Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah will give a TV interview Wednesday marking the
“anniversary of the victory of the resistance over Zionist aggression” in the
2006 Lebanon war.
The terrorist group’s al- Manar TV website reported on
Tuesday that he will also give a speech on Friday in the southern border town of
Aita al- Shaab at a festival under the banner “The resistance is our decision.”
He will make important announcements regarding recent developments in Lebanon
and the region.
The report did not specify if Nasrallah would appear in
person, but it seems most likely that the speech will be transmitted by video,
as since the 2006 war Nasrallah has rarely ventured above ground for a
Earlier this month he did make a surprise public appearance at an
al-Quds Day speech, on the last Friday of Ramadan, in solidarity with the
Palestinian struggle. Analysts saw the move as a measure that was taken in order
to rally his party in the midst of the pressures the group is
Nasrallah said in that speech that the group would continue to
shoulder its responsibility toward the Palestinian cause.
under strong domestic pressure in Lebanon, as a result of its involvement in the
war in Syria, where, along with Iran, it is supporting president Bashar Assad.
The region is divided along sectarian lines, and the Sunni world is united
against the group’s involvement in Syria.