hizbollah hizbollah  /hɪz ˈboʊ lə/


  • (n) a Shiite terrorist organization with strong ties to Iran; seeks to create an Iranian fundamentalist Islamic state in Lebanon; car bombs are the signature weapon


  1. "If Hamas/Hizbollah succeeds here, they are going to succeed everywhere, not only in the Middle East, but everywhere. Israel isn't the only enemy," Mr McCain said in an exclusive interview with The Jerusalem Post. "They are dedicated to the...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "Amidst allegations of continued arms transfers to Hizbollah......a perceptible increase in tension between the parties was recorded," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Gulf Daily News

  3. Bush said the UN resolution aimed to "stop Hizbollah from acting as a state within a state, and put an end to Iran and Syria's efforts to hold the Lebanese people hostage to their own extremist agenda".
    on Aug 12, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Malaysia Star

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