Hezbollah supporters protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Beirut southern suburbs, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah Monday called on all groups who resist Israel's plans in the region to determine a unified strategy for a "major confrontation," after what he said were victories against takfiri groups.In the fiery speech broadcast live to tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians gathered in Beirut's southern suburbs, Nasrallah also called for a third Palestinian intifada in response to Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Nasrallah's speech comes amid international condemnation and protests against Trump's decision, which the U.S. president announced from the White House last week.The final motto to live by, Nasrallah said, was: "Death to Israel".Nasrallah saluted Palestinians across the region for their decadeslong perseverance. The sea of people Nasrallah addressed began gathering in Beirut's southern suburbs in the afternoon. Nasrallah had called for the protest Thursday.
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