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Hezbollah leader says Saudi Arabia will fail in Lebanon
November 10, 2017 / 3:08 PM / 8 days ago

Hezbollah leader says Saudi Arabia will fail in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday Saudi Arabia will fail in Lebanon as it has done in other parts of the region and will not defeat the Iran-backed group.

FILE PHOTO: Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addresses his supporters via a screen during a rally marking Al-Quds day in Beirut's southern suburbs, Lebanon June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Aziz Taher/File Photo

In a televised address Nasrallah also denied Hezbollah was behind a missile fired from Yemen which hit the Saudi capital Riyadh last week and said Yemenis the have capacity to produce missiles.

Reporting by Lisa Barrington, Tom Perry, Laila Bassam, Ellen Francis and Sarah Dadouch in Beirut; Editing by Alison Williams

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