Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Explosive situation in Lebanon as government confronts Hizballah

From DEBKAfile, May 6, 2008, 11:20 PM (GMT+02:00):

Lebanon’s pro-Western Siniora government has declared illegal Hizballah’s private telecommunications network installed in southern and eastern Lebanon and the southern Shiite suburbs of Beirut.
DEBKAfile reported some weeks ago that the network is military and was installed by Iran to prepare its Lebanese proxy for war with Israel.

...Trouble is expected Wednesday when the pro-Hizballah protesters start marching along a route which runs their traditional strongholds of the ruling March 14 majority alliance led by Saad Hariri and Walid Jumblatt’s Progressive Socialist Party....

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