Hezbollah Clashes With Nusra Front on Lebanon-Syria Border

Hezbollah's television channel and a military source in the Lebanese group said, fighters and gunmen from al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front clashed on Tuesday in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. Nusra Front fighters have regularly been active in areas close to the Syrian border and have targeted Hezbollah and Lebanese army positions in the past. The Shi'ite Muslim Hezbollah is a staunch ally of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and has sent hundreds of combatants to fight alongside his forces in the four-year civil war.