likely to die and never get cured.

6/1/3: There is a strange insistence on the part of the Egyptian government to never postpone the High-School Exams (scheduled in the last week of June, 2020) of 650 thousands (fe)male students who will be crowding un-disinfected exam-rooms despite the warning of the Egyptian Ministry of Health that nearly 1000 students might get infected everyday as a result.

6/2: This unprecedented disgrace/shame is caused by Al-Sisi: he (unawares?) ceded Egypt's historical right in the River-Nile water when he signed an agreement with Sudan and Ethiopia in March 2015. Ethiopia announced many times that it will never care about reaching any agreement with Egypt about the dam being built in Ethiopia. Al-Sisi had to resort to a mediator between Cairo and Addis Ababa: the Sudanese terrorist Hemedti or M. Hamdan Dagalo (

6/3: Instead of taking proper measures to face inflation and raring prices, Al-Sisi made the Egyptian Mint produce L.E. 14.4 billion within the first two months of the Coronavirus pandemic! This will certainly cause more inflation!

6/4: In order to silence opposition figures, the Egyptian Higher Council of Media (i.e., a body which works as a kind of a Ministry of Information) made a decision that social media and media anchors should never circulate 'false' news and 'rumors' (i.e., coming from outside official statements) about the Ethiopian dam, Coronavirus in Egypt, the military struggle in Libya, and military struggle against terrorists in North Sinai Governorate. Violators of such a decision made by the Egyptian Higher Council of Media will be prosecuted and severely punished, as per the Egyptian press, by the Egyptian Prosecutor-General.

6/5: As per a piece of news we have read days ago in Arabic, some members of the Egyptian Parliament have recently flattered Al-Sisi in his 6th year of rule (i.e., 2020 A.D.) by urging the Egyptian citizens to elect him as president for the rest of his life!

7- Until when the life of Al-Sisi would continue? This is known only to the Omniscient Lord God; yet, we can safely say that he is politically and clinically dead and wait to be buried!

8- Al-Sisi will meet his end and die very soon; may the Lord God curse him!


Secondly: Khalifa Haftar:

1- Haftar was born in the Libyan city of Ajdabiya in 1943, and he participated in the 1969 coup d'état. Kaddafi once sent him as military leader of troops to fight Chad; Haftar was defeated in a battle and the Chad troops massacred most of the Libyan troops and took Haftar as a POW; he was humiliated and tortured; rumors have it that Haftar may have been raped in Chad; we do not believe this and we condemn such rumors; yet, some people never exclude this possibility in our bleak, modern era and its culture; rumors have it hat when imprisoned, Saddam Hussein was raped; before his assassination in a brutal manner, Kaddafi is said to have been raped. 

2- Kaddafi disregarded the plight and suffering of Haftar; he was saved by the U.S. along with other Libyan POWs. Half of these POWs returned to Libya; yet, Haftar sought political asylum in the U.S.; in 1993, while he was in the U.S., he was convictedin absentia of crimes against Libya and sentenced to death. Later on, he joined the U.S.-supported National Front for Saving Libya. Haftar held a senior position in the forces which overthrew Gaddafi in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. Haftar was appointed by the Libyan Parliament as the official military leader of the so-called National Libyan Army; he later on rebelled against the Government of National Accord; a civil war has ensued between Haftar and this Libyan government – this civil war continues as we write this article.

3- Recently, many massacres committed by Haftar have been unveiled as mass graves (of men, women, and children) were discovered in cities/regions controlled by the Government of National Accord. The military commands issued by Haftar caused the death of tens of civilians and children and the destruction of many civilian hospitals; more than 30 medical doctors were killed; more than 200 thousand people were rendered homeless in the Libyan capital Tripoli. The ICC may one day try Haftar for his crimes against humanity, his committing genocide, and his war crime.   

4- Since his face, or nape, shows clearly his being defeated, Haftar became a burden for regional and international powers which support him (Egypt, the UAE, and Russia); this means the countdown for his death has begun. Even the U.S. which gave Haftar the American nationality and has made use of him in the past has now disowned him and let him down. We read a piece of news that an American court may summon Haftar and his allies to defend themselves against accusations leveled against them and Haftar.

5- The assassin Haftar will meet his end and die very soon; may the Lord God curse him!

6- We fear very much for the imminent fate (i.e., destruction and division) of Libya which might be removed from the world map.

6/1: As a monarchy, Libya was strong under the rule of king Idris of Libya; with the help and support of Gamal Abdel-Nasser of Egypt, Kaddafi managed within a coup d'état to overthrow monarchy and to rule as a tyrannical president. Kaddafi managed to smuggle the Libyan wealth and his ouster and assassination caused the loss of such wealth he smuggled (i.e., hundreds of billions of US$). Yet, the oil of Libya remains still the primary source of its wealth. As typically expected, after the ouster or death of any enthroned tyrants, they leave behind a mob of rascals or vile, base, and mean leaders  who vie for power; hence, a homeland may get divided as such rascals/leaders resort to allying themselves to regional and international powers. This occurs now in Libya in the manner which occurred in Somalia after the collapse/fall of the Somali president Siad Barre who died in exile after his attempts to restore power to himself failed.

6/2: Of course, the Libyan oil is not confined to Libyan territories; it includes oil fields in the Mediterranean Sea whose oil is coveted by several countries who dispute (within varying degrees) over it: Egypt, Israel, the Gaza Strip, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria Greece, Cyprus, Libya, and Italy. Hence, Libya became the scene of proxy wars; for instance the Turkish president Erdoğan desires to restore the Ottoman empire and its provinces including Libya and Syria; he covets land and sea oil of Libya; he supports the Government of National Accord. In contrast, Egypt which has long borders with Libya has to make sure that Benghazi is controlled by Egyptian influence/support and it would be OK if Egypt would have a share of Libyan oil. Egypt supports Haftar. As for the UAE, in its turn, it covets the Libyan oil; the same applies to Russia and France; the three countries support the loser named Haftar. Yet, rumors have it that Haftar begins to lose his allies; sadly, Libya is on its way to be divided into three (or more?) small countries. This will be decided by regional and international powers which serve their own interests only. Some international powers desire that the Libyan civil war would go on so that sales of weapons/arms would increase for years; some other powers would love to create a divided Libya with governments serving the interests of such powers in Benghazi and Tripoli.      

6/3: We fear for, and worry very much about, the weakened ones inside Libya; we are afraid that mass graves gape their mouths now to gobble them one by one!


Thirdly: Bashar Al-Assad:

1- Before the division of the region of the Levant and Iraq as per the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the Ottoman Empire was dying out and it was nicknamed (Europe's sick man). The European and American influence infiltrated into Iraq and the Levant where there is a mosaic of racial and religious minorities. The Ottoman sultan Abdul-Hamid (died in 1918 A.D.) was so annoyed by the interference of the West powers that he announced the inauguration of the so-called 'Islamic University' or (Al-Jamaa' Al-Eslamiyya); besides, the Ottoman policies at the time included persecuting Shiite and Christian minorities; massacres which took place caused many Levantine people to immigrate and settle in Egypt and in the West; Arabic literature of Levantine literary figures in the West (esp. the U.S.) emerged as a result. The Wahabi Sunnite fanatics contributed a lot in the religious persecution inflicted on Shiite and Christian minorities; as a result, the Christian cultural elite figures raised the banners of Arab nationalism (or Pan-Arabism) as an alternative of siding with Turkey and the so-called 'Islamic University' of the Ottoman sultan. Among such Arab nationalists were Sati' Al-Husri (1879 – 1968) and Michel Aflaq (1910 – 1989) who has established the Baath Party. Of course, Arab nationalism flourished more in Egypt and consequently in the Arab world by the Egyptian President Gamal Abdel-Nasser.        

2- The Lebanese minority of Druze raised the banners of Nasserist Arab nationalism; the Palestinian minority of Druze sided with Israel and its community member became Israeli citizens; the Baath Party in Syria was joined later on by an Alawite Shiite minority (about 7% to 15% of the Syrian nation). The Syrian Kurds constitute about 10% of Syrians. The then student Hafez Al-Assad (1930 – 2000) joined the Baath Party and graduated from the Aviation Academy; within a period of political unrest, Hafez Al-Assad became a defense minister and the secretary of the Baath Party; he became the Syrian president in 1971.  

3- Hafez Al-Assad protected himself against typically expected coups in Syria by relying heavily on his Shiite faction; he launched a war against the Sunnite leaders in Syria (who were mostly among the terrorist MB organization members) who persecuted Shiites many times before. Hafez Al-Assad committed several massacres in 1980, 1981, and 1982 (the last one in the city of Hama) in order to consolidate his rule with an iron hand since his collapse or ouster would mean, ipso facto, massacring all of the Shiites of Syria. The regime of Hafez Al-Assad was known for its massacres, crimes of tortures, and assassinations; many assassinations occurred in Lebanon by the Syrian regime. Hafez Al-Assad monopolized power, authority, and rule; yet, his younger brother, Rifaat Al-Assad, who was then a military leader, and the one still accused of commuting the massacre of Hama, rebelled against Hafez Al-Assad and angrily left Syria in 1984. When Hafez Al-Assad died in 2000, his son Bashar Al-Assad became the president as his successor.

4- Bashar Al-Assad faced peaceful revolt in 2011 by Syrian citizens who demanded democracy; this democracy means that the majority of Syrian Sunnites would rule and destroy the regime, power, and authority of Al-Assad family and confiscate their wealth. In order to crush the peaceful revolt, peaceful revolt allowed terrorists to infiltrate into Syria and highjack the revolt; this means he has created a new enemy and he destroyed the peaceful demonstrations and movement of Syrian citizens.   

5- Now, Syria has been turned into a hot point of struggle among regional and international powers: the USA, the KSA, Turkey, Iran, and Russia. Aleppo was destroyed, among other Syrian cities; millions of Syrians became refugees in many countries in the West and in Egypt and in some other Arab countries. Bashar Al-Assad has achieved an illusion of victory over his foes; Syria is now divided into regions controlled by Turkey and other regions controlled by Russian military bases; Bashar Al-Assad cannot enter into such regions; he submits now to the will of Iran and Russia since his fate is in the hands of the leaders of both countries. Struggles inside Al-Assad family have occurred: news came about Rami Makhlouf (the son of the maternal uncle of Bashar Al-Assad) who controls the Syrian economy is facing troubles with Asmaa Al-Assad (the wife of Bashar Al-Assad) and her powerful family members who demand a large part of the spoils gained after letting Syria be controlled by foreign powers.   

6- The Syrian economic crisis caused many demonstrations; Bashar Al-Assad had to dismiss the Syrian prime minister; the U.S. dealt a fatal blow to the regime of Bashar Al-Assad by the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act to impose sanctions on the Syrian government.

7- The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act will force Bashar Al-Assad to choose either to reach a viable, permanent political solution as per the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2254 or to face sanctions imposed against Al-Assad family and the family of his wife as well as his statesmen and government. The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act includes that sanctions may be suspended if no more Syrian war-planes would target civilians inside Syria and if Bashar Al-Assad would allow international humanitarian aid to reach Syria; this should be within allowing free movement and medical care and releasing all political prisoners detained against their will though they committed no crimes; Bashar Al-Assad has also to stop his regime forced and his allies (Iranian and Russian forces and Hezbollah forces) from attacking regions of civilians, hospitals and medical facilities, schools, and markets.       

8- Within the severe economic crisis suffered by the regime of Bashar Al-Assad, the value of the Syria Lira has plummeted; hence, if the sanctions of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act are imposed, this means the certain death/destruction of Bashar Al-Assad and his regime; likewise, if Bashar Al-Assad would introduce a viable, permanent political solution as per the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2254, this also means the end of Bashar Al-Assad and his regime.

9- Of course, news spread about how Bashar Al-Assad has become a burden for his chief ally: the Russian president Vladimir Putin. In fact, Putin has already taken all what he wanted from Bashar Al-Assad who has nothing more to offer; hence, that Bashar Al-Assad would remain alive or would be assassinated will be decided when Russia and the U.S. would one day reach any agreement regarding Syria.

10- Al-Assad will meet his end and die very soon; may the Lord God curse him!




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