Definition of Lebanese hizballah
1. Noun. 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.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Lebanese Republic, Lebanon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lebanese Hizballah
Literary usage of Lebanese hizballah
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Patterns of Global Terrorism 1993 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... the lebanese hizballah, and Egypt's al Gama'at ... efforts in developing the lebanese hizballah group while he served as ..."
2. Patterns of Global Terrorism, 1997 edited by Christopher W. Ross (1998)
"... of the Middle East Peace Process. ln the fall of 1997, Tehran hosted numerous representatives of terrorist groups—including HAMAS, lebanese hizballah, ..."
3. Consequences of Chinas Military Sales to Iran: Hearing Before the Committee edited by Benjamin A. Gilman (1999)
""Iran provides arms, training, and money to lebanese hizballah and several Palestinian extremist groups that use terrorism to oppose the Middle East peace ..."