Leader of Syria Qaeda Wing Threatens Strikes Against Hezbollah in Lebanon

November 4, 2014 11:35 PM

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Beirut: The leader of Syria's al Qaeda rebel wing threatened attacks against the Shi'ite Muslim militant movement Hezbollah in Lebanon in coming days that he said would make it regret fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Lebanon hosts around a million refugees from Syria's civil war and has seen violence spill over the border, with bombings in Beirut, fighting in the northern city of Tripoli, and rocket attacks on Bekaa Valley towns close to the frontier.

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