Organization

Hezbollah

Hezbollah (literally “Party of Allah” or “Party of God”—also transliterated Hizbullah, Hizballah, etc.) is a Shia Islamist political party and militant group based in Lebanon. Hezbollah’s paramilitary wing is the Jihad Council, and its political wing is the Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc party in the Lebanese parliament. Since the death of Abbas al-Musawi in 1992, the group has been headed by Hassan Nasrallah, its Secretary-General. — Wikipedia

Background on Lebanon's Hezbollah

Background on Lebanon’s Hezbollah

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Four suspects belonging to Lebanon’s armed Shi’ite Hezbollah group have been tried in absentia by the U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon for the 2005 murder of former Sunni Muslim prime…