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
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Hizbollah

nHisb Allah f, → Hisbollah f
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MANAMA: Hizbollah militias receive $700-$800 million annually from Iran to finance its terrorist activities, according to a report released by Foundation for Defence of Democracies in September last year.
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.
Commenting on the Cabinet issue, he said "it is known which side set conditions for the formation of the Cabinet; and Hizbollah wants to have one third veto power, names and numbers of ministers.
These investigations are part of steps being taken as a result of Bahrain designating Hizbollah as a terrorist organisation.
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.
23 (BNA) -- Former Secretary of Lebanese Hizbollah Shaikh Subhi Al Tufayli fiercely criticized Hizbollah's policy and interference in the internal affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Lebanon, thanks to Hizbollah, is breaking moulds in the Middle East.
We continue to call on Hizbollah to end its status as an armed group and to participate in the Lebanese democratic process and to do so on the same terms as other political parties," he told MPs.
Last week's escalation, which had sent Hizbollah and its allies into the streets of Beirut and other parts of Lebanon, had stunned the loyalists whose militias quickly retreated.