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Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghadanfar Rukn Abadi and Iranian Deputy... News PhotoBeirut,Coffin,Conflict,Day,Death,Embassy,Foreign Minister,Funeral,Hezbollah,Horizontal,Lebanon - Country,Motion,Security Guard,Start Flag,Suburb,Suicide,Touching,Violence,War,YellowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghadanfar Rukn Abadi (C-R) and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian (C-L) touch the coffin of one of the Iranian embassy security guards, draped in the Hezbollah movement's yellow and green flag, who died in the twin suicide attack outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut the previous day, during the funeral of the four guards in Shiah, a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital on November 20, 2013. Thousands of people turned out for a funeral for the four Iranian embassy security guards, all of whom were members of Lebanon's powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah, which is also backed by Iran and is fighting alongside Assad's troops against Sunni-led rebels. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)