Hezbollah’s leader said on Friday that the Lebanese militant group will be sending more fighters to Syria’s Aleppo province, where pro-government forces are battling Syrian rebels on several fronts.

Hassan Nasrallah made the pledge despite heavy losses the Shiite group has incurred in fighting along Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces in the war-wrecked Aleppo province this month.

In a speech addressing supporters to mark 40 days since the killing of Hezbollah’s top commander Mustafa Badreddine in Syria, Nasrallah called the fight for Syria’s largest city and its province the “great” battle of the Syria war. […]