Hizbullah Aids Syrian Military in Key Battle

(New York Times) Anne Barnard and Hwaida Saad - Syrian government forces backed by Lebanese Hizbullah fighters pushed Sunday into parts of Qusayr, a strategic city long held by rebels. Residents said rebels kept fighting into the night, killing a number of Hizbullah and government fighters. In southern Lebanon, Ali, a local resident related to a Hizbullah fighter sent to Qusayr, said that 14 Hizbullah fighters had died on Sunday, the group's most costly action since it entered the Syrian conflict.

2013-05-20 00:00:00

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