Hizbullah Ordered by Iran to Send Fighters to Iraq

(Ya Libnan-Lebanon) The London-based al-Arabi al-Jadeed reported Sunday that Iran ordered Hizbullah to send fighters to Iraq to help liberate the city of Mosul from the Islamic State. "Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah agreed to send about 800 men from elite units to participate in the anticipated battle," sources were quoted as saying. Once in Iraq, Iran will equip the men with heavy weapons.

2015-03-17 00:00:00

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