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Hezbollah Influence In Lebanon Growing With Renaming of Ancient Streets in Beirut

Names of individuals like the Ayatollah Khomeini and General Qassem Soleimani are now street names in Beirut.
A worker cleans a statue of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, installed to commemorate the anniversary of his killing, in a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad, in Ghobeiry, a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

The Iran regime is growing its influence in Lebanon through its proxy terror organization Hezbollah. The local Hezbollah leadership has now swapped the names of ancient streets in Beirut with the names of prominent figures within Iran’s regime who participated in regional wars. Names of individuals like the Ayatollah Khomeini, the father of Iran’s Islamic Revolution of 1979 and General Qassem Soleimani, the Revolutionary Guard commander killed just two years ago by a drone strike ordered by President Trump, are now street names in Beirut. The change reflects Hezbollah’s occupation of Lebanon and its growing desire for power and influence.

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