Pro-Hezbollah Singer Detained in Lebanon Over Song

November 25, 2014 12:26 PM

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Lebanese judicial officials and the father of a pro-Hezbollah singer say authorities have detained the artist over some of his songs, including one that calls Saudi Arabia a "terrorist."

Ali Barakat became known last year after releasing songs related to Syria's civil war, including one about the opposition stronghold of Yabroud that was captured earlier this year by Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters.

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