|Iran vows to aid Lebanese military|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat “terrorists.”
The promise of aid comes after Iran’s regional rival Saudi Arabia pledged billions of dollars to Lebanon’s armed forces, and will be seen by many Lebanese as part of a competition for influence over the tiny country, which is gripped by sectarian tensions and bitterly divided over the Syrian civil war.
Read entire article: Iran vows to aid Lebanese military