Hezbollah condemns Egypt, Tunisia bombings
The Tunisian bus bombing is the latest a string of Daesh-affiliated attacks in MENA. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
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Hezbollah condemned Wednesday the deadly bombings that hit Tunisia and Egypt in recent days, noting that extremist violence in the Arab world is being “fueled by foreign forces.”
The party “deplores the terrorist acts that are targeting several regions in our Arab and Muslim worlds, the last of which were the terrorist bombings that hit central Tunis and the Egyptian town of El-Arish, causing heavy casualties.”
“This globalized terror that is invading our cities and killing our people in all Arab and Muslim countries is an epidemic that is being fueled by foreign forces and aggravated by deviant ideologies claiming to be part of Islam,” Hezbollah said.
These ideologies “do not belong to any religion,” it added.
The party also urged everyone to “show solidarity and unity in the face of this terrorism whose threat is growing.”
“If it continues to spread, it will harm all countries, religions and sects without any differentiation,” Hezbollah warned.
Its statement comes in the wake of a deadly bombing in the southern Beirut suburb of Bourj al-Barajneh, a Hezbollah stronghold.
The suicide attack, among the worst in years, killed 43 people and wounded 239 others.
Like the bombings in Tunisia and Egypt, the Dahieh attack was claimed by Daesh, which has also staged unprecedented deadly attacks in Paris earlier this month.
Editor's note: This article has been edited from the source material
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