Sunni extremists were to blame for the killing of Hezbollah's high-ranking commander Mustafa Badreddine in Syria, the Lebanese Shiite group said in a statement on Saturday.
Mustafa Badreddine, a senior commander in the Lebanese Hezbollah militia, was killed in an explosion this week in Syria, the Iran-allied group said Friday.
Iran's foreign minister has praised the top commander of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement, following confirmation of his death in Syria.
The Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah movement said Friday that Mustafa Badreddine, one of the group's top commanders, was killed in an explosion in Syria this week.
Lebanon's Hezbollah movement denounced on Thursday a Saudi–led Gulf alliance for its decision to label the pro-Iranian group a terrorist organization.
Iran criticized a Saudi–led Gulf alliance's decision to designate the Lebanese Hezbollah movement a terrorist group, calling the move "not helpful" towards security in the region.
Two prominent Lebanese politicians Saturday lashed out at Shiite movement Hezbollah and its allies over Saudi Arabia's decision to halt a 4-billion-dollar military aid programme.
A Kuwaiti court sentenced two men to death on Tuesday on charges of spying for Iran and the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah.
Residents of a rebel-held town near Damascus are suffering from severe malnutrition and have little access to fuel and medical supplies because of a siege by the Syrian military.
Israeli forces fired artillery rounds across the Lebanese border on Monday after Shiite militia Hezbollah attacked an Israeli army patrol in a disputed frontier area.