Hezbollah supporters wave the party's flags during a rally commemorating Liberation Day in the southern town of Nabatieh, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Saudi security forces have arrested a Shiite preacher in the east of the kingdom, charging that he "glorified" Lebanon's Iran-backed militant group Hezbollah online, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.Nimr, another Shiite cleric from Eastern Province, was a driving force behind protests that began in 2011 among the Shiite minority in Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia, who complain of marginalisation.He and three other Shiites were in a group of 47 people executed on January 2 for "terrorism".
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