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Ahmadinejad’s Lebanon Visit Shows Stronger Hezbollah

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Beirut for his first official visit to Lebanon, a trip that signals the growing strength of the Iran-backed Shiite Muslim Hezbollah movement.

The Iranian leader met today with President Michel Suleiman and later held talks with Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, a Hezbollah ally.