The actors in the region are not sitting still in anticipation of a US-led
attack against Syria, but are actively preparing for it.
mobilized its forces, according to witnesses in Lebanon, AFP
The news agency also quoted the Lebanese Al-Akhbar paper as
stating that the organization “called on all its officers and members to man
Hezbollah fighters have left their regular positions
and checkpoints in southern Beirut, turning off their mobile phones so that they
could not be traced, according to the witnesses.
In the meantime,
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah met in Beirut with an Iranian delegation on
Tuesday headed by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the Iranian parliamentary
committee for national security and foreign policy, who arrived in the city on
Monday after two days of talks in Syria.
They discussed the latest
developments in the region, focusing on Syria and Lebanon, Hezbollah’s Al- Manar
TV website reported.
During the meeting, Nasrallah said that the “Zionist
lobby” is behind the US “adventurism” in the Middle East, Iran’s Press TV
And despite the dominance of the world’s largest media networks
by the Zionists to distort the realities of the Syrian situation, the US threats
against the country have failed, he said.
The Future bloc, which opposes
Hezbollah, condemned Hezbollah’s increased security and checkpoints as of late
and the recent detention of Saudi diplomats, according to a report in the
Lebanese Daily Star on Tuesday.
“Hezbollah with such action, along with
its increasingly dangerous involvement in the fighting in Syria alongside the
Syrian regime against its people, and its contribution to exposing Lebanon and
its security to all kinds of danger, continues to drag Lebanon and its citizens
to battles and problems with most sisterly Arab states,” the bloc statement
Reuters contributed to this report.
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