Hizbollah to step up jihad

BEIRUT – The Lebanese Shi’ite movement Hizbollah vowed to maintain its “jihad” in neighbouring Syria at a huge rally in Beirut yesterday, after its leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the war was in a phase of escalation. Addressing thousands marking Shi’ite Islam’s annual Ashura religious commemoration in a heavily secured square in Hizbollah’s south Beirut […]

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