Do Hizbullah's Gains from Syria War Equal Its Losses?

(Asharq al-Awsat-UK) Paula Astih - According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, around 122,000 members of the Syrian regime and its pro-Syrian and non-Syrian armed forces were killed in the Syrian civil war, including 63,820 Syrian soldiers and 1,630 members of Lebanese Hizbullah. The number of Hizbullah fighters in Syria has recently dropped significantly, in conjunction with the decline of fighting intensity. All agree that Hizbullah acquired great combat experience. Military experts said that Hizbullah has probably acquired large quantities of weapons over the past years, both from Syria and Iran. However, Hizbullah lost popularity both inside Lebanon and in the Arab arena.

2019-01-16 00:00:00

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