Hezbollah grouping on verge of winning power in Lebanon

The radical Islamic group Hezbollah is on the verge of leading its opposition alliance to victory in today’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon.

6th June, 2009

The radical Islamic group Hezbollah is on the verge of leading its opposition alliance to victory in today’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon.

An alliance with the Free Patriotic Movement led by Michel Aoun is expected to shade a majority of seats to ensure a change of government and see Hezbollah occupy central stage in Lebanese politics.

Hezbollah’s political capital has grown in recent years, having fought the Israeli army to a standstill in...

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