"The (resistance) is a permanent national necessity that should last as long as the Israeli threat, and in the absence of a strong, stable state in Lebanon.”Nadim Ladki, “Hezbollah Cuts Islamist Rhetoric in New Manifesto,” Reuters, November 30, 2009, accessed August 4, 2014, http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/11/30/us-lebanon-hezbollah-idUSTRE5AT3VK20091130.
In reference to the U.N.’s suggestion to include what Zuhri calls the “so-called Holocaust” in Gaza’s school curriculum: “We think it's more important to teach Palestinians the crimes of the Israeli occupation.”“Hamas leader denies Nazi genocide of Jews,” USA Today, August 31, 2009, http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2009-08-31-hamas-holocaust_N.htm.
“Why should any Palestinian ‘recognize’ the monstrous crime carried out by Israel's founders and continued by its deformed modern apartheid state...” Moussa Abu Marzook, “Hamas’ Stand,” Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2007, http://www.latimes.com/la-oe-marzook10jul10-story.html#axzz2wYFiHYTy.
“It was an American war by providing the arms and the planning and by giving deadline after deadline to the enemy. What stopped the war was the Zionists' failure to defeat us."“Hezbollah Leader: Militants ‘Won’t Surrender Arms’,” CNN, September 22, 2006, accessed October 23, 2014, http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/09/22/lebanon.rally/.
“Today the resistance owns more than 25,000 missiles. ... The resistance has been able to regroup and rearm and regain its capability.”“Hezbollah Leader: Militants ‘Won’t Surrender Arms’,” CNN, September 22, 2006, accessed October 23, 2014, http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/meast/09/22/lebanon.rally/.
Ismail Haniyeh, then–Hamas-designated disputed prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, August 2006
“We will never recognize the usurper Zionist government and will continue our jihad-like movement until the liberation of Jerusalem.” “Palestinian Prime Minister Vows Not to Recognize Israel,” Associated Press, December 8, 2006, http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-12-08-palestinian-pm_x.htm.
One day after a suicide bomber explodes in Tel Aviv: “There is no other means for the Palestinians to defend themselves. That is why I cannot condemn this type of operation in occupied Palestine."Robin Wright, “Inside the Mind of Hezbollah,” Washington Post, July 16, 2006, accessed October 28, 2014, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/14/AR2006071401401_pf.html.
“Before Israel dies, it must be humiliated and degraded. Allah willing, before they die, they will experience humiliation and degradation every day.” ““Hamas Leader Khaled Mash’al at a Damascus Mosque: The Nation of Islam Will Sit at the Throne of the World and the West Will Be Full of Remorse When It Is Too Late,” MEMRI - The Middle East Media Research Institute, February 3, 2006, http://www.memritv.org/clip_transcript/en/1024.htm.
“Ever since the emergence of the cancerous tumor of Zionism in Palestine, the Western countries have been acting in collusion with the Zionist regime. In other words, Israel has been tasked with protecting the regional interests of the Western powers by posing a constant threat to the security of the Islamic countries in the region. And the Western countries, in return, have pledged to fully support this cancerous tumor. Today, it is the United States that is playing a major role in supporting the Zionist entity.” “Leader's Statements in a Meeting with Participants in IWMC,” The Center for preserving and Publishing the Works of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, January 31, 2002, http://english.khamenei.ir//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=162&Itemid=31.
“If they (Jews) all gather in Israel, it will save us the trouble of going after them worldwide.”Badih Chayban, “Nasrallah Alleges ‘Christian Zionist’ Plot,” The Daily Star. October 23, 2002, accessed June 3, 2014, http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2002/Oct-23/21779-nasrallah-alleges-christian-zionist-plot.ashx#axzz33cF0Jcty.
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