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Jihad Council | Hezbollah

The Jihad Council was founded at the end of Hezbollah's fourth conclave, in July of 1995. Hashem Saffiedine, the current head of the Executive Council, was appointed as its chairman and as a member of the Shura Council. While Hezbollah had been engaging in armed activity since its inception, it established the Council as a practical matter to ...

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Hezbollah Finances: Funding the Party of God | The ...

According to press reports from 2002, Syria has actually integrated elements of Hezbollah's military units into the Syrian army in Lebanon and, in a sharp break from the caution exercised by his father, Bashar al Assad supplied Hezbollah with heavy arms itself (on top of Iranian arms transshipped via Damascus), including a new 220 mm rocket in ...

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Images of Hezbollah 'parading US armored vehicles' emerge ...

The US equipment on the photos appear to be the M113 armored personnel carriers that have been in service since 1960 and "are extremely common in the region," Trudeau noted.. The State Department spokeswoman also noted that "the Lebanese military has publicly stated that the M113s depicted online in the Hezbollah military parade were never part of their equipment roster."

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Hezbollah | Meaning, History, & Ideology | Britannica

Hezbollah also continued to fight a sustained guerrilla campaign against Israel in southern Lebanon until Israel's withdrawal in 2000. Years later, on July 12, 2006, Hezbollah, in an attempt to pressure Israel into releasing three Lebanese jailed in Israeli prisons, launched a military operation against Israel, killing a number of Israeli soldiers and abducting two as prisoners of war.

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Hezbollah member, wanted for role in 1985 hijacking that ...

BEIRUT (AP) — Ali Atwa, a senior Hezbollah operative who was on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in in the 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847 that led to the death of a U.S. Navy diver ...

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Images of Hezbollah 'parading US armored vehicles' emerge ...

The US equipment on the photos appear to be the M113 armored personnel carriers that have been in service since 1960 and "are extremely common in the region," Trudeau noted.. The State Department spokeswoman also noted that "the Lebanese military has publicly stated that the M113s depicted online in the Hezbollah military parade were never part of their equipment …

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Israel-Hezbollah War (2006) (President McCain ...

The Israel-Hezbollah war, known in Lebanon as the July War, was a 34-day military conflict between the Forces of Israel, and the Hezbollah paramilitary forces. The conflict began when Hezbollah militants purposely fired rockets at Israeli border towns as a diversion for an anti-tank missile attack on two armored Humvees patrolling the Israeli side of the border fence. Of the seven Israeli ...

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Category:Lists of military equipment - Wikipedia

I. List of equipment of the Indian Army. List of equipment of the Indonesian Air Force. List of equipment of the Indonesian Army. List of equipment of the Indonesian Navy. List of military equipment manufactured in Iran. List of equipment of the Iranian Army. List of current equipment of the Iraqi Army.

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Is Hezbollah stronger than the Lebanese Army? – Idcafe.net

See also: Lebanese Armed Forces Out of Service Equipment The Lebanese Army still uses equipment mostly received through donations or friendly prices. Its work horse is the M113 which is commonly used by every regiment and brigade. A collection of Western and Soviet made arms and equipment exists ranging from rifles to tanks.

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Hezbollah Brigades flaunts US equipment in Anbar operation ...

Hezbollah Brigades operating a US-made M113 armored personnel carrier. A video released on a YouTube account linked to the Popular Mobilization Committee or the "People's Mobilization Units" (PMU), a coalition of largely Shiite militia forces, shows a montage of Hezbollah …

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Setting the Record Straight on Hezbollah: Full Report | AJC

The Shura Council oversees Hezbollah's military, social, and political operations. Occasionally its own leadership exposes the organization's true colors. In January 2002, Mouhamad Panish, one of Hezbollah's representatives in the Lebanese parliament, said that "the military wing of Hezbollah is inseparable from its political wing."

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History & Overview of Hezbollah

Hezbollah, also known as The Party of God, is a radical Shi'a Muslim group fighting against Israel and "western imperialism" in Lebanon.The group does not recognize the legitimacy of Israel and it has been labeled as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) by the U.S. State Department since October 1997.. Hezbollah refers to itself with multiple titles including the "Organization of the ...

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Hezbollah's Military and Political Strength - Factsheet 11 ...

An overview of the political situation in Lebanon and an assessment of the relative political and military strength of Hezbollah. In Brief: The Political situation in Lebanon is a derivative of the various political alliances and the internal division within the Christian camp.The military situation is clear: Hezbollah is the strongest military force, equipped with advanced weaponry, training ...

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Hezbollah's Influence in Lebanon | Counter Extremism Project

Overview. Hezbollah has evolved significantly from its origins as a guerilla group in the early 1980s into a major political and military force. In defiance of U.N. resolutions and international agreements demanding its disarmament, Hezbollah has used its military strength, political power, and grassroots popularity to integrate itself into Lebanese society.

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How does the Netherlands deal with Hezbollah after putting ...

The activities of Hezbollah in Europe. On 14 February 2019, the Austrian Ministry of the Interior announced imposing a ban on several slogans and symbols of terrorist organizations and extremist groups, most notably the Lebanese Hezbollah, the military wing of the Lebanese Hezbollah, which took effect in March 2019 in a move to combat extremism.

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Early reports of Hezbollah missile attack on Israeli ...

According to one report from Reuters, 'informed' Lebanese sources said that Hezbollah carried out an operation against the Israeli army, on Monday, in the border area of the Sheba'a Farms. Other reports said that Hezbollah fired a Kornet anti-tank missile at an Israeli military vehicle in the Sheba'a Farms, which triggered a response ...

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Kata'ib Hezbollah | Military Wiki | Fandom

For other uses of Hezbollah, see Hezbollah (disambiguation). Kata'ib Hezbollah (KH) or Hezbollah Brigades is a Shi'a Iraqi Insurgent group which has been active since 4 months before the beginning of the Iraq War (although their first attack was on October 2003), not to be confused with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. It is said to be an offshoot of the "Special Groups", which are the ...

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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms crops ...

The Israeli military launched movies on Friday meant to show the presence of Hezbollah missile factories within the suburbs of

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US maintains military aid to Lebanon despite Hezbollah's ...

US soldiers unload military equipment destined for the Lebanese Army at Beirut airport, February 13. (American Embassy in Lebanon) TUNIS - Despite US concerns about Hezbollah taking control of Lebanon's Health Ministry, indications point to the United States and its Western allies maintaining their traditional support of the Lebanese ...

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About Hezbollah | Hezbollah

About Hezbollah. Lebanon-based Hezbollah is a transnational Shiite Islamist group founded by Iran in 1982, following the ideology of absolute Wilayat al-Faqih, as expounded by Tehran's late Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini. Since its inception, Hezbollah has engaged in terrorist activities, targeting its own and Iran's ...

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Hezbollah - Wikipedia

Hezbollah (/ ˌ h ɛ z b ə ˈ l ɑː /; Arabic: حزب الله ‎ Ḥizbu 'llāh, literally "Party of Allah" or "Party of God", also transliterated Hizbullah or Hizballah, among others) is a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon. Hezbollah's paramilitary wing is the Jihad Council, and its political wing is the Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc party in the Lebanese ...

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Israeli Military Warned Syrian Soldiers Against Using ...

On July 1, the Israeli military dropped leaflets over the western countryside of Daraa in southern Syria warning Syrian Arab Army (SAA) service members against using devices and equipment which were recently supplied to them by Lebanon's Hezbollah. The leaflets were dropped over an army base located a few kilometers away from the separation ...

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Wikizero - List of military equipment of Hezbollah

List of military equipment of Hezbollah From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: "List of ...

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FSI | CISAC | MAPPINGMILITANTS CISAC - MMP: Hezbollah

Hezbollah is a Shia military and political group based in Lebanon. Hezbollah became an established militant group during the Israeli Occupation of Southern Lebanon in 1982. In its 1985 manifesto, Hezbollah professed its goals were to destroy Israel and expel Western influences from Lebanon and the wider Middle East.

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History & Overview of Hezbollah

Only the military wing of Hezbollah was designated a terrorist group in the UK previously, and this resolution additionally designated their political wing a terrorist organization. In early 2019, the United Kingdom ended the fiction that a distinction can be made between Hezbollah's "military" and "political" wings and designated the ...

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US to give $67 million to Lebanon's military as violence ...

The Biden administration is sending Lebanon's military an additional $67 million in a bid to keep the cash-strapped country's largest functioning security institution from collapsing. Victoria Nuland, the US State Department's second-highest official, announced the new aid during a visit to ...

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Hezbollah: The real winner of the Syrian war? | Middle ...

In terms of military equipment, Iran has used the war to massively increase Hezbollah's stockpiles, which now include guided missiles, unmanned …

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The Marriage and Divorce of Hamas and Hezbollah | Wilson ...

Tehran also allegedly provided Hamas military equipment used in the 2008 and 2012 conflicts with Israel. Hezbollah developed close ties to Hamas as a result of Tehran's sponsorship. In Lebanon, Hezbollah hosted Hamas leaders for years. But in mid-2013, Hezbollah reportedly asked Hamas leaders to leave Dahiyeh, the southern suburbs of Beirut.

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The Most Dangerous Sleeper Cells? Hezbollah in North America

Clare Lopez, Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, indicates that Hezbollah's objectives in North America include: pre-attack casing and surveillance; funding scams, intelligence collection, proscribed military equipment acquisition, and establishing sleeper cells.

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Exclusive: The Hezbollah Military Command Structure

The Al-Qusom is the departmental unit of Hezbollah's military structure – there can be many Al-Qusom units in an Al-Wahda (e.g. Engineering, infantry, and et al.). The Al-Qusom's are generally comprised of no more than 200 soldiers and they can …

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Missiles and Rockets of Hezbollah | Missile Threat

Missiles and Rockets of Hezbollah. Hezbollah ("Party of God") is a Lebanese political party and militant group with close ties to Iran and Syria's Assad regime. It is frequently identified as an Iranian proxy, as the Party supports Tehran's regional ambitions in exchange for military, financial, and political support. 1.

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Category:Hezbollah - Wikipedia

H. Hezbollah involvement in the Syrian civil war ‎ (1 C, 10 P) Hezbollah members ‎ (2 C, 17 P) Hezbollah propaganda organizations ‎ (3 P) Hezbollah–Israel conflict ‎ (3 C, 47 P)

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Hezbollah armed strength - Wikipedia

Hezbollah has the armed strength of a medium-sized army. Hezbollah is generally considered the most powerful non-state actor in the world, and to be stronger than the Lebanese Army. A hybrid force, the group maintains "robust conventional and unconventional military capabilities." The party's fighting strength has grown substantially since the 2006 Lebanon War.

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The Houthi War Machine: From Guerrilla War to State ...

Abstract: The Houthi rebels have been at war with the Yemeni government almost constantly since 2004. In the first six years, the Houthis fought an increasingly effective guerrilla war in their mountainous home provinces, but after 2010, they metamorphosed into the most powerful military entity in the country, capturing the three largest cities in Yemen. The … Continued

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Hezbollah stages military parade in Syria

A military parade staged by Hezbollah in the Syrian city of Al-Qusayr has caused a stir in the Arab world. According to Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General, Naim Qassem, "This military …

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Military - GlobalSecurity.org

Katibat Zayd Ebin Ali. Kata'ib Hizballah (KH) is an Iraqi terrorist organization responsible for numerous terrorist acts against Iraqi, U.S., and other targets in Iraq since 2007. Kataib ...

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The Lebanese Armed Forces, Hezbollah, and Military ...

Download the Report Executive Summary On July 20, 2017, the Lebanese Shi'a militant group Hezbollah confirmed that it had put in motion a plan to dislodge Jabhat al-Nusra (JAN) militants from Lebanon. The commencement of Hezbollah military operations preempted the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) from putting in motion plans tied to clearing JAN and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria …

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Russia and Hezbollah 'officially' working together in ...

Russia and Hezbollah have begun "official" military coordination in Syria at the behest of Moscow, according to a report published Thursday on a pro-Hezbollah news site.

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