Beirut Bombing Targets Iran

(Times of Israel) Mitch Ginsburg - On Tuesday, as Hizbullah-led, Iran-guided troops fought for Assad's regime in the mountains of Syria, the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a Sunni terror group, perpetrated a devastating terror attack outside the Iranian embassy in Lebanon which killed 23 people and wounded dozens more. "This should be seen within the framework of Hizbullah's participation in Syria," said Ely Karmon, a senior research scholar at the Institute for Counter-Terrorism. He added that the targeting of Iran's embassy in Beirut was also a message from the Syrian opposition that it would not accept Iranian involvement in the upcoming Syria peace talks in Geneva.

2013-11-20 00:00:00

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