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 ...

Timeline | Hezbollah

Israel claims the Lebanese Army gave the U.S.-supplied APCs to Hezbollah, but U.S. investigations proved this claim to be false. It appears that the military equipment on display was taken from the SLA, civil war surplus, or forcibly seized from the LAF in the 1980s.

Hezbollah | Meaning, History, & Ideology | Britannica

 · Hezbollah, Arabic Ḥizb Allāh ("Party of God"), also spelled Hezbullah or Hizbullah, political party and militant group that first emerged during Lebanon's civil war as a militia after the Israeli invasion of that country in 1982.. Formation, …

How Hezbollah Came to Dominate Information Warfare | …

 · Hezbollah's information warfare portfolio includes newspapers, social media outlets, television programming, and a major internet presence. Its websites reflect the group's diverse agenda and aim to be multi-generational in their …

Israel is scared of Hezbollah. The submarine scandal ...

 · Israel is scared of Hezbollah. The submarine scandal conceals that ... the Israeli military leadership has resorted to preventive and deterrence measures and transferred military equipment from ...

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 …

Hezbollah's Russian Military Education in Syria | The ...

 · The Russian military education that Hezbollah will receive in the coming months will only reinforce the group's optimism -- and capabilities. Muni Katz, a brigadier general in the IDF, is a 2015-2016 visiting military fellow at The Washington Institute. Nadav Pollak is the Institute's Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation Fellow.

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.

Hezbollah-Linked Newspaper Reports Military Buildup on ...

 · A Hezbollah-allied newspaper, As-Safir, recently published a series reports on the massive infrastructure, including a network of tunnels, that the Iranian-backed terrorist organization has been building on Lebanon's border with Israel, The Times of Israel reported Saturday. According to the Times, Hezbollah is "painting a picture of a military force highly …

Hezbollah: The Model of a Hybrid Threat - ETH Z

 · are recruited to the military wing of Hezbollah. Relations with Iran and Syria. Since its beginning, Hezbollah's terrorist cells, Security Apparatus and military units have been supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. The country's assistance led to improvements in training, equipment and discipline of the group.

Images of Hezbollah 'parading US armored vehicles' …

 · 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 …

Subhi al-Tufayli | Military Wiki | Fandom

 · Subhi al-Tufayli (صبحي الطفيلي) (born 1948) was secretary-general of Hezbollah from 1989 until 1991. Al-Tufayli was a Shia Islamist and a close follower of the late Ruhollah Khomeini. Al-Tufayli spent nine years studying theology in the city of Najaf, Iraq, where he met and was influenced by other Islamist clerics and by the teachings of Ruhollah Khomeini. Returning to …

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 …

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 · The Majlis al-Shura, or Consultative Council, is the group's highest governing body and is led by Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah. Hizballah is dedicated to liberating Jerusalem and eliminating ...

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 ...

A report on recent developments in the Middle East and …

 · crucial advantage in terms of military equipment, supplied by its Iranian masters. Moreover, the dynamic of the intra-Shi'ite conflict was greatly influenced by broader geopolitical developments at that time. In the summer months of 1988, the ongoing war between Iran and Iraq was leaning toward a decisive Iraqi

Hezbollah | Meaning, History, & Ideology | Britannica

 · Hezbollah, militant group and political party that emerged in Lebanon following the Israeli invasion of that country in 1982. The group gained prestige after a 34-day war with Israel in 2006 and became increasingly prominent in …

(PDF) Understanding the Power of Hezbollah: the Secret to ...

Understanding the Power of Hezbollah: the Secret to its Victories, and its Permanence in the Lebanese Political Arena ... group in terms of military assets, equipment, logistics, and forces were unbalanced. ... And in the Israeli army capacity outgrew that of Hezbollah in terms of quantity and quality. Based on this experience, one can estimate ...

Israel defends fake Lebanon military buildup map as ...

 · A "declassified" map of an alleged Hezbollah military buildup in southern Lebanon shared by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has been exposed by Twitter users as a fake, forcing the IDF to admit the picture was just a "visual …

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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.

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.

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 ...

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 …

Hezbollah as an Army - INSS

 · efficient military organization. This essay will address solely the military aspect of Hezbollah – the branch referred to by Hezbollah members as the "Islamic Resistance." This essay argues that the Islamic Resistance is a well-organized, well trained, and well equipped army that has learned from its conflicts with Israel

Hezbollah - Capabilities And Role In The Middle EastSouth ...

 · Assessments of Hezbollah's armed strength vary. Iran's FARS news agency data from October 2016 put Hezbollah's armed strength at no less than 65,000 troops, including reserves. Of them, 21,000 are professional soldiers with constant training. According to the 2017 Military Balance, currently 5-8 thousand Hezbollah troops are fighting in ...