Iran put Hezbollah in charge of Islamic fundamentalist efforts to thwart Middle East peace efforts, according to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz. The paper said Hamas and Islamic Jihad, terror groups operating mainly in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, would come under the supervision of Hezbollah officials in Lebanon. Talks to coordinate their efforts have already begun, the paper said.
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