The funeral was attended by Hezbollah public relations official Sheikh Ahmed Mrado and party leaders and spiritual figures.
Since the spring of 2013 the Iranian-backed Hezbollah Shiite group decided to fight alongside Assad’s soldiers against the mostly Sunni rebels trying to topple him.
In Lebanon, every community lives with the fear of being extinguished, and all feed on this fear according to analysts. By supporting the Syrian regime, Hezbollah believes it is helping its Shiite community but many within the community feel the party is endangering the Shiites. What’s the point in supporting a losing regime?” They say