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February 26, 2013 10:48 am

Hezbollah Denies Death of Nasrallah as Rumors Spread He is in Iran for Cancer Treatment

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Picture of Hassan Nasrallah in a festival.

Lebanon-based Shiite terror organization Hezbollah denied the death of its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, Tuesday amid reports that he had been flown to Tehran to undergo cancer treatment.

The rumor of his death spread quickly on social media site Twitter, where purported screen shots of the Hezbollah-affiliated website Al Manar announcing Nasrallah’s death were posted. Hezbollah said the photos had been doctored, with the organization calling them a “cheap forgery.”

Monday a report emerged from Lebanese radio station the Voice of Lebanon that Nasrallah had been flown to Tehran for emergency medical treatment for severe cancer-related complications.

A different report from Lebanon claimed that Nasrallah had been flown to Iran after he was wounded in an attack by Syrian rebels during a meeting he was attending.

The reports were attributed to “senior Hezbollah officials,” but there were no official confirmation of the reports from any other source.

According to the reports, Nasrallah’s deputy, Naim Kassem, has assumed command of the terrorist organization.

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    he should go to hell,no way out,he should follow his stupid leader ayatollah Khomeini in hell,he spread terror in the middle east

  • Michael

    Hope springs eternal.

  • Could well be another Purim miracle. If you check your hitory books you will see the 10 Nazi(y”S”) were hanged on Purim with Jules Streicher, the editor of Der Shturmer yelling Purim Shpiel right before the trapdoor opened at his hanging.

  • daniela

    Is this another Purim miracle?

    • Eve

      I certainly hope so.

  • daniela

    Is third another Purim miracle?