Party of God


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Noun1.Party of God - 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
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean
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NNA - The party of God favours a comprehensive constitutional settlement to the Lebanese crisis, Hezbollah deputy of the House Nawwaf Mousawi, stated during the funeral of a slain party member at the Houseiniyya mosque of Shhour/south Lebanon today.
Undeterred by his own imaginative rhetoric, Nasrallah renewed support for the Palestinian people in their fight against Zionism, at a time when Palestinians clashed with Jewish colonists and the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu without as much as a peep from the Party of God.
Reality is killing Hezbollah's narrative "For three years, everyone has asked the Party of God to pull out of Syria and Iraq.
Ansar-e Hezbollah, which means Supporters of the Party of God, has been less violent the past few years.
Having sent thousands of its fighters into Syria--Israeli intelligence estimated 4,000-5,000--the Party of God found itself under growing pressure over its Syrian intervention, in which it was defending a brutal dictatorship and fighting other Arabs, a far cry from its great moral trumpeting of its "resistance" to Israeli occupation and the purity of its military arm.
Center is proud to host an event with Matthew Levitt, who will discuss his latest book, " Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God.
Hezbollah; the global footprint of Lebanon's Party of God.
In his newly released book, Hizbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God, Matthew Levitt, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East policy and a former FBI counter terrorism analyst, describes the full history of the terrorist organisation from its early inception up to its present activities.
That's rather inconsistent, because the GOP fancies itself as the party of God and believes paradise will be theirs because of their moral superiority.
He added that the group does not deserve to be called Party of God.
Ordered by the theocracy's Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei, Lebanon's Safawi group Hizbullah (the Party of God - a unit of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps - IRGC) has become deeply involved in the Syrian war.
Hezbollah, which means party of God, has long been seen as a bulwark in the struggle against Israeli occupation of Arab lands.