Hizbollah


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Hizbollah

(ˌhɪzbəˈlɑː)
n
(Islam) a variant spelling of Hezbollah
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Noun1.Hizbollah - 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
Translations

Hizbollah

nHisb Allah f, → Hisbollah f
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1 (BNA): The Shura Council's Committee for Foreign, Defence and National Security Affairs hailed the British parliament's ratification of a government draft resolution to classify the militias of Hizbollah, with its political and military wings, as a terrorist organisation.
Hizbollah's participation in the Syrian war has reportedly "exhausted" the party compelling it to "bring back to Lebanon almost half of its fighters" fighting alongside the government forces of President Bashar Assad, the pan-Arab al-Hayat daily reported on Wednesday.
A TOP Bahraini diplomat has called for an "international response" to militant group Hizbollah's growing influence in the world, including the US.
The possibility of an imminent war between Israel and Hizbollah has been growing as both Israeli and Hezbollah officials engage in fiery rhetoric about how damaging the next war will be (for the other side, of course).
BRUSSELS, Sept 26 (KUNA) -- The EU clarified Monday that there has been no change in the listing of the Hizbollah military wing as a terrorist group.
He criticized Hizbollah's failure to commit to any issue, pointing to the dialogue table.
Bahrain has started a major probe into Hizbollah's activities in the kingdom, said a senior government official.
"Your comprehensive investigation builds a sound foundation for further action against Hizbollah, and we look forward to supporting you in your next steps," the House of Representatives has now said in a statement.
London, Feb 6 ( ANI ): Israel's Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu has urged world leaders to declare Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.
Hizbollah Secretary General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, called on some Lebanese to rationalize, be calm, keeping their discourse a political and not a sectarian one.
Lebanon, thanks to Hizbollah, is breaking moulds in the Middle East.