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Leader of Hezbollah. Largely in hiding since 2006 war with Israel. Prime ally of Iran and Syria
Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah praises Iranian regime's 'independence,' says no chance Israel will attack Iran.
The secretary general of Hezbollah spoke Saturday night for the first time since November.
Nasrallah's interview is set to take place at 20:30 Israel time.
Saad al-Hariri, a political ally of Saudi Arabia's, resigned on Saturday in an unexpected declaration from the kingdom.
Nasrallah said that the US is ''delaying the Syrian military'' in its operations to retake territory from ISIS.
By ANGUS MACDOWELL/ REUTERS
Hezbollah leader Nasrallah made a momentous public appearance to announce that the battle against ISIS has been won, stating clearly that he is receiving full backing from Tehran.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
"Lebanon was kidnapped by a terror organization operated by another country," charges Israel's former defense minister Moshe Ya'alon," and the world has become accustomed to it."
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Iran-backed Shi'ite Hezbollah and Syrian troops have been fighting to oust Islamic State militants from Syria's western Qalamoun region.
Terrorist Hezbollah has more impolite words for US President Donald Trump.
Hezbollah-affiliated television station Al-Manar is expected to air a special report on Monday night, purporting to show how unprepared Israel is for a possible Hezbollah military infiltration.
Maria Maalouf, a controversial and outspoken Lebanese television reporter, tweeted that Israel should rid the world of Hassan Nasrallah and urged the country to execute an aerial attack targeting Hezbollah's leader.
"So what if Trump comes?" he asked. "What's new?"
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lebanon has been without a president for more than two years, part of a political crisis that has resulted in a breakdown in many basic services and concerns about the country's stability.
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