Hezbollah

The Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah (“the Party of God”) emerged in Lebanon in 1982 following Israel’s invasion to halt cross-border guerilla attacks by the Palestine Liberation Organization. Despite its rhetoric of freeing Lebanon from foreign occupation, Hezbollah has made no secret that it is heavily supported by foreign powers, namely the Islamist Iranian regime. The group has been responsible for murderous terror attacks against Israeli, American, and Jewish targets around the globe. Like Iran, Hezbollah considers the United States and Israel to be its chief enemies, which has led to a global terrorist campaign against the two nations.

Leaders

Hassan Nasrallah

Secretary-General

Naim Qassem

Deputy Secretary-General

Mustafa Badreddine

Military Commander (deceased)

Hashem Safieddine

Head of Executive Assembly

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Fact:

On June 13, 2016, convicted terrorist Larossi Abballa stabbed to death two married police officers in their home in Magnanville, France, in an attack claimed by ISIS. Abballa livestreamed the murder on Facebook and held the couple’s three-year-old son hostage before police stormed the home.

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