A car bomb yesterday killed 8 people in Beirut including a leading anti-Syrian politician.
The Iranian regime blamed Israel today for the bomb blast yesterday that killed an anti-Syrian lawmaker.
The Jagran Post reported:
Iran on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in Beirut that killed a prominent Lebanese intelligence official on Friday and suggested that Israel was to blame.
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A senior Israeli official dismissed the suggestion as “beyond pathetic”.
The slain Lebanese official, Brigadier-General Wissam al-Hassan, was close to several Lebanese politicians who back the uprising in Syria and led several investigations into Syrian meddling in Lebanese affairs, including one that implicated Damascus and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri in 2005.
Iran is Syria’s most powerful regional ally.