hizbullah hizbullah

Definition(s):

  • (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

News

  • Syrian, Hizbullah forces launch offensive on rebel strongholds near Damascus

    Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — The regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad has deployed thousands of troops, including Hizbullah fighters, for an offensive against rebel strongholds around Damascus. The opposition has reported a massive regime operation to expel the rebel presence around Damascus. Assad’s military, backed by Hizbullah and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: World Tribune

Quotes

  1. "The conflict also gives Iran influence in the Arab world through its clients, Lebanese Hizbullah and Hamas," Petraeus said.
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: World Tribune

  2. "Hizbullah militias are the enemy of a free Lebanon and all nations, especially neighbors in the region, have an interest in helping the Lebanese people prevail," Bush added.
    on May 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Daily Star - Lebanon

  3. "Syria and Iran are providing Hizbullah with rockets and missiles of ever-increasing capability," Gates said at a press conference with his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak.
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: Daily Star - Lebanon

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