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May 7, 2013 1:23 am

Hezbollah Deepens Involvement in Syrian Civil War

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Hezbollah terrorist in Baalbek, Lebanon. Photo: wiki commons.

Wall Street Journal – Hezbollah fighters joined Syrian government forces in the siege of a rebel-held town inside the war-torn country on Monday, local residents said, deepening the Iran-backed group’s involvement in Syria’s civil war and raising alarm among U.S. officials.

Israel tried to tamp down tensions in the region, meanwhile, one day after it launched its second recent attack on arms shipments inside Syria that intelligence experts say were Hezbollah-bound Iranian missiles.

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