hizbullah : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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
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- 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 [...]
June 21, 2013 - World Tribune
- David Petraeus in World Tribune
The conflict also gives Iran influence in the Arab world through its clients, Lebanese Hizbullah and Hamas,Petraeus said.
- President Bush in Daily Star - Lebanon
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.
- Robert Gates in Daily Star - Lebanon
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.