Syria war tipping Mideast balance toward Sunnis

Sep 22 2013

Hezbollah supporters carry pictures, of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, disappeared Imam Moussa al-Sadr, center, and Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, left, during a rally to mark the occasion of Jerusalem Day in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug 17, 2012. Nasrallah warned Israel that any aggression against Lebanon would be extremely costly and said Hezbollah can transform the lives of millions of Zionists in all of Israel to hell. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)Not long ago, Arabs everywhere listened when the leader of Hezbollah spoke. Sheik Hassan Nasrallah's prominence, bolstered by his Lebanese guerrilla force's battles against Israel, was a sign of the rising regional influence of Shiite Muslims and overwhelmingly Shiite Iran. Now, his speeches don't necessarily make front pages even in Lebanon.


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