Report: Hizbullah Moving Arms from Syria to Lebanon, Fearing Assad's Fall

(Ha'aretz) Barak Ravid and Amos Harel - In recent weeks Hizbullah has moved hundreds of missiles from storage sites in Syria to bases in eastern Lebanon, the French newspaper Le Figaro reported Saturday. Hizbullah moved the missiles over fears that a successor to the failing regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad could sever ties with the organization. A Western expert is quoted as saying efforts have been made to send as much weaponry as possible to Lebanon before the fall of the Assad regime. Intelligence agencies have monitored the movement of trucks from the Syrian border to Lebanon's Bekaa region containing long-range Iranian Zilzal, Fajr-3 and Fajr-4 missiles.

2011-06-27 00:00:00

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