Report: Assad tells Ahmadinejad not to visit south Lebanon
Syrian President Bashar Assad advised his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to tour the area of south Lebanon during his visit to the country in two weeks, according to a report published Wednesday by Kuwaiti newspaper al- Anba.


According to diplomatic officials, Assad asked Ahamadinejad for the purpose of his visit, to which the Iranian leader replied, "it is a strategic area that is the border of Iran with Israel." (Roee Nahmias)