A Warm Welcome Back for Nasrallah
Posted on Sep 22, 2006
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Beirut to celebrate what Hezbollah has called a “divine victory” over Israel. It was Sheik Hassan Nasrallah’s first public appearance since July.
Hezbollah head at ‘victory’ rally
Hundreds of thousands of people have massed in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to celebrate what Hezbollah militants call their victory over Israel.
The group’s leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, appeared at the rally - his first public appearance since July.
People packed into the city’s southern suburbs, which were heavily bombed during the conflict, waving yellow and green flags and chanting slogans.
Hezbollah has called the outcome of the five-week conflict a “divine victory”.
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