Hezbollah plans to resign from Lebanese government

Hezbollah fighters hold their party flags, as they parade during the opening of new cemetery for colleagues who died in fighting against Israel, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. Nasrallah said on Thursday his militant group will cut the hand of anyone who tries to arrest any member of the party and the group will not accept any accusation against any of its fighters or leaders in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

January 12, 2011 5:20:52 AM PST
The Islamic militant group Hezbollah and its allies plan to resign from the Lebanese Cabinet and topple the government on Wednesday over tensions stemming from the international investigation of the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, officials said.