Definitions

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  • n. 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

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Examples

  • The Foreign Office insists it is talking to what it calls Hizbullah's "political wing," and will not hold discussions with the movement's "military wing."

    The Daily Star > News Feed

  • I don't think Hizbullah is in the same position where it was before the war, and won't be able to repeat what it did.

    Can't let the Italians lead

  • I try to keep a distance from the main Hizbullah phalanx, but as I’m rounding the corner onto Park Lane, a policeman approaches a man close to me who’s been carrying a Hizbullah flag on a tall pole and suggests to him that it’s ‘inappropriate’ to be carrying a Hizbullah flag at that height.

    Green and yellow flags « Squares of Wheat

  • Why is the prime minister not calling Hizbullah a terrorist organization?

    Release of Radical Group's Leaders Causes Shock in Turkey

  • "Syria claims that it wants peace, while simultaneously delivering Scud missiles to Hizbullah, which is constantly threatening the security of the state of Israel," The Washington Postquoted him as telling Israel Radio.

    Has Syria Really Delivered New Missiles to Hizbullah?

  • "We're currently in a situation where Iran has two bases of terror, one in Lebanon called Hizbullah, the other in Gaza called Hamas," Meridor says.

    A Chanukah Miracle?

  • But then again: Jumblat is the king of contradiction: he precipitated the current crisis by calling for an end to the communication lines and calling Hizbullah responsible for the assassinations in Lebanon, and yet today as he does once a week he called Hizbullah "the resistance" and spoke of the need for its protection, and even for the preservation of the communication lines that he called for its elimination.

    Thursday, May 08, 2008

  • Of course all this misrepresents Hizbullah, which is a political movement with a military wing, and which derives its most important credibility from being about the only Arab group that is dead serious about giving back and keeping it real.

    rami khouri latest lebanon star op-ed

  • They have been calling Hizbullah every day to take the letter and they refuse to come, they are not willing to come to take it.

    ‘I Am Just a Wife’

  • At the same time, though, she took pains to avoid calling Hizbullah a terrorist organization -- although the State Department has officially labeled it that for years.

    THE RIDDLE OF HIZBULLAH

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