Hezbollah Takes Control of Beirut

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In Beirut, Lebanon today, the forces of Hezbollah seized large areas of the capital city. It's a dramatic show of force by the Iran-backed opposition, which appears to have defeated pro-government forces backed by the US. About ten people have been killed.  Andrew Lee Butters is in Beirut for Time magazine.

Credits

Guest:
Andrew Lee Butters - Middle East Correspondent, Time magazine

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Katie Cooper