Mexico Thwarts Hizbullah Bid to Set Up South American Network

(Ha'aretz) Jack Khoury - Hizbullah operatives employed Mexicans nationals with family ties to Lebanon to set up a network in South America to target Israel and the West, the Kuwaiti Al-Seyassah daily reported on Tuesday. The group's leader, Jameel Nasr, traveled frequently to Lebanon to receive information and instructions from Hizbullah commanders. Nasr also made frequent trips to other countries in Latin America, including a two-month stay in Venezuela in 2008. The report follows warnings from the U.S. that Hizbullah and Iran are stepping up operations in the region.

2010-07-07 08:25:42

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