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Hezbollah Backs Syria, Challenging Lebanese Opposition

The Lebanese faction Hezbollah declared its full support for Syria on Sunday, directly challenging opposition groups a day after Syria promised to gradually withdraw troops from Lebanon. Hezbollah’s leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, spoke to reporters on Sunday in his stronghold in southern Beirut, breaking weeks of relative silence over the crisis concerning Syria’s presence in Lebanon. He called for Lebanese to “express their gratitude” to Syria by joining a demonstration on Tuesday against United Nations Resolution 1559, which calls for Syria’s withdrawal and Hezbollah’s disarmament. Full Story

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