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Lebanon's Hezbollah under pressure at home

Shia group pays heavy price for its involvement in Syria where it is fighting alongside Assad's forces.

Last Modified: 26 Sep 2013 19:17
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, has been fighting alongside Syrian forces.

The Shia Muslim group's stated policy is to prevent al-Assad's regime from collapsing. But it has paid a heavy political price for its involvement in the neighbour's conflict and is under increasing pressure at home.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

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