Iran urges Lebanese to unite against Israel
Iran, a main backer of Lebanon's Shi'ite group Hezbollah, urged the Lebanese people on Tuesday to unite to confront Israel, the Islamic Republic's arch foe. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments in a meeting with visiting Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, the official IRNA news agency reported.


"Iran believes the capability of all Lebanese groups should be at the service of (Lebanon's) power and unity to confront the danger of the Zionist regime," Khamenei told Suleiman, using a term Iranian officials often use to refer to Israel. (Reuters)