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Faced with possible defeat by Islamic State, Nasrallah inducts Christians to fight in Hezbollah

Shiite terror group forges unlikely alliance with Lebanon’s Christians integrating ‘dozens’ of  into its military wing to fight in Syria.

By i24news


Faced with the threat posed by the Islamic State, Lebanon-based Shiite terror group Hezbollah has forged an unlikely alliance with the country’s Christian contingent and is training Christian fighters, according to reports in Arabic media.

One of Hezbollah’s enemies: Mujahideen members of al-Qaida’s‏ Nusra Front – Photo: REUTERS/file

Christians are among Middle East minorities at risk from rising unrest across the region, and from extremist groups such as the Islamic State, which has violently carved out a large area of control in Iraq and Syria. Continue Reading »