Lebanon MP: Armed men associated with Hezbollah crossed into Syria


March 14 MP Mouin al-Merhebi told the Voice of Lebanon radio station on Saturday that armed people closely associated with March 8 and Hezbollah crossed the northern borders into Syrian territories.

He did not elaborate any further.

Yesterday Al Jazeera reported that 3000 Syrian protesters in Abu Kamal near the Iraqi border , Syria set on fire a poster of Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah. Nasrallah’s speech in Beirut last Wednesday in support of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad reportedly infuriated demonstrators and activists.

There were several reports that Hezbollah and Iran are assisting the Syrian regime in its brutal crackdown but Nasrallah denied on Wednesday the allegations

According to human rights activists, at least 1,100 people have been killed and over 10,000 others arrested since the revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime began mid-March. Thousands of Syrians fled to Lebanon to escape the violence